The cream of British business celebrated last night at the prestigious and influential National Business Awards in partnership with Orange at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Business and Enterprise Minister Mark Prisk has called for a more mature relationship between business and regulators. He also talked about the need for a more accountable and transparent system of local regulation and a simpler regulatory landscape.
A project to save the last working Victorian pottery in the UK and create more than 100 new jobs in Stoke-on-Trent has secured commitments to receive £5 million of government and private funding.
Recent data has shown an alarming number of small businesses in the UK routinely fail to safeguard their intellectual property.
Research published today shows that almost half of UK Small and medium sized businesses are holding on to investable cash not needed in their day-to-day operations.
A call has gone out today to Britain’s business community asking them to champion UK manufacturing and show the best of British industry throughout 2012.
The annual Barclays Business Regional Impact Index has revealed which regions in Britain benefit most from the contributions of their small businesses and crucially, the role they are playing in boosting recovery across the country.
More than 100 thousand UK businesses could save in excess of £600 million in accountancy and administration costs every year under proposals to reduce financial reporting requirements, published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills today.
The European Commission has presented its 2010 small and medium-sized enterprises report “Are EU SMEs recovering from the crisis?” and it is positive reading from a UK perspective.