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How to successfully integrate interns into your small business

Over recent years, the small business sector has been taken on a financial rollercoaster ride by the global markets, forcing these companies into searching for ever more economical ways to structure staffing requirements.

Digital services suppliers urged to register for new EU VAT service

Businesses supplying digital services across the European Union will be able to register for a new online VAT service from 20 October.

SMEs confident of funding for investment plans

The majority of UK SMEs believe they would be successful if they applied for a bank loan to fund their investment plans, with three in five feeling confident they would be accepted, according to new research by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks.

What’s the alternative? SMEs miss out on new funding options

New research from Aviva reveals that SMEs may be missing out on new funding options due to a lack of awareness and understanding.

Foreign professionals add £210billion boost to the UK economy

Inward talent is making an increasingly important contribution to the UK’s professional workforce and helps the economy prosper according to research by Lloyds Bank.

Nearly a million SMEs are waiting at least three months for payment

Three in five SMEs (61%) have had clients or customers not pay invoices by their due date over the past year, according to new research from automated credit control firm Satago.

Video games companies to begin claiming tax relief

Video games companies across the UK are now able to begin claiming tax relief up to 25% on their production costs.

Backing for home-based business boom

Budding entrepreneurs will be given greater freedom to start and grow a business from their home under new measures the government has annouced.

Small firms are doing it from home

Turning your business idea into reality is exciting when you can also run it from home. There is plenty of support to help you do this.

Research and development could lead to significant tax savings

Leicester businesses currently investing in product development could be missing out on significant tax savings, according to Newby Castleman Chartered Accountants.

The right financial certification for the job

How do you find the right person to handle your finances? They all have resumes and experience. They’re all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. They all have a firm, but not too firm handshake.

Personal current accounts and small business banking not working well for customers

Essential parts of the UK retail banking sector lack effective competition and do not meet the needs of personal consumers or small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), two studies by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have found.

New guide to help you find the right finance for business growth

Sets out the full range of access to finance options for businesses as they go from start-up to growth to listing on the stock exchange.

New owners bring investment for Lifestyle Living Group

Luxury residential and holiday park home operator Lifestyle Living Group is under new ownership, following a £20million acquisition.

Metro Bank launches Metro Bank SME Finance

Metro Bank, the revolutionary high street bank, announces the launch of the new Metro Bank SME Finance brand, following the acquisition of SME Invoice Finance and Asset Finance in August 2013.