Crowdfunding experts highlight the continuing reliance on personal savings to finance start ups, when more funds are available from a growing list of sources. read more ..
Firms taking advantage of helpful environment to scale up the next stage of growth.
Inefficient and clunky dispute resolution system highlighted by FSB, who call for more help for SMEs embroiled in litigation
CNBC and Chinese online marketplace Alibaba partner to produce a new reality TV show based on the start up experience
Significant concerns over Brexit among SMEs are not mirrored by the levels of preparedness
Latest research on business tools reveals high incidence of unanswered calls leading to lost business
Alarming lack of understanding of how personal guarantees work exposing SMEs to unnecessary risk, according to new research
Annual initiative focusing on driving customers away from big stores to smaller independent retailers falls this weekend
Late payments are causing a growing number of businesses to write off bad debt, with £134m lost every day
Government-backed PE fund scoops two prestigious funding awards held in Milton Keynes
FSB welcomes news of greater SME representation on larger company boards, hailing it as an important step forward
Small businesses are most concerned with the skills gap, with most SMEs citing it as the key concern going forward
First ranking of global start up culture puts UK in fifth spot, ahead of US and much of Europe
One consultant applauds silence on Making Tax Digital plans - meaning some reforms to scheme may yet materialise
Revelation of £200m shortfall in projected Apprentice Levy returns will hit smallest firms hardest, AELP says
Chancellor's Autumn Statement brings some cheer for small buisness, but abolition of the VAT flat rate scheme leads to dismay