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March 24, 2016 - Rachel Miller
Online retail spending is set to exceed £60bn in the UK this year and mobile devices will be responsible for 36% of all UK retail sales according to new data.
Economic uncertainty and other challenges facing the UK's small businesses have caused a significant drop in business confidence.
More than half of consumers will abandon a website that takes more than three seconds to load, according to new research.
Business crime statistics are being called into question as new research from the Federation of Small Businesses shows that many small firms don't report crimes against their business.
Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...
March 18, 2016 - Rachel Miller
More UK businesses are coming up with new ideas and launching new products, according to a Government study.
After a consultation with members, the CBI says it has a "mandate" to make the case for staying in the EU after 80% of members polled said being in the EU was good for their business.
March 16, 2016 - Rachel Miller
Business groups representing the UK's small business community have welcomed many of George Osborne's Budget announcements, but some would like to see him go further on tax simplification.
George Osborne has unveiled a raft of announcements in his 2016 Budget Statement aimed at making life easier for the UK's small businesses and sole traders.
March 11, 2016 - Rachel Miller
Logistics, language barriers and a lack of Government support are preventing small businesses in the UK from taking full advantage of exporting opportunities.
Business secretary Sajid Javid has announced new measures to help deliver the Government's commitment to cut a further £10 billion of red tape.
The Institute of Directors says businesses are having to swallow a lot of "bitter medicine" at the moment and it is asking George Osborne to provide "a spoonful of sugar" in next week's Budget statement.
More women than ever are choosing to leave paid employment in order to become their own boss, according to new research.
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