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Half of SME owners offer cash rewards to improve motivation, says study

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) reward employees with almost £1,000 of gifts every year, according to a new study.

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90 per cent of UK start-ups anticipating strong sales growth next year

As many as 90 per cent of the UK’s start-up businesses are anticipating strong sales growth over the next year, a new study suggests.

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The best and worst places for business broadband

With the Government promising to roll out “superfast” broadband by the end of this year, consumer group Which? has revealed just how far behind some businesses are. The bare minimum speed required to run a business efficiently is 10 Megabits

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British business confidence hits ‘18-month high’

New research carried out by a leading high street bank suggests that British business confidence hit an 18-month high in May.

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More than half of UK SMEs expecting growth within next three years

New research has found that more than half of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from all across the UK are expecting their business to grow over the next three years.

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CBI study suggests key sector is booming

Britain’s manufacturing industry continues to perform strongly, new figures suggest.

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SMEs: ‘Internet issues’ are the biggest barrier to business productivity

A new study suggests that more than two thirds of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) believe that ‘internet issues’ – such as slow broadband and website failures – are the biggest barrier to workplace productivity.

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Half of UK businesses hit by at least one cyber-attack last year

Worrying new research has revealed that approximately half of all UK businesses were hit by at least one cyber-attack or security breach in 2016.

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Study sheds light on what businesses look for when outsourcing work to solicitors

95 per cent of UK businesses believe that a law firm’s level of ‘transparency’ is most important when outsourcing work to external solicitors, a new study reveals. According to research carried out by Thompson Reuters, the majority of business clients

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Conveyancers welcome revenue boost

Conveyancers have enjoyed a significant boost in revenue in recent years, thanks to a highly competitive mortgage market, an increase in the number of first-time buyers getting on the property ladder and the willingness of buyers to pay more in

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