Given how important manufacturing is to the UK, any little fluctuation can have a huge impact. Which is why it’s great news that figures for August show it’s in far ruder health than previously estimated
The tax office has got teeth - and it’s not afraid to use them.
Businesses have a lot on their plate at the moment, so cost cutting can slip down the agenda. Clive Lewis, ICAEW’s head of enterprise is here to explain how to make trimming the fat less painful
Mixed messages abound about the state of the economy. But with insolvencies down, it certainly looks as though things are heading in the right direction...
Hold the front page: according to new research by technology company SAP, 95% of UK SMEs are looking to grow their business.
The start-up finance arena is so fast-moving it’s difficult to keep tabs on. Good job Elite Business has experts such as Oscar Jazdowski of Silicon Valley Bank to keep us up-to-date
The market place is a picture of austerity and for SMEs the fight for survival is one fraught with difficulties. But add a reduction of available funding to the mix and things begin to look dire indeed.
With many people thinking about summer holidays, the deadline for self-assessment in the depths of winter seems a long way off.