While charities increasingly need to borrow money in pursuit of their mission, they are often unsuccessful in obtaining affordable finance from high street banks, according to a new survey from Charity Bank.
The ongoing row over zero-hours contracts has led to an unprecedented surge in the number of businesses wanting to adopt the controversial working arrangements, it has been claimed.
Research has found that access to finance is still an issue for UK SMEs but over have of the respondents to a new survey said they had no requirement for any additional funding.
The Cabinet Office has announced a series of measures to make it easier for SMEs to work with public sector bodies which are set to be introduced by the end of the year.
New measures that will strengthen and streamline the UK’s new competition regime have been outlined by the Competition Minister Jo Swinson.
Six months after the launch of the real time information PAYE system by HM Revenue & Customs, Britain’s SMEs are counting the cost of complying with reforms that a third deem “unnecessary”, according to new research from accountants HW Fisher & Company.
Retailers must take action immediately if they are struggling to meet their quarterly rent demands, warns Midlands-based corporate recovery and insolvency experts Cranfield Business Recovery.
Antony Jenkins, the chief executive of Barclays, says the UK housing market pickup could turn into another bubble
Apple’s shares fell more than 5 per cent as investors worried that the firm’s latest iPhone models may not help it increase its share in emerging markets.