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Oysters project secures £75k grant to grow business
… A £75,000 lottery grant has been secured by a shellfish farming project in a Somerset village. The money will spent on buying more stock, equipment and build a clean-water plant to prepare the…


Canary Wharf: My brother, the bomb and our business
business - a newsagent's shop. How did the family company recover? Two people working in the shop in Canary Wharf - Inam Bashir and John Jeffries - had not managed to evacuate the premises in time…


Son admits starting fire at father's blinds business in East Lothian
… A company director, working for his father, has admitted setting fire to the East Lothian firm's factory, causing more than £200,000 of damage. Edgar Colliander, 35, from Edinburgh, pleaded guilty to…


Australia energy firm AGL exits CSG mining business
…will no longer be a core business", AGL announced on Thursday. The company will abandon projects in the states of Queensland and New South Wales, absorbing an expected pre-tax write off of A$795m…


NEC in Birmingham celebrates 40 years of business
…Paul Thandi said new developments in the West Midlands could lead to further growth. The group was sold by Birmingham City Council to privately-owned Lloyds Banking Group's private equity business


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'Suspicious package' delivered to Lancashire business
…Bomb disposal experts were called to a suspected suspicious package delivered to a business in a Lancashire village. Police were called to reports of a suspicious package at Cellmark Forensic…


Government to shut Sheffield business office
…Nearly 250 jobs have been put at risk after the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills announced it will close its office in Sheffield. The department, which employs 247 staff, said… operating…


Great Tapestry of Scotland's Tweedbank business case examined
…The Scottish government has been asked to look at the business case for building a permanent home for the Great Tapestry of Scotland in the Borders. Scottish Borders Council has agreed to… risky' "In my…


Tories offer prime cuts in business rates for small firms
…Supermarkets and other big businesses could face higher business rates under a Welsh Conservative government, with a tax cut for smaller companies. The Tories propose changing how rates are calculated…