House Prices On A Roll

According to a recent survey, property prices rose again in August, for the fourth consecutive month, as Government schemes and improved mortgage lending continued to fuel property market revival.

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SMEs Looking Forward

Just over half of the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK expect to grow in the coming year, while 44 per cent said that they have grown over the year to date.

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Entrepreneurs Fare Well In UK

According to a recent study, the UK is one of the top five countries in the G20 to start, grow and run a business and is placed second in the G20 overall behind the U.S. for access to funding.

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SME Confidence Soaring

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are showing a huge rise in confidence according to a quarterly SME Risk Index, which is based on a YouGov survey of decision-makers.

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Economic Growth Revised Upward

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), economic growth in the UK in the second quarter of the year rose by 0.7 per cent.

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Banks To Pay Out

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced that a number high street banks, various credit card companies and the card insurer CPP Group, have agreed to a compensation package of an estimated £1.3bn for mis-selling credit card and identity theft

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Housing Bubble Fears

Mortgage lending was up by 29 per cent in July compared to the same month last year, according to new figures from the Council for Mortgage Lenders (CML); leading to fears of another housing bubble.

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More Economic Optimism

The CBI business lobby group has raised its forecast for economic growth this year from 1 per cent to 1.2 per cent amid general signs of a pick-up in business confidence.

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PPI Good For Economy

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the £10bn of compensation payments made to customers who were mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) have boosted the economy.

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Help For SMEs With Energy Bills

Amid news that the UK’s energy companies enjoyed a £3.3bn windfall since 2010, while consumers’ bills have soared in the last year, Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with their energy bills by

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