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Strong sales drive Walker Greenbank H1 profits up

Strong sales drive Walker Greenbank H1 profits up

Wed, 01 October 2014

Interior furniture producer Walker Greenbank saw its pre-tax profits for the first half of the year rise from £2m to £2.3m, thanks to strong performances in its three main markets. In the UK, which is... [more]

Workspace sells first phase of Poplar Business Park redevelopment

Workspace sells first phase of Poplar Business Park redevelopment

Tue, 30 September 2014

London property group Workspace has sold the first phase of its redeveloped Poplar Business Park site to AIM-listed Telford Homes. FTSE 250-listed Workspace will receive £16.3m in cash around February... [more]

Regency Mines looks to raise funds through the issue of over 100m shares

Regency Mines looks to raise funds through the issue of over 100m shares

Mon, 29 September 2014

Regency Mines, an Australian based mining company, announced the issue of over 100m shares, raising around £400,000. The company has its intention to issue 103m new shares priced at an average of 0.43... [more]

Lightwaverf expects full year revenues to fall below expectations

Lightwaverf expects full year revenues to fall below expectations

Mon, 29 September 2014

Home technology supplier Lightwaverf has predicted its full year revenues will be below expectations, though they will represent a significant increase year-on-year. The group said that failure to mee... [more]

IS Solutions shares drop but firm remains positive ahead of H2

IS Solutions shares drop but firm remains positive ahead of H2

Mon, 29 September 2014

Hardware and software developer IS Solutions cited a strong pound as one of the contributing factors to its first half pre-tax loss. The company swung from a profit of £0.34m in the first six months o... [more]

Environmental Recycling Technologies reduces H1 loss but shares plummet

Mon, 29 September 2014

A decrease in administrative expenses allowed UK-based Environmental Recycling Technologies (ERT) to narrow its loss in the first six months of 2014. The company's results last year were affected by a... [more]

Acta shares crater despite revenue increase

Mon, 29 September 2014

Hydrogen energy company Acta saw total revenues increase to €304,000 in six months that ended 30 June 2014, compared to €238,000 in the previous year. In operating terms the company's loss... [more]

New Trend Lifestyle Group reports sliding sales

Mon, 29 September 2014

Shares in New Trend Lifestyle Group lost around a fifth of their value on Monday morning after the Feng Shui products and services group disappointed with its first half results. A depressed retail en... [more]

London Mining warns of insufficient funds, shares nose-dive

Mon, 29 September 2014

Shares in London Mining slumped on Monday after the group admitted it does not have enough liquidity to continue to trade while it negotiates further funding. It explained that it was in detailed nego... [more]

Andrew Sykes Group publishes disappointing results

Fri, 26 September 2014

Air-conditioning rental firm, Andrew Sykes Group (ASY), has published disappointing results for the six months ending June 2013, with a substantial decrease in revenue and profits before tax. ASY repo... [more]

Styles & Wood loss decreases due to retailers strong demand

Fri, 26 September 2014

Property services and project delivery specialist Styles & Wood saw its revenues go down during the first six months of the year despite strong demand from food retailers and new acquisitions. The gro... [more]

PSPI profit slips in H1

Fri, 26 September 2014

Public Service Properties Investments (PSPI) saw its first half pre-tax profit fall from £1.69m to £0.87m, as costs rose during the first six months of the year. Operating profit fell from £3m to £2.5... [more]

Avation increases stake in Capital Lease Aviation

Fri, 26 September 2014

Aircraft leasing group Avatation has agreed to acquire 351,900 shares in AIM-listed Capital Lease Aviation. The transaction, announced Friday, increases its stake in the aircraft lessor to 95.1%. The... [more]

Sirius Minerals appoints new CFO

Fri, 26 September 2014

AIM-listed Sirius Minerals has appointed Rachel Rhodes, a former director at London Mining, as its new chief financial officer (CFO). Rhodes has more than 15 years of experience in the mining sector, ... [more]

Proteome Sciences wins $2m biomarker deal

Thu, 25 September 2014

teerngasAIM biotech Proteome Sciences has been signed up to provide to develop diagnostic products for Alzheimer's disease group Genting TauRx Diagnostic, worth $2m in upfront and milestone payments. ... [more]

Mission Marketing sales go down but profits rise

Thu, 25 September 2014

teerngasThe marketing communications and advertising Mission Marketing Group saw a 7% decrease in its sales during the first half of the year. Turnover decreased to £62.8m compared to £67.6m during th... [more]

Surface Transformations jumps after contract win

Thu, 25 September 2014

Shares in Surface Transformation leapt by around a third on Thursday morning after the group revealed that it has signed a pre-production contract with an international aerospace system supplier. Unde... [more]

Clean Air Power withdraws Genesis-EDGE engine from testing

Thu, 25 September 2014

Clean Air Power sent its shares firmly into the red on Thursday after announced that its US Genesis-EDGE Dual-Fuel test engine has been temporarily withdrawn from testing thanks to a technical issue. ... [more]

Surgical Innovations interim results disappoint

Thu, 25 September 2014

It was a disappointing first half performance for Surgical Innovations Group, which blamed a significant drop in profit on an impairment charge resulting from its decision to focus on sustainable long... [more]

Sirius Minerals signs MoU with Tanzania Fertilizer Company

Thu, 25 September 2014

Potash developer Sirius Minerals has entered a memorandum of understanding over a joint venture with state-owned Tanzania Fertilizer Company. Sirius said the agreement was aimed at establishing and fo... [more]

Tangiers Petroleum tanks on cash call as suspension lifted

Wed, 24 September 2014

Shares in oil explorer Tangiers Petroleum crashed further on Wednesday when the company revealed it had just A$1.25m cash left after higher than expected costs at the TAO-1 well offshore Morocco. Tang... [more]

Nanoco expects quantum dots production in South Korea to begin in H1 2015

Wed, 24 September 2014

Britain-based nanotechnology company Nanoco said the production of quantum dots at its partner Dow Chemical's plant in South Korea was expected to start in the first half of 2015. Dow said it would st... [more]

Trinity Mirror admits liability in phone hacking cases

Wed, 24 September 2014

British newspaper group Trinity Mirror said its subsidiary company MGN has admitted liability in four cases of phone hacking. MGN said the four individuals involved in the cases would receive compensa... [more]

INTERVIEW - Personal Group reaps benefits of shake-up

Wed, 24 September 2014

Staff benefit and insurance provider Personal Group hailed the success of a turnaround strategy for helping it increase first-half sales, profits and dividends. The group said moves to bring in new st... [more]

INTERVIEW Local pubs still have a bright future, says Shepherd Neame

Wed, 24 September 2014

Local pubs still have a future despite rising numbers of closures, brewing and pub group Shepherd Neame said as it served up record profits on Wednesday. The ISDX-listed company, whose ales include Sp... [more]

FTSE 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Royal Mail 399.70 1.91 16:43
Imperial Tobacco Group 2,679.00 0.56 17:07
Schroders 2,404.00 0.54 16:49
Intertek Group 2,631.00 0.38 17:07
G4S 251.60 0.36 16:59

FTSE 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Sainsbury (J) 234.00 -6.96 17:03
Morrison (Wm) Supermarkets 159.90 -4.99 16:41
BG Group 1,093.00 -4.12 17:07
Tesco 180.20 -3.22 17:05
Johnson Matthey 2,825.00 -3.22 17:09