Two in five small businesses run by millennials, research reveals

Almost two in five small businesses in the UK are run by millennials, a major new study has revealed.

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SME Finance Charter to “increase small business access to finance”

The new SME Finance Charter will ensure small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have access to finance, it has been revealed.

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Top tips to ensure your business is prepared for Brexit

The UK is currently scheduled to leave the European Union (EU) on 31 October 2019. However, it is still unclear whether that will be with or without a deal.

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Free sessions to prepare businesses for Brexit, says Government

Free Business Readiness Events will help businesses find out what actions they need to take to prepare them for Brexit, the Government has revealed.

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HMRC issues second Brexit bulletin for employers

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued its second Brexit bulletin for UK employers, issuing guidance relating social security for employees working in the European Union (EU), European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

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Businesses taking extra cash-flow measures ahead of Brexit

According to the latest research, small business owners are increasing the amount of cash they’re holding in current accounts ahead of Brexit.

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Weakness in business investment reflects Brexit uncertainty, says accountancy chief

Business investment has “dampened” as entrepreneurs are left in the dark over Brexit, a new analysis has revealed.

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HMRC announces £16 million Brexit grant fund

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has announced a £16 million fund for businesses to claim grants to cover Brexit related costs.

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Government launches £10 million Brexit Readiness Fund

The Government has launched a £10 million Brexit readiness fund that will help provide support for businesses who are preparing for Brexit ahead of the 31 October deadline.

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Government encouraging SMEs to sign up for funding to help with Brexit

The Government is encouraging UK small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to register for funding to help them cope with a new customs system following a potential no-deal Brexit.

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Freeports to “boost investment” in UK after Brexit, say policymakers

The Government will establish 10 new ‘Freeports’ in a bid to boost growth and encourage trade after the UK leaves the EU.

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Political uncertainty continues to stunt growth among small business community

More than seven in 10 small businesses have held back on investment while Brexit uncertainty continues to loom overhead, a new study has revealed.

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ICAEW gives UK economy the green light

The UK economy has weathered the worst of the Brexit financial fallout and should be able to continue without “too much damage”, experts have said.

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Barclays announce £14 billion fund to support UK businesses

Barclays bank have announced plans for a major lending fund worth £14 billion pounds, which will help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to flourish once the UK has left the European Union (EU).

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BoE holds interest rates as businesses cut back on investment ahead of Brexit

The Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously voted to maintain the UK interest rate at 0.75 per cent amid uncertainty about the potential nature and timing of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

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