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Autumn statement 2014: will mid-size businesses be left out?

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Entrepreneur David Brown argues that the UK is not an attractive place to grow a business due to both high business and personal taxes

UK businesses lose 7.5M days a year from poor technology

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Survey of office workers finds each UK employee loses 11 days a year from bad technology.

Octopus invests seven figures in customer engagement platform

Fundraising Deals

 £4 million has been raised by Ecrebo to target more markets. 

Scottish Equity Partners exits cleantech company 

Deal Update

Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has sold its majority stake in Anesco to CBPE Capital. 

SMEs reap benefits from mobile usage but sceptics remain

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Three quarters of SMEs say smartphones are important and critical for business.

UK could become the world's leading 'sharing economy'

Business News

Digital innovation is creating entirely new ways of doing business, unlocking economic value from skills and assets people already own

Dealing with demanding bosses is tougher than risking your life on the job, British workers claim

Business News

British workers rate emotional demands ahead of danger when defining the toughest aspects of their jobs.

YPlan raises eight figures for ambitious expansion 

Fundraising Deals

Mobile start-up YPlan has raised £15.3 million of funding from the likes of Octopus Investments.

Finance Wales leads funding round for medical devices company

Fundraising Deals

Multiple investors join forces to back development of new electrosurgical system. 

Data Protection Act breaches cost businesses £2.17M in penalties

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94% of contraventions are due to poor information security.

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