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June 24, 2016 - Rachel Miller
It has been revealed that after 43 years of membership, Britain will exit the European Union following Thursday's referendum. The decision was backed by 52% of voters, with 48% voting to remain.
The average small business spends more than £22,000 on administration in its first year, according to new research; but many new entrepreneurs underestimate these costs.
The majority of small business owners believe marketing is essential but concerns about costs and measuring return on investment are holding some firms back.
The amount of finance secured by UK businesses against hard assets such as inventory, machinery and property has increased by 7% in the past year.
A new report from the Federation of Small Businesses has found that small firms are unfairly carrying the cost of cyber crime in an increasingly vulnerable digital economy.
Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...
June 17, 2016 - Rachel Miller
Small business recruiters are looking for specialists in social media, online marketing and coding; and many say degrees are not important.
Over half of all micro-business owners are asked to work for free at least once a year according to new research.
The UK employment rate has reached 74.2%, the joint highest level since comparable records began in 1971.
Businesses are increasingly using misleading marketing methods on social media, according to the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).
June 10, 2016 - Rachel Miller
UK entrepreneurs are increasingly starting up new ventures after some kind of adversity, according to a new study.
New research lifts the lid on the motivations of business owners that have decided to grow their business and finds that they are often driven by personal as well as commercial factors.
Small business leaders are to get a new voice in Parliament with the launch of a new All Party Parliamentary Group for Entrepreneurship.
News that UK manufacturing production surged 2.3% in April has been welcomed by leading economists but they caution against complacency.
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