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UK small businesses miss out on special discounts and savings given to larger firms

A recent report has revealed that UK small businesses are not enjoying the same benefits, savings and rebates offered to larger businesses. Continue reading

British Small Businesses Look To Expand Abroad

A new report has revealed that, since the British marketplace has become saturated, many small businesses are looking for new opportunities abroad. Continue reading

Small business growth on the upswing

UK small business growth is on the upswing, however, The Open University and British Chambers of Commerce warn that they still need adequate support to help maintain sustained growth. Continue reading

British Economy Drops In Fourth Quarter

A recent study by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has revealed that economic growth saw a drop in the fourth quarter of 2010. Continue reading

Vantis suggests cautious optimism amongst small businesses

Despite high inflation levels, little improvement in commercial lending, impending tax increases and a looming General Election, a new report by accountancy group, Vantis, suggests that UK small business owners are becoming increasingly confident about the state of the economy. Continue reading

UK inflation set to rise over the coming weeks

UK based Small businesses will be concerned to hear that inflation is set to breach the 3% mark within the next few weeks, according to Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England. Continue reading

Property prices on the increase

According to Nationwide Building Society it could Well be good news for small businesses and sole-traders in the property industry. Continue reading

Has the UK finally left the recession?

According to the Office of National Statistics (ONS) the UK has finally, painfully emerged from the longest economic recession in recorded history. Continue reading

Small businesses affected by lack of bank funding

Unsurprisingly the biggest factor adversely affecting the UK’s economy is still the exorbitant charges that are being made by the banks on commercial loans. As a result of these excessive charges small businesses are finding it increasingly more difficult to obtain much needed credit. Continue reading