Real Business was invited along to the launch of the government's new Growth Voucher scheme at 10 Downing Street today.
The prime minister David Cameron today announced that the government has exceeded its target to identify 3,000 regulations that needed to be amended or scrapped.
The latest CBI/UKTI trade mission to Brazil focused on medium-sized businesses. John Doddrell, consul general in Sao Paulo, suggests they venture beyond beyond the established route.
The Labour Party today pledged to create a US-style “small business administration” if it wins the next election.
Business start-ups and future entrepreneurs in the North West have been given a boost with the launch a new private sector-funded business accelerator, Spark Up. The programme is committed to developing 500 ‘super-businesses’ in the region by 2019.
If you want to start a business, don’t let finance be a barrier to your dreams. By being smart with your money, you can have corporation level functions at a fraction of the price.
The new economic enviornment combines hypercompetition, faster product lifecycles and more empowered consumers to change the rules of the game for companies wanting to succeed. To meet these challenges a new business paradigm for business is emerging – the age where creativity wins.
I jokingly tweeted this weekend that ‘I’m going to bust Ed’s balls for this’ when I appeared on LBCs Sunday talk show to discuss Labour’s top rate tax grab policy. But I am really quite furious that a so-called serious politician can stoke up the politics of envy and come up with such an economically damaging policy.
Try boiling one potato in a whole saucepan full of water – it takes ages, is wasteful and, as economists would say, is highly inefficient. There are two solutions. You can tip out most of the water and try to find the perfect amount to boil one potato – try modelling that! – or you can throw in a few more spuds.
The “Patent Box” scheme is being introduced by the government to enable UK companies to leverage their patents to reduce their tax bills.
Bobby Chadha, accountancy expert at Intuit, examines the most important things to remember whilst filling out tax submissions this January.
Maggie Owens of FedEx shares her advice for how to keep your workforce productive.