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The Federation of Small Businesses is calling on the Government to tackle crime against small businesses as a priority and help to plug the...

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CBI Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn has written to every MP in East Midlands urging them to find a Brexit deal that works for the region. She...

Small business leader reminds Chancellor where his voters work

The National Enterprise Network, representing the agencies that support many of the country’s small and start up businesses, is looking to the Chancellor to...

GCSE pupils need to know more about the opportunities of apprenticeship,...

More must be done to make pupils aware of the opportunities open to them away from traditional A-Levels such as apprenticeships and, from next...

New immigration figures put the squeeze on small firms, says FSB

News that EU immigration to the UK has fallen to its lowest level since 2013 is putting pressure on small firms, says Federation of Small...

Government plans for HS2 review are roundly criticised by business groups

Plans by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps to instigate a review of the HS2 project have been criticised by business groups. The independent review has been...

UK should sign up to UN’s new commercial dispute resolution convention

Shipping law firm Myton Law is calling on the UK to sign up to a new United Nations Convention for settling international commercial disputes...

UK economy hit the buffers in second quarter, says BCC

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, believes  the UK economy hit the buffers in the second quarter. He said: "We’re seeing...

Language firm launches free coding event in Sheffield

Sheffield, London and Lithuania-based language services company Guildhawk is set to bring the region’s digital community together at a specialist technology and coding event...

Train operators must deliver value for small firms, says FSB National...

News that rail fares will increase by 2.8% in January has prompted the FSB to urge train operators to offer greater value to passengers. National...

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