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March 13, 2015 - Rachel Miller
Up to two million sole traders and small companies are missing out because they have no online presence.
Small firms are taking on more staff and paying them more, according to the latest Small Business Index from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
More UK businesses should try exporting and discover the rewards that it offers, says the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).
Money worries, a shattered social life and poor health — these are just some of the problems that small business owners say they have to face.
Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...
March 06, 2015 - Rachel Miller
UNA, an organisation representing independent insurance brokers, is calling on UK SMEs to ensure they are aware of the options to protect themselves against the potential cost of cyber crime.
A greater number of small businesses have increased their turnover, expanded workforces and reported profits over the last 12 months and the positive trend is set to continue over the next year.
With one month to go until over a million savers no longer have to pay tax on their savings, George Osborne has announced a new online calculator to help people work out if they are eligible.
A new report published by the All Party Parliamentary Small Business Group and supported by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has identified seven drivers to boost UK productivity.
February 27, 2015 - Rachel Miller
Government business support is difficult to access according to a report by the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) select committee.
The Low Pay Commission (LPC) has recommended to the government that the adult rate of the National Minimum Wage (NMW), for workers aged 21 and over, should rise by 3% to £6.70 from October 2015.
More than one in three would-be entrepreneurs say they think about starting a business every day, but 78% are afraid they’ll fail.
The government now spends over a quarter of its budget with small and medium-sized enterprises, following a significant overhaul of public sector procurement practices.
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