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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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.

David Burrows09:39, 11 December 2017
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.

David Burrows08:18, 11 December 2017
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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.

David Burrows09:50, 8 December 2017
Dixons Carphone
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.

David Burrows09:16, 8 December 2017
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%.

David Burrows08:33, 8 December 2017
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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.

David Burrows09:54, 7 December 2017
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.

David Burrows07:47, 7 December 2017
Steam refuses to accept ‘speculative asset’ Bitcoin

Bitcoin might be soaring towards a $15,000 valuation but for some the currency is simply too hot to handle.

David Burrows07:32, 7 December 2017
ECJ rules in favour of Coty in Amazon prohibition

The European Court of Justice has ruled that a supplier of luxury goods can prohibit its authorised distributors from selling those goods on a third-party internet platform such as Amazon.

David Burrows09:49, 6 December 2017
L&G sells Mature Savings to Swiss Re for £650m

Legal & General Group has agreed to sell its Mature Savings business to Swiss Re for £650m.

David Burrows08:04, 6 December 2017
Bitcoin reaches new high but bubble fears persist

Bitcoin extended its rally continued apace today, breaking above $12,000 to a record high despite concerns about the cryptocurrency’s real value and fears of a dangerous bubble.

David Burrows07:18, 6 December 2017
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Mears Group sees revenue slip further in tough year

Mears group reported back in in August 2017 of an increased level of uncertainty in respect of its housing revenues, as clients' attention was diverted towards ensuring their portfolios were safe and compliant, resulting in a short-term impact to the housing division's planned workloads.

David Burrows10:50, 5 December 2017
Improved numbers and dividend hike from Victrex

Victrex, the polymer solutions specialist, reports core business volumes up over 15% and total sales volumes up 1% for the year to end of September 2017.

David Burrows09:48, 5 December 2017
Ferguson UK business struggles but US and Europe strengthens

Plumbing equipment supplier Ferguson points to a challenging UK market in the last quarter, but the firm’s European and US business helped boost profits.

David Burrows09:23, 5 December 2017
Fever Tree
Fever Tree puts down roots on US soil

Fever-Tree is making a move on the lucrative the US market by appointing a North American chief executive and setting up a headquarters in the region.

David Burrows09:06, 5 December 2017

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