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Business News

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Business groups and experts have been reacting to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement and Spending Review.

Monday, 23 November 2015

SMEs have a critical role in addressing the UK's productivity gap, with these businesses accounting for 60 per cent of private sector jobs and £1.6trn in revenue, according to a new report.

Monday, 23 November 2015

SMEs have a critical role in addressing the UK's productivity gap, with these businesses accounting for 60 per cent of private sector jobs and £1.6trn in revenue, according to a new report.

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Inflation stayed in negative territory during October, with the Consumer Prices Index holding at -0.1 per cent, according to official figures.

Monday, 16 November 2015

In the knowledge based economy, optimised use of data is central to helping organisations make better decisions. However a new study of performance reporting conducted by KPMG and ACCA has found that almost 40% of finance professionals believe decisions are still primarily based on ‘gut feel’.

Friday, 13 November 2015

The CBI has taken the occasion of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first official visit to the UK to encourage the resumption of EU-India Free Trade Agreement talks.

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Economic growth slowed to 0.5 per cent between July and September, mainly due to falling output from the construction and manufacturing industries.

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

The UK's unemployment rate fell to 5.4 per cent in the three months to August, the lowest figure since 2008, according to official figures.

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Councils will be allowed to retain all of the £26bn raised through business rates as part of the "biggest transfer of power to local government in living memory", George Osborne has announced.

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Manchester marketing agency Cube3 is on track to break its £2m turnover target before its year end following 10 new client wins since June.

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SME Toolkit

Does the start of each working week leave you with feelings of anxiety, stress or sadness? Do you find it difficult to get out of bed every Monday morning? Do you lack any motivation for the week ahead?

Peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding provides you with two ways to invest in the next big player in the market at a key stage of their development, plus make yourself a healthy return at the same time. By Sean Blanks, marketing director of cartridgesave.co.uk.

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  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of NonExecutiveDirectors.com, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.