Business Secretary Vince Cable will announce today the first steps in creating a Government-backed business bank, including new Government funding of £1 billion.
The latest Business Insolvency Index from Experian has revealed a continued stable picture. During August, 1,723 companies failed – the same rate as in July 2012 – and similar to the August 2011 figures when 0.08 per cent failed.
Sir Mervyn King has cleared the way for the Chancellor to ditch one of his cast-iron fiscal rules and miss his target to get the national debt under control by 2016.
Business and Enterprise Minister Michael Fallon has today published a consultation on implementing European Union (EU) legislation to combat the problem of late payment to British businesses.
KashFlow Accounting Software, the cloud-based technology enterprise, has agreed a partnership with youth charity The Prince’s Trust, combining real-world advice with practical support and significant financial backing for young people looking to start their own businesses. This will work in conjunction with The Prince’s Trust’s Enterprise programme that helps unemployed young people to set up in business.
Thirteen small businesses have benefitted from a marketing masterclass with TEAM Saatchi, to learn first-hand how marketing can help boost sales and support growth.
Northamptonshire is celebrating after being named the most enterprising place in Britain. Northamptonshire County Council has won the accolade for helping to generate economic prosperity across the County.
A start-up scheme that will help launch up to 30,000 new companies has begun providing business support and loans to young people has formally been unveiled today. The first wave of cash from the £82.5 million Start-Up Loans scheme is now being distributed, helping to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs.
online printers moo.com is to purchase Flavors.me, a design-led personal identity site known as the digital you with over half a million members in 200 countries, from HiiDef Inc.
A new survey of business leaders has revealed that UK SME Bosses are “weakest” at financial management and marketing.
Carly Ward, 22 from London, had a difficult childhood and found herself being expelled from school at the age of nine.
The UK’s financial regulator has said it warned Barclays two years ago that Bob Diamond could prove unsuitable to become chief executive of the bank.