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Money spinner: Global access to capital is growing

One-third of entrepreneurs report increased access to capital

Global survey conducted by the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation also indicates high level of hiring among entrepreneur community

Financial growth: The British Business Bank is supporting small business lending

British Business Bank launches ENABLE to stimulate small business lending

Programme reduces level of capital banks need to support small business lending

Quick money: Hasty investments can turn sour

Hasty investments to catch EIS tax breaks unnecessary, says tax expert

Radius Equity director Gary Robins warns against racing to meet “imaginary deadline": adds that tax breaks can be applied retrospectively

Think fast: Swift is one step ahead of the trolls

Businesses urged to snap up unfavourable domain names

Companies following in the footsteps of Microsoft and Taylor Swift by buying unfavourable TLDs before internet trolls

Pay up: Paying below NMW is akin to 'slavery'

Paying below minimum wage ‘slavery’, says entrepreneur

Aspect.co.uk MD Will Davies also calls for those who pay employees lower than £6.50 per hour to be jailed

Nick Clegg: Liberal with the truth?

Nick Clegg 'most likely to lie in TV debates'

Liberal Democrat leader also most likely to be seen as a ‘loner’ and ‘eccentric’, report finds

All change: The new government will have to act fast to aid business

CBI warns against post-election ‘power vacuum’

Business body sets out plan for next parliament’s first 100 days in paper Best Foot Forward

Box of tricks: Reaction to the budget has been mixed

Budget 2015: Mixed reaction to budget from small business groups

Some welcome investment focus but others say chancellor “missed a trick” by not offering more support for enterprise and SMEs

Strong regional investment focus in final pre-election Budget

Support for North-West, Cambridge and Midland among announcements in March Budget

Diverted profits tax to come into effect next month

Legislation designed to prevent global corporates from hiding assets from UK Treasury will raise £3.1b, chancellor claims

Fraud alert: Scammers are targeting networking events

Fraudsters target small businesses in networking scam

Small firms in Wigan and Manchester lose more than £100,000 in scam

Bad for business? UKIP leader Nigel Farage

Farage’s proposal to favour domestic candidates would harm British workers in long-term, says StuRents.com director

Tipping hiring conditions in young workers’ favour could have a detrimental effect on their long-term prospects, says Tom Walker

World-renowned: Stanford was founded in 1925

Stanford Graduate School of Business launches first UK-based programme

World-famous Californian college starts search for British entrepreneurial talent

Red tape: Complex procedures can be arduous for mid-market businesses

Government ‘not doing enough’ to support mid-market business growth

Red tape and lack of advice around funding two big stumbling blocks for mid-market business, says Sage Enterprise Market Europe CEO Jayne Archbold

Clean and green: The awards celebrate excellence in promoting alternatives to fossil fuels

Final shortlist announced for New Energy & Cleantech Awards 2015

Eighth annual event celebrating success in the green energy and cleantech industries releases final list of nominees

Diversity champion: Fujitsu VP Steven Cox

Top names in UK finance to compete at Britain’s ‘Gay Oscars’

Big names at HSBC, BNP Paribas and more up for gongs at British LGBT Awards

Under pressure: Small business owners face a plethora of challenges

One in five small business owners sacrifice health for work

Extensive study from SwitchMyBusiness.com reveals many suffer personal setbacks when looking to get business off the ground

Government backing: Hancock has pledged support for the fledgling industry

Hancock: Government ‘actively removing barriers’ to growth of sharing economy

Business minister pledges further support for sharing economy at event to launch first UK trade body for industry

Pay freeze: Cold weather has a significant effect on economic output

Smaller businesses disproportionately affected by adverse weather, study finds

Research also suggests cold snaps more damaging to economy than persistent snowfall or flooding

Growing up: The CBI is calling on government to support business growth

CBI urges chancellor to support growth among ‘UK Mittelstand’

Comments come as mid-market overtakes Germany’s much-heralded equivalent sector

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