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July 01, 2016 - Rachel Miller
The Federation of Small Businesses has welcomed the decision by the Competition and Markets Authority to reform the UK energy market.
The UK's major business groups are calling on the Government to minimise uncertainty as the fallout after the EU referendum continues.
One in six English employees would welcome the chance to have a fixed annual summer holiday while their place of employment closed down according to a new survey.
Exporters and importers, including many small businesses, will suffer most after Brexit according to international shipping providers.
Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...
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.
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).
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