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April 29, 2016 - Rachel Miller
Almost half of UK firms are falling behind when it comes to digital capabilities according to new research.
Seven in ten UK employees send personal messages via email, apps and social media while they are at work but many are unaware that their bosses can monitor their activity.
A huge rise in the number of freelancers in the UK means that sole traders are now contributing £109 billion to the UK economy.
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is to create a taskforce dedicated to supporting women entrepreneurs and business owners.
Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...
April 22, 2016 - Rachel Miller
A record number of UK businesses have shown an interest in exporting through the Exporting is GREAT website in the past six months according to new Government figures.
New research has found that SME manufacturers are forced to wait almost twice as long as larger rivals for invoices to be paid.
HSBC has launched a new £10bn lending fund specifically aimed at small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the UK.
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has called for an end to "exam factory" schools and is urging the Government to focus on skills rather than facts in order to grow a workforce fit for the future.
April 15, 2016 - Rachel Miller
Research has shed new light on the day-to-day challenges that face women who run their own business.
From this month, the Government requires all companies to hold a register of "people with significant control" (PSC).
Recent concerns about the UK economy in 2016 are being echoed in the latest Quarterly Economic Survey from the British Chambers of Commerce.
The Administrative Burdens Advisory Board, the independent body that oversees HMRC, has refused to support the Government's plans to force small businesses to submit quarterly digital tax returns.
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