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Investors offered 50 per cent tax relief on money placed in start-up companies

From 6 April, it will be possible to invest in Seed Enterprise Investment Schemes, which are designed to get people to invest in the next generation of entrepreneurs. Investors who put money into a start-up with SEIS status will get up to 50 per cent tax relief.

Market Report: IG's progress is halted as Footsie gets stuck in a rut

The blue-chip index is stuck in a rut. Indecision among punters means the FTSE 100 has barely moved this week, with a mere 20 points between its highest and lowest closing levels. Yesterday was no different as the benchmark index rose just 19.54 points to 5,895.47 despite Greek politicians finally reaching an austerity deal.

Swimsuit is 'not like shark skin'

Claims by a leading sports-clothing company, Speedo, to have invented a swimsuit fabric that emulates the surface properties of shark’s skin are not supported by experiments with real shark skin, scientists said.

Dunelm fails to find a woman director

The furniture and soft furnishings retailer Dunelm has appointed another man to the boardroom despite asking its headhunters to prioritise finding suitably qualified women.

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Shareholders rebel over Tui chiefs' pay awards

Anger at fat cat bonuses expanded beyond the banking sector yesterday, after a shareholder rebellion at Tui Travel.

Firms set to put brake on capital spending

Businesses are planning to slash capital investment spending in response to the UK's weak economic outlook, according to a new survey.

'Overseas' bank charges cost firms £356m a year

Bank charges for transferring money overseas cost British business £356m a year.

BT profits soar despite a dip in revenues

BT shares yesterday rose 4 per cent to a three-and-a-half-year high as the telecoms giant boosted profits, despite another dip in revenues and some renewed concern over its pension liabilities.

OFT closes down whole industry

The City watchdog has clamped down on sale and rent back firms, which prey on struggling homeowners.

Remember this: you’re not normal

What you want, what you like, what you think, is not normal. In fact, the phrase ‘you are not normal’ is used so often in the FIG office that it could reasonably called a cliché. The reason for its frequent use is because it is very easy to forget that not everyone thinks like you – especially today.

James Moore: Investors better hope the 'big men' get on if Glencore and Xstrata merge

Was there a little extra steam emanating from the top of Canary Wharf's towers yesterday? Yes, there is a deal on the horizon, and not just any deal. A mega-deal of the type that has become very rare. The City is not usually all that keen on nil-premium mergers, but it cheered commodity trader Glencore's tentative plans to hook up with Xstrata, the mining company, from the rafters. The shares of both vaulted towards the top of the FTSE 100's leaderboard as bankers fell over themselves to grab a piece of the pie: "What, you can only make me joint third bookrunner? Ok, ok, anything. I'll be joint third tea-boy if you want. Just get me on that tombstone!"

David Choe’s mural in Facebook’s California office. He was paid in shares for his work - a good decision now that his stake is potentially worth $200m

How a couple of 'dirty-style' wall murals came to be worth $200m

Damien Hirst may lose his record for selling the most expensive piece of art ever – and not to another enfant terrible of the art world either, but to a Los Angeles mural painter who happened upon the Facebook offices in 2005.

DVD: Tyrannosaur (18)

Paddy Considine, Shane Meadows's pal and favourite actor, directs his impressive debut feature, a brutal, provincial drama that may lack Meadows's warmth and humour, but doesn't lack heart or intensity.

James Moore: Investors had better hope the 'big men' get on if Glencore and Xstrata merge

Outlook: Was there a little extra steam emanating from the top of Canary Wharf's towers yesterday? Yes, there is a deal on the horizon, and not just any deal. A mega-deal of the type that has become very rare recently.

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