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With the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act receiving Royal Assent in March, alternativebusinessfunding.co.uk (ABF) has estimated that the bank referral legislation encompassed in the act could result in £2bn more funding being injected into the SME economy after the first year of implementation.
Over 3,000 small and medium-sized British businesses are set to benefit from a new deal inked between the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME) and an online finance platform.
If you weren't able to tune into George Osborne's speech, and don't have time to read news story after news story, here are the headline announcements.
SMEs are losing time and money on unnecessary safety measures such as written guidelines for walking up stairs and tape measures, new report revealed.
Small and medium businesses are growing more confident, but many are still disinterested in seeking finance, research released today suggests.
An average of one in five SMEs suffered significant disruption and money loss from staff illness and absence in 2013, new research revealed.
Thousands of entrepreneurs are still resorting to credit cards and personal financing to fund their businesses, new research reveals.
There's just two weeks left to apply for your slice of this year's Regional Growth Fund (RGF) finance, which closes on the 9th December.
The Department for Business has asked Real Business to publish this fact sheet explaining how the RGF funding works.
The Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme helps SMEs access loans worth between £1,000 and £1m.
The CBI today announced it has urged the chancellor, George Osborne, to shake up the "outmoded" and "disproportionately burdensome" business rates system ahead of his Autumn Statement next month.