Small Business

UK businesses ‘cannot wait weeks’ for financial aid
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UK businesses ‘cannot wait weeks’ for financial aid

Poll finds six in ten UK firms have limited cash reserves giving rise to fear of mass insolvencies
3 Apr 2020
Could ‘Amazon tax’ save struggling high street retailers?
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Could ‘Amazon tax’ save struggling high street retailers?

Labour considering move to level the playing field between online retailers and brick-and-mortar shops
14 Jan 2019
Which Olympic sport matches your leadership style?
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Which Olympic sport matches your leadership style?

Team player or solo superstar: answer these quiz questions to find out your ideal Olympic discipline
13 Jul 2016
Confidence to grow: The UK economic outlook in 2015
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Confidence to grow: The UK economic outlook in 2015

In 2015, the UK economy is set to accelerate. So how can entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes take advantage of the positive outlook?
4 Nov 2014
How your small business can recover from setbacks
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How your small business can recover from setbacks

All SMEs get knocked back from time to time. Here's how to turn adversity to your advantage
16 Jun 2014
How to gear up your business for exports
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How to gear up your business for exports

There's money to be made in exports, but risks too. Here's our guide to selling overseas
13 Jun 2014
Mind your cashflow: how to avoid the SME pitfall
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Mind your cashflow: how to avoid the SME pitfall

Too many growing businesses mis-manage their cashflow. Here's how to bridge those gaps
30 May 2014

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How to keep good staff – and keep them happy
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How to keep good staff – and keep them happy

To build a successful small business, everyone needs to pull in the same direction
14 May 2014
What kind of website is right for your company?
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What kind of website is right for your company?

A good company website can make the difference between failure and success. Here’s how to build one that works
8 May 2014
How to use social media to boost your business
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How to use social media to boost your business

Twitter and Facebook are free and effective tools for building your brand and attracting new business
8 May 2014
Why the peer-to-peer revolution has got old order scared
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Why the peer-to-peer revolution has got old order scared

P2P companies like Airbnb are turning business on its head by putting customers in touch with suppliers
24 Jan 2014
Miliband bank debacle: has he just thrown away the election?
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Miliband bank debacle: has he just thrown away the election?

The value of taxpayer-owned banks drops by £1bn – and Osborne outflanks him with £7 minimum wage support
17 Jan 2014
BREAKING BANKS: What Labour's plan will mean for you
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BREAKING BANKS: What Labour's plan will mean for you

Miliband wants to end the dominance of the banking giants but critics have said his strategy will backfire
17 Jan 2014
Why a minimum wage hike? It could cut £1bn from welfare bill
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Why a minimum wage hike? It could cut £1bn from welfare bill

And if small businesses keep protesting it's a lousy idea, Cameron can always blame Nick Clegg
8 Jan 2014