Mail on Sunday: Business support services firm Alfred McAlpine has won £1 billion of new business in six months and 70 per cent of its activities are covered by long-term contracts.

Alfred McAlpine has an attractive spread of businesses and is well placed to maintain a strong growth record. Buy at 462.5p.

Sunday Telegraph: Builders' and plumbers' merchant Wolseley has been hammered by fears of a crash in the US housing market.

But the recent fall in the company's share price looks overdone. Even if the US market falls off a cliff, people will still need plumbers. Get in at 1086p. Shares in recruitment consultancy Michael Page International have risen 37 per cent in a year. Despite impressive results last week, now may be the time to take profits. Sell at 337.5p.

Shares in internet service provider Pipex are 9.6p - down from a year high of 16p. Analysts were concerned its broadband offer will go unnoticed compared to Carphone Warehouse, BT and Sky, but last week Pipex published the results of a successful trial of its WiMax technology, which is similar to but has a far wider transmission range than existing WiFi wireless internet technology. Pipex is also ripe for acquisition. A speculative buy at 9.6p. is an Aim-listed debt advice specialist that floated in May at 180p. The company has a five per cent share of the fast growing individual voluntary arrangement market (IVA). The group is trading ahead of expectations and next month is expected to report pre-tax profits of £2.1 million for the year to July 31. Buy at 191p.

The Business: Nationwide Accident Repair is the UK's largest accident repair service. Previously known as Perry Group, it has returned to the market, capitalised at £63 million. Buy at 144.5p.