Bank finance boost for restaurant group will fund growth.
Price comparison service Broadbandchoices.co.uk has raised £10 million through the Business Growth Fund.
September has seen a slight improvement in depressed retail figures, the Confederation of British Industry says.
With the recession at its height in 2008, Steven Hancock, managing director of hospitality provider The Zest Group, decided to embrace the downturn and tackle it head-on.
A first fashion investment for Scottish Equity Partners sees Matches Fashion join its portfolio.
Tech City veteran MOO has acquired Flavors.me from Hii Def through an asset purchase.
British fashion designer Amanda Wakeley has cashed in on a growing reputation which has seen her dress the Duchess of Cambridge by securing investment for her clothing brand.
Dating business Cupid, which topped the Business XL Rising Stars 2011 list, has completed a new acquisition and raised further funds.
Footcare business Shuropody has become the third Midlands-based company to be backed by the Business Growth Fund.
Octopus Investments has made a commitment from its Titan VCT funds in autobiography business LifeBook.
Supermarket giant Tesco has ramped up its digital book offering by acquiring Mobcast.
The private equity house of Lloyds Bank has backed a new restaurants-focused food and beverage fund to be run by Hill Capital Partners.
Index Ventures has led a Series B funding round into Nasty Gal five months after taking part in its first institutional fundraising.
Worldwide delivery service UPS has invested in UK internet start-up Shutl through its venture capital division.
Mobile payment business SumUp has closed its Series A funding round and secured an enormous $20 million (£12.6 million) to coincide with the launch of its service.
Mid-market private equity firm Explore Learning has backed the management buy-out of Explore Learning.
Dawn Capital has supported the Series A funding round of online fashion retailer miinto.
Venture capital-backed MedicAnimal has made an expansion play by purchasing online animal medicines, foods and grooming products retailer Petmeds.co.uk.
Index Ventures has led a Series D funding round into all-flash enterprise storage company Pure Storage.
Albion Ventures-backed pub chain Bravo Inns has acquired its thirtieth pub.
The three-man team at Top10.com, who have only ever been entrepreneurs in the internet world, are looking to take their comparison platform to the world following a new venture capital funding round.
With growing businesses facing a variety of challenges centred around cash flow, Everline managing director Russell Gould tells us why short-term finance can help plug holes.
It's that time of the year again, when George Osborne unveils his latest batch of economy boosting ingredients.