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Help Firms Get Finance for Future Growth, CBI Urges Next Government…

March 16, 2015 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Help Firms Get Finance for Future Growth, CBI Urges Next Government…
Help Firms Get Finance for Future Growth, CBI Urges Next Government…

A UK market for private placed debt could unlock £15 billion.
The CBI is urging the next government to ‘mind the gap’ in the financial services sector’s ability to help unleash new long-term growth capital to …

UK Small and Medium Business Success May Be Stifled by Skills Shortage and Red Tape…

January 16, 2015 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on UK Small and Medium Business Success May Be Stifled by Skills Shortage and Red Tape…
Jason Scagell, Director of npower Business at npower

With 2015 on the horizon, research commissioned by npower has today revealed that small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) are confident about their business and the economy.
The research of 1,008 SME senior decision makers, in …

Growth Slows but Outlook Remains Bright…

September 10, 2014 – 7:18 am | Comments Off on Growth Slows but Outlook Remains Bright…
Growth Slows but Outlook Remains Bright…

Economic growth slowed in the three months to August, but expectations for the next quarter remain strong, according to the latest CBI growth indicator.
Read the CBI’s Growth Indicator Survey here

New PwC Analysis Predicts Dramatic Rise of the Sharing Economy Over Next Decade…

August 26, 2014 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on New PwC Analysis Predicts Dramatic Rise of the Sharing Economy Over Next Decade…
New PwC Analysis Predicts Dramatic Rise of the Sharing Economy Over Next Decade…

Earlier this month, analysis conducted by professional services outfit PwC found that the five most prominent sharing economy sectors have the potential to rise to around £9 billion in the UK by 2025, up from just £0.5 …

UK’s Contractors Are Working Longer and Earning More…

June 4, 2014 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on UK’s Contractors Are Working Longer and Earning More…
Darren Fell, managing director of Crunch Accounting

The UK’s growing economy is directly affecting the UK’s contractor workforce, who today confirmed a growth in availability of work and contract rates, based on new research* from Crunch Accounting.
The research, conducted by Crunch Accounting …

Staycation Nation – Domestic Tourists Will Contribute £108 Billion to the UK Economy by 2017…

May 27, 2014 – 7:15 am | Comments Off on Staycation Nation – Domestic Tourists Will Contribute £108 Billion to the UK Economy by 2017…
Mike Saul, Head of Hospitality & Leisure at Barclays

Domestic tourist expenditure is forecast to grow by 25% over the next four years
Hospitality and leisure sector will benefit most with growth of 26% by 2017
London continues to be the top place for domestic tourist …

London firms’ optimism about the economy soars – CBI/KPMG…

April 28, 2014 – 7:15 am | Comments Off on London firms’ optimism about the economy soars – CBI/KPMG…
London firms’ optimism about the economy soars – CBI/KPMG…

Housing availability and affordability having negative impact on recruitment
London firms’ optimism about the economy has soared to its highest level since the end of 2010 but there is increasing concern about the negative impact of …

UK recovery remains solid – CBI Growth Indicator…

April 28, 2014 – 6:32 am | Comments Off on UK recovery remains solid – CBI Growth Indicator…
UK recovery remains solid – CBI Growth Indicator…

Economic growth continued to gather pace in April, alongside predictions of even stronger growth in the next quarter, according to the latest CBI Growth Indicator, out today.
Output rose from the eight-month low recorded in the …

Scottish Government’s economic plan for independence does not add up – CBI…

March 26, 2014 – 4:59 pm | Comments Off on Scottish Government’s economic plan for independence does not add up – CBI…
Scottish Government’s economic plan for independence does not add up – CBI…

Scotland’s continued economic success is best achieved as part of UK
The Scottish Government’s economic plan for independence does not add up, even taking into account oil and gas revenues, the CBI said today (Wednesday) in …

The Rise of Fall of Bitcoins: What does the future hold for Bitcoins?…

March 26, 2014 – 7:05 am | Comments Off on The Rise of Fall of Bitcoins: What does the future hold for Bitcoins?…
The collapse of Mt. Gox has hit the price of Bitcoins

The popularity is Bitcoin has skyrocketed since the end of last year. However on February of this year, a major Bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox shut down its payment operations and the popularity of Bitcoins has …

CBI COMMENTS ON HS2 REPORT…

March 24, 2014 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on CBI COMMENTS ON HS2 REPORT…
Nicola Walker- CBI Director for Business Environment

The CBI commented on the publication of High Speed 2: Get Ready, A report to the Government by the HS2 Growth Taskforce
Nicola Walker, CBI Director for Business Environment, said:
“HS2 offers an opportunity to regenerate local …

BIRMINGHAM BUCKS ECONOMIC RESURGENCE TREND…

January 22, 2014 – 9:18 am | Comments Off on BIRMINGHAM BUCKS ECONOMIC RESURGENCE TREND…
BIRMINGHAM BUCKS ECONOMIC RESURGENCE TREND…

BIRMINGHAM BUCKS ECONOMIC RESURGENCE TREND – RED FLAG ALERT Q4 SHOWS
According to the latest Begbies Traynor Red Flag Alert for Q4 2013, which monitors the financial health of “Corporate UK”, Birmingham has bucked the national …

‘Real’ apprenticeships will guard against further job losses for British young…

January 10, 2014 – 8:31 am | Comments Off on ‘Real’ apprenticeships will guard against further job losses for British young…
‘Real’ apprenticeships will guard against further job losses for British young…

Unemployed young British workers must be provided with high-quality training or apprenticeships opportunities to stop new waves of eastern European migration exacerbating an already dire employment situation in the UK warned a leading entrepreneur today.
“More …

£1.4m package to boost city’s transport links to i54…

January 10, 2014 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on £1.4m package to boost city’s transport links to i54…
£1.4m package to boost city’s transport links to i54…

A £1.4m package of public transport improvements along the main route between Wolverhampton city centre and i54 South Staffordshire has been given the green light.
The joint project by Wolverhampton City Council and transport authority Centro …

Retailers need to get smarter about effects of online shopping…

January 10, 2014 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Retailers need to get smarter about effects of online shopping…
Prof Phil Blythe from the IET

Online shopping in the UK continued to grow this Christmas with 63 per cent of online shoppers ordering three or more gifts online, but engineers are warning this switch in shopping style needs to be …

Top tips for business start ups…

January 10, 2014 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Top tips for business start ups…
business start ups

The decade so far has seen start up fever sweep the UK. In 2013, according to Start Up Britain, more than 500,000 new businesses were set up, with the previous year’s figure standing at 484,000. …

sales-i survey reveals traits of successful salesperson…

January 10, 2014 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on sales-i survey reveals traits of successful salesperson…
Paul Black, CEO of sales-i

A survey of 254 sales professionals across the UK and USA has shown that their career paths may have been determined from an early age. Demonstrating the ambition and drive required to succeed in a …

Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…

January 10, 2014 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…
Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief…

Baker Tilly’s Weekly Tax Brief
An end to tax tourism by multinational corporations?
News that seven US technology companies, including Google, Amazon and eBay, paid only £54m of UK corporation tax in 2012 has elicited hard-felt but …

New Year’s Honours recognise health and safety champions…

January 10, 2014 – 8:25 am | Comments Off on New Year’s Honours recognise health and safety champions…
New Year’s Honours recognise health and safety champions…

The Chief Executive and Trustees of the British Safety Council congratulate all of the recipients of awards appearing in the New Year Honours list announced last week. In particular the British Safety Council welcomed the …

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