Figures from Irwin Mitchell suggest that crowdfunding has come a long way since being regarded as just a niche option for funding a business.
Richard Branson has set tongues wagging with plans to introduce a policy of unlimited holiday time for employees at Virgin Group headquarters.
Britain's "undervalued and overlooked" mid-sized businesses need support to boost their contribution to the economy, accountancy firm BDO said today.
EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has now closed a successful crowdfunding round which generated £1.4m for his new venture easyProperty.
Ed Miliband today announced plans to clamp down on tax avoidance, introduce a "mansion tax" and introduce a new tobacco levy to expand NHS funding, should Labour win next year's election.
Despite deals with EE, Vodafone and Dixons Carphone, the administrators of failed mobile retailer Phones 4u have had to leave almost 2,500 employees out of work.
TalkTalk Business has today made a play for a greater share of the small business broadband market, launching a new £4 per month plus line rental package and attacking the dominant provider, BT.
EEF, the manufacturers' organisation, has set out some of the key issues which manufacturers need to see addressed in order to thrive.
Small companies are seeing cash flow problems as a major barrier to growth according to research today.
Retailers have welcomed the Labour party's announcement that it will cut business rates for properties less than £50,000 by 1 per cent in 2016 if elected next year.
Labour leader Ed Miliband yesterday pledged to increase the hourly national minimum wage from £6.50 to £8 by 2020.
Alibaba, the biggest ecommerce site in the world, floated on the New York Stock Exchange today valued at $170bn (£103bn), marking the most valuable technology IPO ever.