Small business minister Andrew Griffiths appeared on Radio 5 Live to push the government’s new shared parental leave campaign. He ended up divulging information which broadcaster Emma Barnett called “ludicrous”.
The freefall in the number of new apprentices is one of the most depressing statistics I have read in a long time.
A recent report revealed the UK has retained its place in the global innovation rankings. This, one particular expert suggests, is a surprise given the nation’s low R&D levels.
Carillion’s liquidation has highlighted just how shocking the payment procedures of corporate firms are and the risks SMEs find themselves in as a result.
With the government, banks and Carillion unable to come to an agreement over the weekend, the firm’s demise should prompt a rethink on contract distribution.
Frustrated by the government and London mayor Sadiq Khan, Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins has thrown his hat into the ring to take over.
Despite a ban coming into place in January, some 42 per cent of UK shoppers are still met with surcharges when paying for goods in small businesses.
With Christmas on the way, the government has embarked on a B2C marketing campaign with American online marketplace Newegg, which will promote British tech products to US consumers.
Jon Baldwin, partner at Winckworth Sherwood, gives his expert tips on winning public sector contracts – an increasingly lucrative pool of work.
According to Phillip Hammond, a new startup is spawned every single hour in the UK. As business owners, we all know that the UK’s 5.5m SMEs are the economic backbone of this country and they play a very significant role in boosting the economy.
With the debut Autumn Budget completed, Real Business has offered a quick and easy read of the event for UK SME leaders in just 500 words.
Philip Hammond insists the UK is on a technological journey, and backed that mantra up with an R&D tax credits and investment increase.