Small Business

Participants in £2.6m Mentor Challenge Fund to mentor UK small businesses

Small businesses in the UK will now be able to receive sector specific mentoring from thirteen projects that are participating in the GBP2.6m Mentor Challenge Fund, the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) revealed on Wednesday. The projects have […]

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Department For Business Innovation & Skills launches campaign to boost growth of small firms

Small firms in the UK are to receive help from the Department For Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) to help grow their businesses grow, it announced today.
A campaign

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US small business owners increasingly pessimistic — survey

Small business owners as a group are now the most pessimistic they have been since the third quarter of 2010, according to the latest Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC)/Gallup Small Business Index. According to the California-based bank, the index fell 28 points

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Government policies to help grow the economy are out of touch with reality

Government policies to help grow the economy are out of touch with reality, says FSB.
The Government's policies to kick-start growth and incentivise job creation are too timid and

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Small firms across country will benefit from new tax break support

Figures being published today show how the country's 'small business capitals' are benefiting from dedicated double tax breaks, Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles announced today.   The latest figures reveal

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Budget wont harm, but won’t boost small businesses

A snap poll of more than 800 members of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) 'Voice

US Banks Encouraged to Lend to Small Businesses

With small business confidence at its lowest point in years, the United States plans to implement measures designed to make lending to small businesses a priority for banks.

American Small Business Owners Uncertain, Worried About 2011

Small business owners are uncertain about their future, a new report from the National Federation of Independent Business has reported. The report contains data from over two-thousand American

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