Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced plans to outlaw the carrying of acids in public, with sales to people under-18 to be banned after a spate of attacks across the UK she described as "absolutely revolting".
UK-based holding company Learning Technologies announced an "ambitious target" at its capital markets event on Tuesday.
British telecommunications startup Truphone is planning to wipe out its debt and expand its offer, after a £255m fundraise involving a group of investors - including Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich.
Infection prevention, contamination control and hygiene products manufacturer Tristel announced a change to the expected approval date from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its foam-based chlorine dioxide product ‘Duo’ on Tuesday.
Ergomed confirmed the successful completion of its acquisition of PSR Group on Tuesday, following the admission to trading on AIM of 2,081,339 new ordinary shares as of 0800 BST on Monday.
Advanced testing systems designer, manufacturer and supplier AB Dynamics updated the market on its trading on Tuesday, ahead of its final results for the 12 months to 31 August.
Biotechnology company Oxford BioDynamics announced the grant of a “key patent” in the United States by the US Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday, covering its ‘EpiSwitch’ novel technology platform.
Multi-occupancy property developer Watkin Jones announced on Tuesday that it has exchanged contracts to forward-sell a 618 student bed development in Pittodrie, Aberdeen to an unnamed institutional investor.
Two events are set to dominate the business agenda on Wednesday, half-year results from Britain's biggest food retailer and a survey on the performance of the country's dominant services sector.
Unilever confirmed on Tuesday that it was reviewing its production of Colman's Mustard at a manufacturing site in Norwich shared by Britvic, which announced earlier that it was closing its drinks business there.
Life science company SkinBioTherapeutics has passed third party cellular toxicity tests for its ‘SkinBiotix’ technology, it announced on Tuesday, which the board said confirmed previous in-house observations on its safety and applicability.
Energy storage technology company RedT Energy announced the sale of a 300kW 1MWh hybrid energy storage system for Monash University in Melbourne, Australia on Tuesday.
National and regional publisher Trinity Mirror has reached an agreement with Steve Coogan for a six-figure pay-out over charges that journalists at the Mirror had allegedly hacked the comedian's phone.
AIM-listed model train set maker Hornby has appointed Lyndon Charles Davies as its new chief executive officer replacing Steve Cooke, who will step down with immediate effect.
Exhibition and conference organisers ITE Group announced in a pre-close statement on Tuesday that it was expecting to report higher revenue than initially forecast as the company's decision to focus on core market-leading events had begun to pay off.
Sunderland based retailer SCS Group reported a rise in its net profit on Tuesday as its preliminary results showed an increased sales density at its furniture and flooring stores.
Copper exploration and development junior Asiamet Resources announced on Tuesday that it had found further high-grade base and precious metal rich mineralisation at its BKZ prospect in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia.
UK construction activity declined for first time in 13 months in September, according to a closely followed survey of the industry that indicated "fragile" client confidence and a lack of new infrastructure projects was hitting new business volumes.
Medical device company Inspiration Healthcare Group announced on Tuesday that NeuroproteXeon, in which it has an 8. 1% fully diluted shareholding, has secured a licence agreement with Mallinckrodt for the development and commercialisation of NeuroproteXeon's investigational, pharmaceutical-grade xenon gas for inhalation therapy.
Oesophageal doppler monitoring firm Deltex Medical Group announced the addition of a “significant” new hospital account in the US on Tuesday.