The Financial Week Ahead – The week in brief.

Thursday, April 27[QQ] Annual results due from Hertfordshire-based pharmaceutical manufacturer and research and development specialist Bioglan Pharmaceuticals, West Midlands construction engineer the Folkes Group and Peterborough-based distributor the United Overseas Group. Half-year results due from furniture retailer DFS. Sigma Technology Group, an advisor and fundraiser for technical companies, plans a #15m share issue on AIM. Friday, April 28 AIM share issues from Goal, a developer of IT school assessment systems, which is bidding to raise #10.1m (Newswatch) and, a Swiss internet company. Tuesday, May 2 Full-year results are due from Incepta Group, an advertising and PR agency. Wednesday, May 3 First-half figures from Carlisle-based food processor Carr’s Milling Industries and Terence Chapman Group, an IT and software specialist. Thus, a former telecoms division of Scottish Power (Spotlight), and Cheltenham-based housebuilder Westbury report annual results. Thursday, May 4 Annual results due from Scottish Power.

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