Daisy reverses out of public glare

Northern success story goes private but maintains strategy of borrowing to buy rivals

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MySale, Real Good Food, Fortune Oil, and Beacon Hill featured

A year in a word: Vlogging

For fame-hungry teens, vlogging is the latest route to stardom

Cancer trial successes fuel investment

Adaptimmune flags potential to treat broad range of tumours

Aim company gains cross-listing in Kenya

Oil group Atlas Development & Support Services seeks more investors

Imagination conjures vision of sales rise

Apple chip supplier says heavy investment in products is complete

Cloudy horizon for Iomart

Cinven was right to be wary of buyout as share price falls

Brompton bicycle sales rise in Asia Pacific

London folding bike maker steps up production to meet growing demand

One in five suppliers bullied, claims FSB

‘Alarming evidence’ of mistreatment by big companies, group says

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Quindell calls in PwC to review business

Auditor to examine cash performance at claims-processing business

Companies’ corruption defences inadequate

Three years after Bribery Act took effect many fail at compliance

Auction houses: Troubleshooters

New chiefs must draw up plans to reinvigorate both Sotheby’s and Christie’s

Treasury listens to VAT fears of digital entrepreneurs

Campaigners say government is responding to warnings of impact on small UK enterprises

Cenkos heads north to tap into regions

Small-cap broker is establishing office in Liverpool

Sinclair launches new Spectrum computer

New model set to cost £100 and include 1,000 preloaded games

Oil price drop scuppers Petroceltic deal

Dragon retreats from share deal worth nearly £500m

Kellaway v Brûlé on workplace design

Lucy visits Monocle to inspect its new manifesto for business

Mulberry appoints Coca creative director

Main task will be to re-establish Mulberry’s core business, says chief

Groups to raise capital equipment spending

Small and medium businesses look to tech and new kit in drive to improve their productivity

Focusrite hopes IPO gets whole lotta love

Former Led Zeppelin soundman’s company in £80m float


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