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More than four out of 10 SME owners and managers are not taking full advantage of their holiday allowance each year because they are just too busy, according to a new survey.

St Helens-based Hi-Tech Steel Services has been bought out of administration, securing 30 jobs.

Almost a quarter of small business owners have seen employee absence levels increase in the last year, according to a new report.

Construction bosses in the UK are split on the merits of apprenticeships, a survey by asset finance company Close Brothers has suggested.

The tough economic climate is still having a negative impact on bosses in the UK, a new report has suggested.

Almost a third of UK business owners are not in favour of auto enrolment pensions, a new survey has found.

Slashing VAT will get the UK economy back on track, according to a new report.

  • 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

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.