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Daisy Group, the acquisitive Nelson-based telecoms reseller, has acquired the entire issued share capital of NEG MBO Two Limited, an Essex-based provider of communications services to the primary care sector in the UK, for an initial cash consideration of £23.5 million.

Daisy Group, the AIM-listed telecoms reseller, has reached agreement with the directors of London-based SpiriTel on the terms of a recommended cash offer to be made by Daisy Group for the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of SpiriTel.

Daisy Group, the AIM-listed telecoms reseller, has reached agreement with the directors of competitor SpiriTel on the terms of a recommended cash offer to be made by Daisy Group for the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of SpiriTel.

EN’s North West Entrepreneur of the Year 2009 Matthew Riley isn’t happy with the Government – and is challenging business secretary Lord Mandelson and business “czar” Sir Alan Sugar to call him and explain themselves. We reproduce his challenge in full:

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