Battle for Bwin reflects rising stakes

GVC and 888 must hold nerve in increasingly tense sector

Aldermore profits surge on strong lending

Specialist lender warns on rising competition in mortgage market

HSS Hire issues second profit warning

Rental company downgrades sales and earnings forecasts for 2015

North Sea losses push Petrofac into red

Earnings slip but chief confident of oil group’s prospects

Cocktails mixed by Nathan from Gin Garden at Clifton Nurseries
©Rick Pushinsky

Distilleries making a spirited return

Fashion for bespoke alcohol at premium prices is growing fast

Rank Group PLC - Rank Group reports first-half underlying pretax profit up...Pictured: Mecca Bingo customers playing at a table.

Rank profits rise on Mecca winning streak

Bingo halls reverse decline and leisure group increases dividend

Amazon to open London data support centre

US tech company eyes city’s expanding start-up scene

Modelling agencies to be probed for alleged price fixing

UK competition regulator to examine whether there was a cartel

Yasser Khattak

Teenager who set out to become a tycoon

Yasser Khattak focused on plugs and switches to find a solution to an everyday problem

Surrey cricket club launches £3.5m bond

Members eager to help stump up funding for new Oval stand

Buck must stop with Kids Company trustees

Those responsible for overseeing charity must explain what they did

Approved Chinese herbal cure to hit UK

Medicine approved by UK drugs regulator set to be sold in Holland & Barrett health stores

Rothschild and Woodford invest in Seedrs

Investment will enable crowdfunding platform to expand in the US

UK takeaway start-up Deliveroo nets $70m

Early-stage delivery business latest to fulfil investor appetite

Royal London to hire ex-pensions minister

Lib Dem once accused by mutual of ‘headline-grabbing’ policies

A reflection on Aim’s 20th anniversary

The junior class learns the lessons of its entry policies

Made.com raises £40m for European growth

Brent Hoberman’s online furniture group looks to generate more revenues from outside UK

Immunocore gets record biotech backing

Eli Lilly, Neil Woodford fund UK cancer drug firm

UK space start-ups to get £80m fund boost

Thales and Airbus to help identify and nurture prospects

UK companies fear speaking out on Brexit

Groups worried about alienating customers

EMAIL BRIEFING

Sign up for FT Opening Quote, your daily City briefing, with commentary from City Editor Jonathan Guthrie on breaking corporate and market stories ahead of the London open.

Sign up now

COMPANIES NEWS ON TWITTER

More FT Twitter accounts
SHARE THIS QUOTE