Despite rumours of recovery, small businesses continue to have difficulties obtaining vital funding from UK banks. So it’s fallen to peer-to-peer lenders such as Funding Circle to help bridge the gap. And they are doing a sterling job
While giving away equity at cut-rate prices might seem like the last thing a business would want to do, share incentive schemes are one way of motivating staff
After an announcement from the Financial Services Authority, incentives on staff selling additional products and services may become a thing of the past
Hold the front page: according to new research by technology company SAP, 95% of UK SMEs are looking to grow their business.
Confidence has understandably been shaky in the wake of the recession. But now it is starting to abate confidence is failing to recover
Finding the expertise a business requires can be an expensive business. Fortunately the Technology Strategy Board’s ‘Innovation Vouchers’ are making expert advice more affordable
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.