A new report produced by a leading bank group has found that the number of businesses looking to expand internationally has doubled in the last year.
The treasury has relented to pressure from campaign groups to impose safeguards on its new debt recovery powers.
Forecasts of business confidence among the UK’s SMEs have hit a record high, according to new study launched by leading bank group.
The skies are darkening for small businesses across the UK in anticipation of George Osborne’s Autumn statement next week, which will either make or break the aspirations of many business owners clinging to the hope of rate reform.
The UK has acquired the title of Europe’s most entrepreneurial country. It is the first time that the UK has laid hand to the accolade, after jumping five places globally to reach the fourth position worldwide.
Business leaders have told the most recent Work and Pensions Select Committee meeting that auto-enrolment is going well, but it has been hindered by too much paperwork.
The output of manufacturing SMEs grew during the three months to December, despite the recent doom and gloom concerning the global economy.
Small business owners working overtime contribute up to £22bn a year to the UK’s economy, according to a new study.
The number of new businesses being launched in the UK’s poorest areas has surpassed the national average, according to new research.
Estimates by the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR) have shown that the amount generated through business rates will surpass tax and fuel duty in the 2015/2016 year.