David Burrows

For more than 25-years, Dave has written for a wide range of newspapers and broadcasters including The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Sky News. Previously nominated as National Financial Media Journalist of the Year, Dave specialises in investment features and business profiles

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Troubled Carillion sells healthcare division to Serco for £48m

Infrastructure giant Carillion is to offload the bulk of its healthcare division to Serco for £47.7m.

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2018 should be bumper year for IPOs, EY report insists

Investors should expect increased growth in IPOs in 2018 after the market returns to pre-crisis level highs in 2017.

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Purplebricks posts strong first half numbers as market share grows

Purplebricks Group, the AIM-listed hybrid estate agent group reports revenue up 150% to £46.8m for the six months to the end of October.

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Google to launch AI research facility in China

Google is to open an artificial intelligence (AI) research centre in China to target the country’s local talent, Reuters reports.

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Trust in UK business improves but exec pay and tax avoidance need addressing

Trust in businesses to behave ethically recovers (slightly), according to survey from the Institute of Business Ethics (IBE).

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UK sees inflation rate rise to 3.1%

UK Inflation rose to 3.1% in November, the highest in nearly six years, as the squeeze on household budgets continued.

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‘Audits need to be more specific for investors’ - FRC

Investors and audit committees would like auditors to go further in their communications, ensuring audits focused on most valuable information to investors

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Coats snaps up Patrick Yarn Mill for $21m

Coats Group, the industrial thread manufacturer, has announced the acquisition of US business Patrick Yarn Mill.

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Photo-Me numbers boosted by strong laundry business

Photo-Me International the instant service equipment group, reveals that revenue was up 10.5% to £122.2m and reported profit before tax was £32.9m, up 6.1% for the year to end of October 2017.

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BCC cuts economic outlook and warns of stifled business investment

The British Chambers of Commerce has cut its economic outlook for the next two years as the business organisation sees inflation rising faster than pay for the next two years.

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Metals exchange
Palladium prices soar in relation to platinum

Platinum’s discount to fellow precious metal palladium has reached its highest level since 2001, as the latter soared on heightened vehicle demand and an ongoing supply deficit.

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City watchers forecast huge profit slide for Dixons Carphone

Dixons Carphone is expected to report much-weaker half-year profits next week as the electrical and telecoms retailer feels the impact of falling consumer confidence and a weaker mobile phone market.

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Share price boost for growth focused Porvair

Porvair, the specialist filtration and environmental technologies group, reveals revenue growth for the year ended 30 November 2017 of 6%.

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Xafinity to acquire Target Group for £153m

Xafinity, has announced its intention to acquire from Punter Southall Group its actuarial consulting, pensions administration and investment consulting businesses Target Group for £153m.

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GVC close to £3.9bn takeover of Ladbrokes Coral

The bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral is in “detailed” talks over a takeover by online rival GVC in a deal worth up to £3.9bn.

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