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August 22, 2014 - Rachel Miller
Self-employed people typically earn less than half as much as the average employee takes home, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics.
August 15, 2014 - Rachel Miller
Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...
The UK has seen the fastest growth in self-employment in Western Europe over the past year, according to the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR).
Unexpectedly slow wage growth in the past quarter has prompted the Bank of England to halve its forecast for average wage growth.
Youth unemployment has seen the largest annual fall since records began, alongside the steepest annual fall in unemployment in 25 years.
A quarter of UK businesses believe their marketing isn’t performing as well as it should, with a third of these complaining that the difficulty of making an impact with advertising is the biggest barrier to success.
August 08, 2014 - Rachel Miller
Business confidence about the coming year has taken a slight knock although it still remains close to an all-time high, according to a new report.
Mountains of email, phone messages and high mobile phone bills are waiting for small business staff coming back from their summer holidays, according to new research.
73% of UK professionals are working overtime on a regular basis, according to a new survey.
Bank lending to the private sector in the UK is still lagging far behind the G7 average despite all the government’s efforts to boost the availability of credit, according to UHY Hacker Young.
August 01, 2014 - Rachel Miller
A new study into the state of British high streets has found that consumer demand for convenience is benefiting local stores and town centres.
The number of company liquidations in England and Wales between April and June 2014 has decreased compared with the same period last year.
The Start Up Loans Company has now offered more than £100 million to entrepreneurs wanting to set up their own business.
Business bodies have urged the government to scrap its plans to give new powers to HMRC to recover outstanding debts.
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