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September 25, 2015 - Rachel Miller
Only one worker in 166 has ever read their employment contract and understood its contents, according to new research.
If we had a referendum on the EU right now, most small businesses owners would vote to stay in but it's a close result.
At least £80 billion in economic growth could be unlocked if the Government shifts widespread powers and funding to local areas, council leaders have said.
Nearly half of businesses founded in the UK in 2011 had failed by 2014 - and incompetence and bad management was to blame for 56% of these business failures.
Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...
September 18, 2015 - Rachel Miller
Business costs have continued to rise during 2015, driven in part by increased staff costs, according to the latest research from the Forum of Private Business.
The UK's small-and-medium-sized enterprises are taking a global lead when it comes to embracing new software technology - and they are benefiting as a result.
Small business owners are facing "problems of success", such as staff shortages, but remain optimistic according to new research.
The value of claims for R&D tax relief has gone up by £380 million in the UK and much of the rise comes from the small business sector.
September 11, 2015 - Rachel Miller
The number of people working excessive hours has risen by 15% since 2010, according to the TUC.
Thousands of people have taken to social media in the past year to complain about the time they have had to spend waiting to speak to someone at HMRC, the UK's tax authority.
Facebook has announced a number of new features for businesses to help them improvement their engagement with consumers.
Small business confidence is cooling according to the latest findings from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
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