News archive from 4 August 2014, page 3

Share hunter: Strong ARM tactics a good prospect

Share hunter: Strong ARM tactics a good prospect

The company today is a member of the FTSE100, with a market capitalisation of £12billion and worldwide operations. ARM creates and licences its own technology, which includes semiconductors, software design and processors, as intellectual property...

 
Pizza tycoon Osmond to bid for tasty Strada

Pizza tycoon Osmond to bid for tasty Strada

The leisure and life insurance entrepreneur's Sun Capital Partners is believed to be one of several private equity houses in the running to buy Strada, which is part of Tragus, the group behind Cafe Rouge and Bella Italia. Stock market listed chain...

 
Royal Mail in Post Office online link up

Royal Mail in Post Office online link up

The Local Collect delivery channel - a partnership between Royal Mail and the Post Office - is already used by businesses such as lingerie retailer Figleaves.com and this will be extended to the 20,000 small and medium-sized business customers with...

 
Office steps up for potential £300m float

Office steps up for potential £300m float

Silverfleet Capital is understood to be close to hiring investment bank JP Morgan to handle a listing next year. It would be following the likes of Poundland, Pets and Home, Bonmarché and Shoe Zone in tapping into a healthy investor demand for...

 
WEEK AHEAD: Turnaround is still on course at Aviva as insurers post profits

WEEK AHEAD: Turnaround is still on course at Aviva as insurers post profits

AVIVA chief executive Mark Wilson will want to show the City his turnaround plan has not lost momentum when he unveils interim figures on Thursday. The country's second largest insurer is expected to post operating profits up 4 per cent to...

 
Calls for cheaper loans for small businesses to ignite confidence

Calls for cheaper loans for small businesses to ignite confidence

Signs of a slowdown in the UK's economic recovery have been signalled by recent consumer confidence and manufacturing data. An SME (small and medium-sized enterprises) trends survey today by employers' organisation the CBI shows that strong output...

 
£5.7m float for weight-fighting OptiBiotix after Ducat deal

£5.7m float for weight-fighting OptiBiotix after Ducat deal

OptiBiotix Health will join the market following a reverse takeover by Aim-listed investor group Ducat Ventures. It will raise £3.3million with an expected market value of £5.7million and is being advised by Cairn Financial Advisers. OptiBiotix...

 
Sheltham on track after buyout deal

Sheltham on track after buyout deal

It is already listed on Aim but it is set to change its name to Sheltam, the Port Elizabeth based business in which it already holds a 50 per cent stake. PME is issuing new shares to the owners of Sheltam and will become a holding company of a trading...

 
Robert Pattinson shocked by Hollywood divas

Robert Pattinson shocked by Hollywood divas

The 28-year-old actor's upcoming movie Maps To The Stars is a satire about the excesses of the Hollywood lifestyle. And Robert - who found stardom in the Twilight films - believes it is not far from the truth. “It's amazing how quickly people change...

 
Tamara Beckwith expecting her thid child at 44, almost 30 years after her first born

Tamara Beckwith expecting her thid child at 44, almost 30 years after her first born

The former TV presenter, who had her first child 27 years ago, announced the news this week while revealing that she is expecting a baby boy. Due in November, the 44-year-old revealed that she was over the moon with the news that she was expecting,...

 

Victoria to ban smoking in all outdoor dining areas

Hospitality workers are entitled to an environment free of smoke, says the Cancer Council. Photograph: Julian Smith/AAP The Victorian government intends to ban smoking in all outdoor dining and hospitality areas across the state. It also plans to...

Guardian, 00:48 in Health
 

Arts classes primary pupils 'down'

Numbers of primary pupils taking part in artistic activities after school have fallen by a third since the general election, according to a new Labour analysis of official figures. And the figures show a widening gap between the participation of white...

 

Holidaying workers 'check emails'

More than half of office workers check their emails while on holiday, according to a new survey. Figures from online travel agent Travel Republic show that 52% will log in for work when they should officially be chilling out and 26% of those said they...

 

Earning power 'at peak during 40s'

Professionals reach their earning power peak in their 40s while salaries drop to their lowest level during their 50s, according to new research. Saving potential is at its lowest during the decade pre-retirement as average wages drop and household...

 

Congestion charge texting 'to go'

Text messages are to be dropped as a way for drivers to pay for their congestion charge under plans being considered by Transport for London (TfL). A new Smartphone app may replace text messages which make up around 400 out of the 130,000 congestion...

 


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