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May 08, 2015 - Rachel Miller
Business groups have been swift to react to the unexpected outright win for the Conservatives in the general election as three losing party leaders tender their resignations.
The use of remote working tools, including cloud technology and other online apps, has radically increased as more professionals spend time working away from the office.
The EU executive has set out plans for a digital single market in Europe, covering everything from broadband coverage to copyright rules and courier rates.
Two new surveys from the CBI show that while the manufacturing sector as a whole is struggling, smaller manufacturers report increases in total domestic orders, output and numbers employed in the three months to April.
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May 01, 2015 - Rachel Miller
A cut in corporation tax is at the top of the wish list for one in five entrepreneurs, according to a new survey by accountancy firm EY.
British businesses want the UK to remain in the EU but they are calling on the next Government to make EU reform a top priority.
One in five business people admits that they don't understand their commercial energy bills and over two million businesses rarely check their bills even though many believe they are paying too much.
SMEs and start-ups say that online opportunities, hard work and their own creativity are bigger factors in their success than efforts by politicians to support business.
April 24, 2015 - Rachel Miller
The Forum of Private Business is calling on the next Government to protect the interests of small businesses as it launches its own Manifesto for Small Business.
Over half a million over-55s might take advantage of new pension freedoms to start a new business.
SMEs are failing to take professional advice when setting up their business, leaving them vulnerable to costly mistakes.
Businesses based in England want more decisions to be taken in town halls rather than from Whitehall, according to a new survey.
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