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  • September 30, 2011 - Anonymous

    Business group questions Government’s red tape savings claim

    The Government’s claim to have capped the cost of red tape in 2011 doesn’t include key regulations that could cost businesses £1.5 billion, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said, writes Simon Wicks.

  • September 30, 2011 - Anonymous

    Business group questions Government’s red tape savings

    The Government’s claim to have capped the cost of red tape in 2011 doesn’t include key regulations that could cost businesses £1.5 billion, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said, writes Simon Wicks.

  • September 30, 2011 - Anonymous

    More than third of small firms consider relocating to cut costs

    More than a third of small firms would consider relocating their business to cut costs, new research has found.

  • September 30, 2011 - Anonymous

    Free nationwide lending clinics aim to boost small firms’ access to finance

    Small firms seeking bank finance can access free advice on successful loan applications, following the launch of a series of lending clinics by Barclays.

  • September 30, 2011 - Anonymous

    Free clinics aim to boost small firms' access to finance

    Small firms seeking bank finance can access free advice on successful loan applications, following the launch of a series of lending clinics by Barclays.

  • September 30, 2011 - Anonymous

    Web guide helps employers prevent IP infringement

    Employers can access free advice on avoiding workplace intellectual property (IP) infringement, following the publication of online guidance by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO).

  • September 27, 2011 - Anonymous

    HMRC extends crackdown on poor record-keepers

    Small firms should check their books are in order – that’s the warning from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) after it announced it is extending the crackdown on poor record-keeping nationwide.

  • September 27, 2011 - Anonymous

    Google offers free face-to-face web marketing advice

    Small-business owners in Liverpool can access free face-to-face advice on online marketing, following the launch of a pilot training scheme by Google.

  • September 27, 2011 - Anonymous

    Environmentally-friendly firms to be recognised

    Environmentally-friendly small firms have only two weeks to boost their green credentials before the Business Commitment to the Environment (BCE) awards close for entries.

  • September 27, 2011 - Anonymous

    Leasing scheme targets start-ups

    Start-ups seeking funding of up to £15,000 to set up workplace equipment could consider a fixed-rate leasing scheme, following the launch of BT Kick Start.

  • September 23, 2011 - Anonymous

    Unreliable tech tops list of office frustrations

    Unreliable technology is the number one annoyance for office workers, with irritating colleagues ranking a close second, research by Samsung has found.

  • September 23, 2011 - Anonymous

    Small firms need to create jobs now, says FSB

    Small firms need to start recruiting again if unemployment figures are to reduce – that’s the message from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), after new figures revealed that women and young people make up the bulk of those out of work at present.

  • September 23, 2011 - Anonymous

    Tax-rebate phishing on the rise, warns HMRC

    Phishing emails offering tax rebates and claiming to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have tripled on this time last year, the tax body has warned.

  • September 23, 2011 - Anonymous

    Guidance clarifies interns pay rights

    Businesses which offer work experience placements and internships can access advice on their payment obligations, following the publication of updated guidance from Business Link.

  • September 19, 2011 - Anonymous

    Government-backed bank lending to small firms plummets

    Bank lending to small businesses under the Government’s Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) scheme has fallen by 42 per cent in the past 12 months, new figures have revealed.

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