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April 25, 2014 - Rachel Miller
The UK economy looks set to expand by over 3% this year, up from previous predictions, according to new projections from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR).
The continuing culture of late payment remains a deep concern for many small businesses, according to the latest research from the Forum of Private Business (FPB).
Almost a fifth of all meetings (19%) are a complete waste of time, according to a survey of UK employees by Sharp Europe.
Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) are too focused on a "narrow idea of economic success", according to a study by the Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES).
Our round-up of other small-business stories making the headlines this week...
April 17, 2014 - Rachel Miller
A poll of Britain's newly self-employed workers has found that 72% say they prefer their current situation to being an employee.
New research has found that almost one in five small business owners is planning to pay more than the statutory minimum into staff workplace pensions when they implement auto enrolment.
First generation family-owned SMEs are set to see their revenues rise significantly in the next few years, according to a report by Barclays Business.
British businesses will get what is being billed as "unprecedented access" to potential partners and customers from across the world at new export events held at this summer's International Festival for Business (IFB).
April 10, 2014 - Rachel Miller
A raft of new research announced this week shows that exporting is rising significantly, with service exports at an all-time high according to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).
There is widespread angst about the pace of change in information technology amongst IT decision makers, according to new research conducted by Camwood.
More than 1.5 million UK SMEs don't have a business plan, and they could be missing out on an extra 20% of profit as a result, according to business software provider Exact.
The Employment Allowance initiative is now up and running, but many firms are still in the dark about it.
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