Barclays and online youth charity YouthNet have joined forces to support young people in the UK to build their financial skills, knowledge and confidence.
Surrey has the highest number of ‘recession-era’ start-ups defying the downturn with big turnovers, new figures have revealed. Around one in seven businesses that started up in the area in the last three years are turning over more than £100,000, compared to the national average of one in ten.
It has been confirmed today that Nominet, the registry body which looks after the management of the .uk internet namespace, will take forward the application for .cymru & .wales
At the Government’s National Manufacturing Summit being held at the Bristol & Bath Science Park today, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is set to announce that the government has provided an extra £1 billion for businesses seeking support to help them create new jobs and grow.
A leading UK entrepreneur said today that the predicted increased marketing spend for 2012 was evidence of the ‘first shoots of the economic revival’.
2011 saw big high street chains close an average of 14 stores a day across Britain. In this difficult retail market entrepreneurs are being encouraged to take advantage of a government-backed scheme which offers market stalls for £10 over a fortnight this summer.
The CBI calls on the Chancellor to use his March Budget to score the growth and investment policy goals he put forward in his Autumn Statement and give the UK economy and jobs a real boost.
Compulsory quotas for women in the boardroom are a key way forward, according to a new poll of influential women’s business networks, carried out by leadership consultancy, White Water Group.
The government has announced that four new lenders have been accredited to offer loans to small businesses under the Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) scheme.
The Insolvency Service has released the latest figures for company insolvencies in England and Wales for the fourth quarter of 2011, which shows there were 4,260 in total – an increase of 7.2 per cent on the same period a year ago.