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Business News

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Unemployment fell by 16,000 between August and October to 1.62m, according to official figures.

Monday, 12 December 2016

The UK economy was stronger than expected in the third quarter - but the momentum is set to slow over the next two years, the British Chambers of Commerce has said.

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Seven out of 10 SMEs see cashflow problems as the biggest risk to their business, according to a new survey.

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Small businesses in the UK are missing out on work because they are failing to answer their phone calls, and are letting them go through to voicemail instead, according to a new report from telephone answering service, Moneypenny.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Private sector growth remained steady in the three months to November, according to the CBI’s latest Growth Indicator.

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Consumer confidence fell "across the board" in November amid continuing concerns about the outlook for the economy, according to new research.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

A lack of skilled staff is the biggest challenge facing business owners looking to expand, according to a new survey.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

The Autumn Statement will help businesses "in all corners of the UK" to invest with greater confidence in the long term during turbulent times, the CBI has said.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Unemployment fell by 37,000 in the three months to September to 1.6m, while the unemployment rate hit an 11-year low, according to official figures.

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

The 15th annual EN Entrepreneur of the Year Awards celebrated the region's best and brightest entrepreneurs at the Mere Golf & Spa Resort, Knutsford, on 3 November.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • 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.