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SME growth plans stall without funding

A poll of small business owners has found that seven in ten firms with growth plans say they won't be able to achieve their objectives without an injection of finance...

Date: 7 June 2022 By:

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Small business vacancies reach new high

As the number of small business job vacancies soars above 500,000, a new study has investigated what small business owners are looking for in their next employee...

Date: 24 May 2022 By:

Lending to small firms hits all-time low

Applications for small business loans are down and approvals are also at a record low according to the findings of a new poll of SMEs by the Federation of Small Businesses...

Date: 17 May 2022 By:

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Millennial business owners turn to TikTok for sales

Small business usage of social media channels for marketing and sales - including Facebook, Instagram and TikTok - has risen significantly since the beginning of the pandemic...

Date: 10 May 2022 By:

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eBay hits the road to support online entrepreneurs

The eBay Business Roadshow will visit 12 cities and towns, delivering training, support and investment worth over £1 million to small online businesses across the UK...

Date: 19 April 2022 By:

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One year on: counting the cost of IR35 reform

Two new studies have found that the 2021 IR35 tax reform has had a negative impact on both freelance contractors and the businesses that employ them...

Date: 12 April 2022 By:

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