Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced new tax breaks to encourage investment in North Sea oil and gas producers.
The Treasury was facing the prospect of a rather expensive mobile phone bill on Wednesday, after a £300m appeal against a significant increase in annual license fees was upheld.
Esports entertainment business Gfinity saw revenue increase 64% to £2. 37m in the year to 30 June, it reported on Wednesday, with its loss before tax widening to £5. 3m from £3. 1m.
A range of new housing policies were proposed by Chancellor Philip Hammond in his Budget statement, including more funds for smaller housebuilder, a probe into potential holding of land by major housebuilders and a stamp duty cut for first-time buyers.
Rambler Metals and Mining announced the appointment of Scott Britton as its new general manager at the Ming Copper-Gold Mine in Baie Verte, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada on Wednesday.
Europe-focussed lead-zinc explorer Ferrum Crescent announced on Wednesday that, following a formal application to the Director-General of Mines of the Province of Leόn, its exploration licence on the Toral lead-zinc project has been renewed for a further three-year term to November 2020.
Out-of-hospital services provider Totally has been awarded a two year contract extension ‘in-principle’ to 31 March 2020 with NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group, it announced on Wednesday.
Immedia announced its latest DreamStream X content platform on Wednesday, which it said offers brand-owned interactive entertainment channels to global fan bases via mobile and web.
Masonry products producer Forterra updated the market on its trading to 31 October on Wednesday, saying that it continued to be underpinned by “good activity levels” in the new build residential sector, resulting in double-digit growth of brick and aggregate block volumes for the 10 months to October compared with the same period last year.
Myanmar-language social media, entertainment and payments platform MySQUAR announced on Wednesday that as of 31 October, the total number of registered users across all apps and games exceeded 20 million.
Digital marketing software-as-a-service and managed services provider dotDigital Group has completed the acquisition of the Comapi group of companies for a cash consideration of £11m, it announced on Wednesday.
Canadian gold production and exploration firm Orosur Mining was expecting a deferral of approximately 2,000 ounces from the second quarter production at its San Gregorio West (SGW) mine complex in Uraguay as production was delayed due to essential repairs.
Geotechnical engineering contractors Van Elle Holdings saw "positive" trading over the first half of its financial year, increasing pre-tax profit roughly 15% with the board expecting to report a turnover in the vicinity of £53m.
AIM-listed Breedon said on Wednesday that it delivered "another solid performance" in the 10 months to the end of October, with both volumes and revenue ahead of the previous year.
Retail-focussed real estate investment trust NewRiver was upbeat on its first half results on Wednesday, reporting that its convenience-led strategy was delivering “growing and sustainable” cash returns to shareholders.
HICL Infrastructure Company posted its interim results for the six months to 30 September on Wednesday, reporting that its portfolio achieved “good cash flow generation” and an annualised total return ahead of expectations.
Weekly competition organiser Best of the Best (BOTB) informed investors on Wednesday that the group had seen "solid" trading across the six months leading to 31 October.
Toiletries group Creightons reported a 21% jump in pre-tax profits in the six months leading to 30 September on the back of improved margins and increased revenues.
Eckoh said it was on track to meet expectations for the second half after its US business drove strong performance in the first six months of the year.
Business information and events group Euromoney Institutional Investor saw its revenue and profit rise comfortably in the 2017 financial year, it reported in its preliminary statement on Wednesday, with adjusted total revenue ahead 6% at £428. 4m.