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  • May 22, 2015

    Small firms complacent about BYOD risks

    Almost a third of small business owners believe that BYOD (bring-your-own-device) carries no risks and they have no intention to invest in mobile device security.

  • May 22, 2015

    Government must simplify tax, says IoD

    Members of the Institute of Directors say the Government must focus on budget cuts rather than tax rises in order to achieve deficit reduction and they are also calling for significant tax simplification.

  • May 22, 2015

    The rise of "generation entrepreneur"

    Two very different factors – online opportunities and jobs shortages – are encouraging more young people to set up their own enterprise.

  • May 22, 2015

    Sajid Javid pledges to back small firms

    In his first speech as business secretary, Sajid Javid has set out a raft of measures designed to support and nurture small businesses in the UK.

  • May 22, 2015

    Also in the news this week - 22 May 2015

    Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...

  • May 15, 2015

    Are staff taking less holidays but more sickies?

    A heavy workload and worries about how they are perceived at work means that a third of British workers didn't take their holiday allowance last year.

  • May 15, 2015

    HSBC sets up £8 billion loan fund for UK SMEs

    HSBC has set up a new national fund worth £8 billion aimed at start-ups and established small firms.

  • May 15, 2015

    What SMEs want from the new Government

    Less regulation, a simpler tax system and reformed business rates – these are the top priorities for small firms as they reveal what they want from the new Government in the first poll of SMEs since the election.

  • May 15, 2015

    SMEs must act as cyber crime threat grows

    Almost half of small and micro businesses in the UK have been victims of cyber crime according to a new survey. But the results also show that many firms are still failing to take the necessary action to protect themselves.

  • May 15, 2015

    Also in the news this week - 15 May 2015

    Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...

  • May 08, 2015

    Business "stands with new Government" says BCC

    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.

  • May 08, 2015

    Remote working fuels demand for cloud apps

    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.

  • May 08, 2015

    EU unveils big plans for single digital market

    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.

  • May 08, 2015

    Smaller manufacturers buck the trend

    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.

  • May 08, 2015

    Also in the news this week - 8 May 2015

    Our round-up of other small business stories making the headlines this week...

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