Bank of England stats released today showed the state-backed bank withdrew £2.2bn of lending to small businesses between April and December last year.
Real Business will be focusing over the next month on how to get Britain's small and medium businesses exporting.
The UK capital is the world's second priciest city for companies to locate employees, trailing closely behind Hong Kong, new analysis revealed.
Businesses are making the gross mistake of assuming their employees near to retiring have a sell by date, according to cognitive psychologist Dr Lynda Shaw.
One in six companies brought back manufacturing to Britain in the last three years, new research revealed.
Almost half of UK businesses (44 per cent) plan on taking apprentices in the next five years, according to new research released today to mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week.
Of all the ‘awareness weeks’ out there, to my mind, the most important to business starts today – National Apprenticeship Week , says Charlie Mullins.
An Association of Accounting Technicians report, compiled by the Centre for Economics and Business Research, found that apprentices offer UK businesses a significant return on their investment, with economic output often exceeding average wage and training costs.
Ex-M&S chief Sir Stuart Rose says Britain is the home of the small business, with more startups being launched than ever before.
Retail bellwether John Lewis has launched JLAB, an incubator for fast-growing retail startups, with a £100k investment on offer.
Britain is fast becoming the world's leading nation for Bitcoin entrepreneurs, as HMRC rules against charging VAT on Bitcoin transactions.
Today marks the start of National Entrepreneurship Week 2014, with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg voicing his support.