Jack Torrance
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1 in 3 entrepreneurs see crowdfunding as most likely funding option

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Unlimited holiday entitlement is no "entitlement" at all

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Mid-sized firms generate almost a third of the UK's turnover

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Stelios raises £1.4m through crowdfunding for easyProperty venture

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Miliband plans tax clampdown, mansion tax and tobacco levy to fund NHS

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2,500 Phones 4u staff left out of work

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TalkTalk takes the fight to BT with no-frills business broadband

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Five key priorities that manufacturers want to see addressed

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Businesses struggling with cash flow concerns

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Labour commits to £1bn business rates cut

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Labour's £8 minimum wage could put jobs at risk, warn businesses

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Jack Ma's Alibaba embarks on biggest tech IPO in history

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Questions remain after Scottish no vote

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Business breathes a sigh of relief after Scotland votes no

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The FD challenge: When should you outsource?

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The FD verdict: How much time do you spend on non-financial tasks?

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Europe overtakes US in battle of the billionaires

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Companies urged to think long-term when setting executive pay

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Labour considering expansion of high street levy

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Most mid-sized firms plan to take on more staff

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Asos warehouse fire cost up to £30m in sales

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Supermarkets, gyms and other retailers unite to call for rates reform

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RBS faces legal action from hundreds of small businesses

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Phones 4U to go into administration despite £100m profits

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Alternative funding portal bolstered by new recruit

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The 10 professions which drink the most coffee

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UK workers' ideal manager would be mixture of Obama, Branson and Oprah

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5 interesting facts about foreign-owned businesses in the UK

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Retailers hail victory in card fees battle

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Peer-to-peer lending smashes through £2bn milestone

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FDs more concerned about the general election than Scotland referendum

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The FD verdict: Have you had to turn a big client away?

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The FD challenge: When should you turn down a big-name client?

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Thousands of businesses face rates hike

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Three fifths of startups have tried but failed to get funding

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Has Apple lost its innovative edge?

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Most UK SMEs ambivalent about Scottish independence

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Manufacturers focus on the domestic market

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Labour vows to abolish "unfair" tribunal system

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Hard up workers unhappy about pay gap

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Don't forget to prepare for the forthcoming minimum wage hike

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London businesses struggling to combat skills shortage

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Only half the public thinks businesses make a positive contribution

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Formula 1: What businesses can learn from Hamilton/Rosberg clash

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Businesses missing out on funding due to low awareness of alternatives

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Brokers increase SME lending by 20% in 1 year

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Dave Lewis: New Tesco CEO reveals refreshingly frank attitude

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"Boris Island" airport plan rejected by commission

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Small businesses missing out on council spending

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Migrant professionals boost UK economy by £210bn

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Richard Branson looks set to float Virgin Money for £2bn

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Manufacturing growth is slowing, driven by falling exports

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MPs divided over how to help entrepreneurs

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Is the boom back? Bonuses grow 5 per cent

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Dyson set to launch robotic vacuum cleaner?

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1 in 4 employees admits to cheating on expenses

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Net lending to SMEs continues to fall despite improving economy

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5 key challenges faced by Britain's growing businesses

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Pro-independence businesses get behind Scottish Yes campaign

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Ryanair goes upmarket with new business class tickets

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10 alternatives to a bank loan for growing businesses

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Chilango raises more than £2m through crowdfunded mini-bonds

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Business leaders rally against Scottish independence

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How Facebook's newest changes will affect your company's page

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Manufacturing pay growth outstripping wider economy

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Mid-sized businesses too reluctant to export

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Russia crisis hits British shop takings

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Now is a good time to take your business to Lithuania

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Builders are confident about their future performance

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Exporters are increasingly confident of future growth

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UK car industry exporting at a record rate

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How this century-old family business has succeeded through reinvention

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UK video games industry now eligible for tax break

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Regional Growth Fund almost £1bn behind schedule

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Women would have to work extra 14 years to get same pay as men

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Challenger bank grows small business loan book 400%

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UK's mid-sized businesses are among the most confident

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Manufacturers call for new independent infrastructure authority

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FTSE CEO pay 143 times company average

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Vast majority of company car drivers regularly speed

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Home-based businesses contribute £300bn to UK economy

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Research unveils vast growth potential of 'sharing economy' businesses

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EE: Is it really OK to charge extra for speedy customer service?

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Zoopla, Just Eat and King: UK's latest tech IPOs come of age

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A-level results are a mixed bag for employers

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Entrepreneurs prioritise expertise over money when seeking investors

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US is top export destination for UK businesses

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Are you working your staff too hard?

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Just Eat shares jump after profits nearly treble

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Online sales grow 14.9% in July

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Just 1 in 10 SMEs applied for funding in the past year

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Businesses hiring at fastest rate in 16 years

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3 barriers to service exports and how we could overcome them

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Recruitment grows at fastest rate in 5 months

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Job satisfaction is critical to a proactive workforce

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Exporters outstripping domestic-only businesses

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British musicians to receive export support funding

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Tyrrells CEO shares his tips for going overseas

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Brits' appetite for new cars continues to hot up

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Banks to be forced to refer rejected businesses to alternative funders

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