More than 100 additional Carillion employees have been made redundant on Thursday, pushing the total figure to 930, according to the Official Receiver.
Compass guided towards good growth for the full year after a strong start to the year, though the catering group said the first quarter was soured slightly by higher UK cost pressures.
Data processing technology Ethernity Networks announced on Thursday that it has appointed Rob O'Hara as its vice president of worldwide sales.
Thor Mining confirmed on Thursday that its shares have been placed in a trading halt on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) at the request of the company, pending the release of an announcement in relation to a resource announcement on the Kapunda copper project, in which it could earn up to a 45% interest.
Outdoor small-sided soccer centre operator Goals Soccer Centres announced on Thursday that, after what the board called a “rigorous and extensive” search, it has appointed of Andrew Edward Anson as its chief executive with effect from 23 April.
Shares in Welsh Technology firm IQE have tumbled almost 19% after Muddy Waters Capital raised concerns about the company's accounting.
88 Energy shares halted on ASX
88 Energy issued a short update on Thursday, announcing that its shares have been placed in a trading halt on the Australian Securities Exchange, pending the release of an announcement in relation to underwriting of listed options in the company.
Tracsis issued further information on its recent acquisitions on Thursday, having announced the purchase of the entire issued share capital of Travel Compensation Services, Delay Repay Sniper and S Dalby Consulting on 1 February.
DFS Furniture posted a rise in first-half sales on Thursday thanks to its acquisition of Sofology, as it said full-year expectations remain unchanged.
Friday should be quite quiet after recent events, with Victrex the biggest name expected to provide a trading update ahead of UK industrial production numbers later in the morning.
Share in Dillistone jumped after the company guided towards significantly better-than-expected full-year operating profits and sounded a confident note on the likely success of its new GatedTalent platform.
LMS Capital announced continued progress in the realisation of its portfolio on Thursday, with the sale of its minority interest in Brockton Capital LLP.
Elektron Technology updated the market on its trading for the financial year to 31 January on Thursday, reporting that group revenue from continuing operations was expected to be approximately £30. 5m - a 10. 9% increase on a like-for-like basis compared to the previous year, returning the business to growth.
Low-maintenance building products manufacturer Epwin Group updated the market on its trading for the year to 31 December 2017 on Thursday, reporting that its operating profits before non-underlying items were expected to be in line with market expectations.
Mineral exploration and mining company China Nonferrous Gold announced on Thursday that LLC Pakrut, its wholly-owned subsidiary, has extended the procurement agreement with China Nonferrous Metals International Mining Company - the company’s 38. 36% shareholder.
AIM-listed support services group Marlowe has bought Derbyshire-based water treatment company Future Water for up to £640,000.
Analysts at HSBC upgraded their recommendation for shares of Randgold Resources on Thursday from 'hold' to 'buy', telling clients they expect the outfit to hike its payout by 50% in 2018 after the company reported record production and increased profits for its most recent trading year.
Beazley expects double-digit premium growth this year as the insurer emerges from a year when hurricanes, earthquakes and fires battered its profits.
Elon Musk’s electric car and battery company Tesla has revealed the biggest quarterly loss in the company’s history, though it was not as bad as Wall Street estimates had feared.
Millennium & Copthorne has cut its dividend to preserve cash for investment after a year in which the hotel group struggled to adjust to travellers booking online and rising costs.