Small business news - January 2017

Local business support falling short

The support being given to small businesses by local government is getting worse across the UK according to seven in ten business leaders questioned in a new poll. The Business Ce

Date: 13 January 2017

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Why you should mind your language in 2017

New research has found that the most annoying business cliché is "think outside the box", while "best practice" is the least offensive workplace phrase. A poll by online retailer

Date: 6 January 2017

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Gender pay gap falls for millennials

The gender pay gap has fallen to 5% for young people in their twenties but those gains are likely to be lost as women start to have children. Research by the Resolution Foundation

Date: 6 January 2017

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SMEs "cautiously optimistic" for year ahead

A new poll by the Institute of Directors shows that most business leaders are cautiously optimistic about 2017, although there are concerns about the impact of Brexit and the skill

Date: 6 January 2017

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Also in the news this week - 22 December 2016

Self-employed need level playing field, says IPSE IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed, is calling for a level playing field for the self-emplo

Date: 22 December 2016