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Half of all start-ups founded on £500 or less - 5 July 2017

According to a new report, nearly half of all small businesses are founded on less than £500.

Chancellor’s Brexit negotiation priorities welcomed by CBI - 4 July 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond has pledged to prioritise industry and “free-flow trade” throughout Brexit negotiations – and his comments have been welcomed by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

Cyber crime prevention top priority for SMEs, study reveals - 3 July 2017

New research carried out by Barclaycard suggests that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) across the UK are spending an increasing amount of money on cyber crime prevention.

Half of SME owners offer cash rewards to improve motivation, says study - 30 June 2017

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

90 per cent of UK start-ups anticipating strong sales growth next year - 29 June 2017

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.

The best and worst places for business broadband - 28 June 2017

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

British business confidence hits ‘18-month high’ - 27 June 2017

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