Britain's property market is slowing as political and economic uncertainty take their toll on sales, buyer demand and prices, a closely watched survey has shown.
Edinburgh-based oil and gas company Bowleven cut back on losses in its last financial year despite not having generated any revenue throughout the period.
Thursday is due to see the latest round of Brexit talks kick off again in Brussels, UK industrial and trade data and results from the likes of AstraZeneca, Burberry, Halfords, National Grid and Sainsbury's.
British equipment rental and services company Vp announced on Wednesday that it had acquired the entire issued share capital of Bristol-based firm Brandon Hire Group Holdings.
AECI announced on Wednesday that, via a wholly owned subsidiary, it had reached an agreement with Imperial Chemical Logistics (ICL) to acquire 100% of the issued share capital in Schirm, itself a subsidiary of ICL for a cash consideration of €110. 5m.
Specialist pharmaceutical company N4 Pharma announced the results of its latest study for its ‘nuvec’ silica nanoparticles (SiNPs) delivery system.
Life sciences business OptiBiotix Health issued a product development and commercial update on its ‘SlimBiome’ product platform on Thursday, reporting that it was launching a new improved version of the platform following the announcement of the manufacturing and supply agreement with Knighton Foods on 1 November.
Multi-utility infrastructure and services provider Fulcrum Utility Services announced on Wednesday that its operating subsidiary Fulcrum Electricity Assets has been granted an independent distribution network operator (iDNO) licence by the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets - Ofgem.
Investors in healthcare software and supporting services supplier Craneware were told on Wednesday that the company has experienced a “positive start” to trading in the first four months of the year, as they gathered for the annual general meeting.
Engineer GKN is close to setting up a joint venture with Chinese state aerospace manufacturer Comac, according to a report on Wednesday.
Diversified royalty company Duke Royalty announced a new advisory agreement with Partners Value Investments on Wednesday.
Design-led technology supplier Stadium Group updated the market on its trading in Wednesday, reporting that “significant progress” was continuing to be made in transitioning from a purely electronic assemblies business to a design-led technology business.
GlaxoSmithKline has appointed Hal Barron - currently president of research & development at Alphabet-funded Calico - as chief scientific officer and president of R&D, replacing Patrick Vallance.
GetBusy announced on Wednesday that Paul Haworth has joined the company as chief financial officer, initially in a non-board position.
Cell-based therapeutics developer ReNeuron Group updated the market on Wednesday on its ongoing Phase I/II clinical trial of its hRPC cell therapy candidate for the blindness-causing disease retinitis pigmentosa.
AIM-listed Genedrive has announced the departure of chief operating officer, Allan Brown, with immediate effect.
Rio Tinto is said to be mulling the acquisition of a $5bn (£3. 8bn) stake in a Chilean lithium producer as demand for the metal surges due to its use in electric car batteries.
Snoozebox has appointed administrators after discussions with its primary lender failed to bear fruit.
Ricardo has made a strong start to its financial year after an increase in orders connected with electric or hybrid vehicles.
Broadcaster Sky has said it would have to review the future of its Sky News operation if regulators were to block a proposed move for 21st Century Fox to purchase the 61% of the company it does not currently own.