Research figures from a report by Grant Thornton showed that mid-sized businesses contributed £262bn to UK GDP in 2014 with a predicted £413bn contribution annually to the UK economy by 2020.
Government export target under threat as many SMEs say they're held back by a lack of support and financial concerns
UK exports for SMEs set to be boosted as postgraduate students are recruited to help overcome language and cultural barriers
First 19 start-ups revealed by LSE as part of its new scheme that helps gear companies for future listing
Research from EY shows that entrepreneurs expect coming years to compound recent growth but attracting talent remains a sticking point
Better targeted support from the government could help SMEs and startups grow, says MCA Think Tank
The government wants more entrepreneurs and private sector jobs and it appears targets are being hit. But how much of this is down to its own support for businesses?
Small businesses must rely on each other, not government, says Michael Portillo at Elite Business National Conference and Exhibition