Business and finance 12 March 2012 Business lookahead: w/c 12 March Scottish retail sales figures, Nokia de-lists and the iPad arrives. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Monday Federation of small businesses releases its latest voice of small business index: information on regional businesses by sector. BDO reveals the biggest monthly increase in business optimism since December 2009. Tuesday G4S: full year preliminary results from the international security solutions group. Prudential releases full year results. Reports have suggested the retail financial services group was considering moving its headquarters from London to Asia. Deloitte launches its annual State of the Media Democracy survey. The US Industry Coalition, the association of high-technology businesses and research institutions, holds its annual meeting in Washington. DCLG House Price Index. Wednesday Scottish retail sales figures. Legal & General: full year preliminary results for the investment and insurance services group. Business in the Community publishes the results of its annual corporate responsibility index. Thursday The publisher Trinity Mirror releases its full year preliminary results. Home Retail Group’s end of year trading statement will provide a health check on Argos. The British Chambers of Commerce holds its annual conference in London. Speakers include Vince Cable, UK business secretary, and Ed Balls, shadow chancellor. Friday New Apple iPad goes on sale in Britain and America. Nokia’s final day of trading Frankfurt Stock Exchange before de-listing. › The silent crisis engulfing our pubs Nokia to de-list from Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Getty images Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!