When Theresa May took a chainsaw to her predecessor’s cabinet, bringing about a reshuffle not seen in years, a name better known in the entrepreneurial world snuck in – someone now responsible for helping reach a target of £1 in every £3 of government spending being with small businesses.
In a move appearing to contradict what the government is trying to do through its Northern Powerhouse initiative, the department responsible for supporting British enterprise is closing its northern office in Sheffield.
Nick Boles has outlined the “four simple steps” for businesses ahead of next year’s National Living Wage introduction, and said that the legislation will allow companies to reward staff “properly”.
Following chancellor George Osborne's Spending Review, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has announced that the Business Growth Service (BGS) will soon come to an end.
Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement will see the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills' (BIS) budget cut by 17 per cent.
Three former directors of City Link have been charged with criminal offences in relation to the collapse of the company last Christmas – which led to the loss of 3,000 jobs.
David Vine, UK SMB MD for Concur, gives his thoughts on the government's new small business commissioner – detailing what kind of powers they should have and why clout and determination are key.
With major organisations coming round to the fact that the business community has a role to play in educating this nation's future workforce, the planned cuts to universities doesn't have to be as big a hit as some fear.
With the British Business Bank now over two years old, Real Business meets its CEO, Keith Morgan, to discover its scope and objectives.
Hundreds of employers are giving out of work young people training and experience, but the government is urging more employers to get involved in helping 16 to 23 year-olds.
High-tech SMEs interested in getting support for business growth and background information will be able to participate in a series of free workshops organised by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in collaboration with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
Last week MPs issued an announcement on Government initiatives to improve access to finance for small businesses.