Vernon Dennis explains why, despite the UK tax gap being at a record low, HMRC has placed SMEs in its crosshairs as a way of reducing it even more.
The Business Growth Fund has now invested more than £1bn into UK growth companies since it closed a first deal in October 2011.
Having made small gains in the local elections on 5 May, UKIP has moved its focus back to the upcoming referendum on EU membership and outlined why growing businesses will be better off out of Europe.
SMEs throughout the nation should adopt a progressive approach and voluntarily sign up to be part of any and all future gender pay gap plans, as full disclosure is a bare minimum for a group that accounts for over half of private sector jobs.
A week after chancellor George Osborne decided to shut the doors to the Business Growth Service and the schemes it ran, we have been in continued conversation with the business community to gauge its reaction – and it's been pretty unanimously against the move.
As TV broadcasters unveil Christmas schedules over the next few weeks, advertisers will be poring over the programming – deciding when and where to buy airtime.
To provide you with the inside scoop on what Facebook is planning in the way of business services, we took a trip to the social media company’s London base to speak with SMB director for EMEA Ciaran Quilty about Pages, advertising and the exploding medium of video.
Business leaders at the helm of SMEs need to look at funding alternatives to stop late payers from destroying their businesses.
SMEs are being encouraged to sell through Amazon and boost overseas trade, in light of ambitious government target to hit £1tn in exports by 2020.
With over one billion people now viewing Facebook “Pages” every month, the social media platform has updated its offering to help businesses “build mobile presence” and interact with customers with greater ease.
Despite a record number of successful A Level results and graduate placements, there is still an absolute record ruddy skill shortage in this country – which is holding great companies back. Crazy isn’t it – and it isn’t just the government that isn’t listening.
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