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July 10, 2014

Cash Payments Costing Small Businesses £2.5 Billion

Cash Payments Costing Small Businesses £2.5 Billion

July 04, 2014

Revealed: Banks such as Lloyds or Natwest using 'pseudo' solicitor firms to make debtors pay up

News round up: House Prices, Sports Direct, GlaxoSmithKlineNews round up: H...

July 03, 2014

Broker reiterates TUI Travel plc "buy" rating as merger with TUI AG offers strengthened balance sheet

News round up: TUI Travel, Vodafone, Ocado, Bank of England, Wholesale pric...

July 02, 2014

Work-life blending is overtaking work-life balance

New skills and technology are enabling people to intertwine their work and ...

July 02, 2014

AstraZeneca plc chief buys £2m worth of shares, debunking renewed takeover rumours

News round up: AstraZeneca, HSBC, London property prices, National Grid, Sp...

July 01, 2014

Lloyds Banking Group plc and Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc 'squeeze customers hardest'

News round up: Lloyds, RBS, Marks & Spencer, Debt trap, Household bills...

June 30, 2014

Number of SMEs applying for funds under the Enterprise Investment Scheme reaches record high

EIS is designed to encourage private investment in unquoted companies throu...

June 30, 2014

TUI Travel plc shareholders set to gain £320m from merger with TUI AG

News round up: TUI Travel, Anglo American, Shire, Financial imbalances, Roy...

June 27, 2014

British small businesses work 5 to 9

Rather than sticking to the classic 9 to 5 working day, 45% stay on for the...

June 27, 2014

Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited shares surge on takeover bid rumours

News round up: Gulf Keystone Petroleum, Tesco, Hurricane Energy, Property m...

June 26, 2014

Barclays plc shares drop on US lawsuit, becoming worst-performer on FTSE 100 index

News round up: Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, TSB Banking Group, Taxpaye...

June 25, 2014

eBay Inc: UK leads the way in global cross-border trade

UK businesses are currently reaching more markets than any other country - ...

June 25, 2014

Surge in startup ideas over the summer holidays

1 in 5 entrepreneurs plan the launch of their businesses while they're on v...

June 25, 2014

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc expected to face shareholder attacks at today's AGM

News round up: Royal Bank of Scotland, Bank of England, Oil export ban, WPP...

June 24, 2014

Third of UK businesses have dropped social media as a marketing tool in the past year

Despite drop, social is still the fifth most effective marketing tool for b...

June 24, 2014

Lloyds Banking Group plc puts additional 3.5 per cent of TSB shares up for sale

News round up: Lloyds Banking Group, Tesco, Shire, Ithaca Energy, Elektron ...

June 23, 2014

FSB reveals growing skills shortage in the workplace

Despite this, small businesses confidence has hit a record high.

June 23, 2014

Businesses warned against cyber-squatters after introduction of new generation of web addresses

Cyber-squatters register web addresses with the aim of selling the rights t...