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Mobile guilt: Taking work emails in personal time can lead to stress

Workers feel ‘mobile guilt’ over both personal and work calls

Taking work calls at home and personal calls at work both cause anxiety for Gen M workers

Ambitious: Women in business are focussed on business growth

Ambitious female business owners shun ‘entrepreneur’ label

Word seen as too ‘masculine’ and ‘blokey’: But women prove just as ambitious as men – often more – in business

Cash in: Legislation could mean 2bn more funding for SMEs

Bank referral legislation could lead to £2bn more SME funding

Legislation could see more than 100,000 small businesses fast-tracked to alternative funding route

Cave-dweller: Farage enjoys fulfilling simple needs

Clegg and Farage ‘best coalition partners’, says Praditus data

Psychometric tests suggests Lib Dem and UKIP leaders would be most compatible as joint coalition leaders

Pay gap: Female designers earn less than their male counterparts

Gender pay gap remains pronounced among designers

Extensive study on designers’ salaries looks at comparative pay ahead of Designer Week

Funding growth: Asset based finance is on the up

Asset-based lending to top £20b in 2015

Asset Based Finance Association members confident about level of funding for year ahead

Driving growth: GetTaxi allows customers to hail black cabs

Entrepreneurial Spark partners with GetTaxi and KPMG in separate deals

Free business accelerator programme joins forces with two powerful allies to offer increased support for UK entrepreneurs

See U later: Business owners favour a referendum

Business owners back EU referendum, survey suggests

Business for Britain claims two-thirds of business owners favour a vote on the UK’s membership of the European Union

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

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