accesso Technology Group PLC (LON:ASCO) said it was notified on 6 February 2020 that its recently returned chief executive officer, Steve Brown purchased 198,000 ordinary shares in the company on 6 February 2020, at an average price of 390p each. The group noted that, following this purchase, Brown now holds an interest of 514,774 accesso ordinary shares, representing approximately 1.86% of the company’s issued share capital and has 582,567 options over ordinary shares.

Jersey Oil & Gas PLC (LON:JOG), an independent upstream oil and gas company ‎focused on the UK Continental Shelf region of the North Sea, said it has been notified that its chief operating officer, Ronald Landsell on 6 February 2020 acquired 13,590 ordinary shares in the company, at a price of 1.03p each, taking his holding in the company to 1,013,590 ordinary shares, representing 4.64% of the company’s issued share capital.

DP Poland PLC (LON:DPP), which operates the Domino’s Pizza brand in Poland, saw like-for-like sales growth accelerate sharply in the second half of 2019. System sales over the whole year rose 13% to 82mln zloty (PLN) from 72mln PLN in 2018. Like-for-like (LFL) sales were up 3% year-on-year with the second half of 2019 seeing LFL growth of 6%.

G3 Exploration Ltd (LON:G3E) chairman Randeep Grewal has told investors that the China-headquartered company’s operations are continuing without any interruption related to the coronavirus. “I am happy to report, no employee has been infected by the coronavirus till date and we expect to maintain prudence to avoid exposure until the virus is contained,” Grewal said in a statement. “The group activities are ongoing without interruption,” he added.

Sirius Minerals PLC (LON:SXX) said it has set up a shareholder helpline as it also laid out the process and timetable towards the anticipated completion of the company’s takeover by Anglo American plc (LON:AAL). At the peak, more than 80,000 individual private shareholders had shares in the Yorkshire mine developer, and many of those were believed to be either first time or relatively inexperienced investors.

NQ Minerals PLC (NEX:NQMI) (OTCMKTS:NQMLF) said the authorities in Tasmania have approved the company’s acquisition of the Mt Block permit around the firm’s flagship Hellyer base and precious metals project. The 46 square-kilometre area effectively triples NQ’s footprint. “This tenement is underexplored and has the potential to host new mineralisation close to NQ’s Hellyer processing plant,” said NQ chairman David Lenigas.

i3 Energy PLC’s (LON:I3E) chair David Knox is leaving the North Sea oil and gas firm to oversee Australia’s largest renewable energy provider. The company, in a statement, noted that Knox took on the role of chairperson at Snowy Hydro Limited and he is now stepping down from the I3 board and departing to focus on this new role during a critical and trying time in Australia. Linda Beal will be i3’s interim chair whilst a formal search for Knox’s replacement is undertaken.

SDX Energy PLC (LON:SDX), the MENA-focused oil and gas company, has announced the appointment of Catherine Stalker as an independent non-executive director with effect from 6 February 2020. The group noted that Stalker is an experienced non-executive director and consultant to the boards of FTSE companies, public sector bodies, regulators, pension funds and not-for-profits. It said she is currently a partner at Independent Audit Limited, a leading board evaluation firm with offices in London, Brussels and Dublin, and sits on the boards of two subsidiaries of DTEK, a Dutch energy company with vertically integrated assets in Ukraine. Michael Doyle, SDX’s non-executive chairman commented: “Her experience on Boards and in the fields of governance and energy will be invaluable to us as we drive the business forward in what is due to be a particularly busy year with the drill bit.”

Salt Lake Potash Limited (LON:SO4) (ASX:SO4) said it has now completed the placement of 33.6 million new ordinary shares in the company, to raise gross proceeds of A$23.5mln, first announced on 6 December 2020. The group said the second tranche has been completed following shareholder approval at a General Meeting held on 29 January 2020. The issue comprised 678,571 ordinary shares placed at a price of A$0.70 per share, including 428,571 shares subscribed for by the CEO, Tony Swiericzuk, and 250,000 shares by the company’s chairman, Ian Middlemas.

Greatland Gold PLC (LON:GGP), the AIM-listed precious and base metals exploration and development business, said it has been notified that Alex Borrelli, its non-executive chairman, has purchased 103,372 ordinary shares in the company at a price of 3.8695p each for a total consideration of £4,000 on 6 February 2020. The group noted that, following the purchase of shares, Borrelli holds 13,103,372 Greatland ordinary shares, representing 0.4% of the issued share capital.

CentralNic PLC (LON:CNIC), the company that supplies domain name and web services subscriptions over its proprietary platforms to millions of businesses globally, said it has been notified that Don Baladasan, it’s group managing director, has sold a total of 60,000 ordinary shares in the company at a price of 92p each for personal reasons. Following the sale, the group noted, Baladasan has an interest in 361,153 CentralNic shares and 2,000,000 options.

Inspired Energy plc (LON: INSE), a leading UK energy consultant to UK and Irish corporates, said that Praetura Ventures, a limited liability partnership whose members include the group’s non-executive chairman, Mike Fletcher today sold 6,637,040 ordinary shares to institutional investors at a price of 18p each. The group noted that, following this transaction, Praetura Ventures holds 4,499,999 ordinary shares in Inspired Energy, representing 0.63% of the issued share capital.

Integumen PLC (LON:SKIN) announced that it will be participating in Britain’s largest one day investor event, the Global Group UK Investor Show on Saturday 25 April at the QEII Centre in Westminster, London. The group said its CEO Gerard Brandon, will be speaking at 11:40am in room Slater and C-Level management, members of Rinocloud and Labskin, will be manning Stall 15 all day, so there will be an opportunity to meet the team and ask your questions face to face.

Open Orphan PLC (LON:ORPH), the rapidly growing specialist CRO pharmaceutical services company which has a focus on orphan drugs and is a world leader in the provision of virology and vaccine challenge study services, announced that the company will be attending and presenting at the Shares Growth and Invention Forum on February 11, 2020 at the Business Design Centre, London N1, London, N1 0QH. It said its executive chairman Cathal Friel will be presenting at 3:30pm in the Babbage Room at the centre to update existing and potential investors on the company’s business plans for 2020.