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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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