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Devolved powers: Osborne has promised to pass 26bn to local authorities

Osborne will allow local authorities to keep all revenue from business rates

Plan to stimulate local business growth announced in speech to Conservative Party Conference in Manchester

Customer frustration: Businesses are increasingly failing to meet expectations

Businesses failing to meet customers’ rising expectations

Poor relationship management through call centres and lack of digital customer services biggest gripes, according to survey released to coincide with National Customer Service Week

Manish Madhvani of GP Bullhound presents the 2015 Investor Allstars Awards

Top names in investment and entrepreneurship honoured at Investor Allstars Awards

Prestigious event hosted by GP Bullhound and Vitesse Media celebrates excellence in the investment and wider business communities

HSBC, Barclays and PwC big business winners at European Diversity Awards

Business leaders and organisations honoured at ceremony at London’s Natural History Museum

Young entrepreneurs: Are they more ambitious than older counterparts?

Young entrepreneurs twice as ambitious as older counterparts

Appetite for growth highest among small business owners under 35, according to a report from Albion Ventures

Carefree attitude: Is password security going backwards?

Millennials’ carefree approach to password security putting employers at risk

Many younger employees show staggering ‘digital indifference’ including openly displaying passwords on scraps of paper

GoalSystems to participate in the APTA annual meeting

Spanish optimisation transport company to be involved in gathering of transport professionals

Knowledge economy: It is now one of the biggest sectors in the UK

UK knowledge economy booms as new businesses appear at four times quicker than average

Sector that included fintech and aerospace outstripping wider business growth at fastest rate seen, says report by professional services firm Procorre

Pro-Europe: Are growth businesses keen to keep access to skills?

New survey suggests nine in ten growth companies oppose Brexit

ECI Partners’ 2015 Growth Survey claims strong opposition to EU exit as skills shortages start to bite

Britain first: Do SME leaders want to bring control back from Brussels?

Four in ten SME leaders see EU as a hindrance to business

New poll commissioned by Shore Capital and published by Business for Britain claims anti-EU sentiment among small business community

Renewable electricity generation rose by 51.4 per cent in 2015

Renewable electricity generation up by half on last year

Second quarter of 2015 sees boost in renewable activity

The Humber Gateway offshore wind farm comprises 73 wind turbines

Balfour and Equitix to play key role in Humber Gateway windfarm

Consortium to own and operate transmission link to Humber Gateway windfarm

Fitness guru: Entrepreneur Chris Hillary

‘£50 entrepreneur’ Chris Hillary launches new crowdfunding campaign with Hydratem8

More conventional fundraising campaign for fitness-focused entrepreneur as he aims to raise capital for product to monitor daily hydration

Business leaders to be honoured at European Diversity Awards

Top c-suite executives competing for prizes along with businesses with the most diversity-focused policies and networks

Lonely existence: Do people focus too much on the success of entrepreneurs?

People forget ‘pain’ of entrepreneurship, says former Dragon Piers Linney

Loneliness and financial stress lead to dark times for all who branch out on their own, says EY Entrepreneur of the Year and prominent angel investor

Full shortlist for Investor Allstars Awards 2015 announced

Glamorous GP Bullhound and Vitesse Media event on 1 October to celebrate the cream of the investment and entrepreneur communities with a 'Year of the Unicorns' theme

Digital government: Is Westminster doing enough to offer online services?

Government urged to step up digital services and close gap on private sector

People calling for improved digital services in healthcare and business advice among other areas

Regional devolution: Can it lead to national prosperity?

Devolution could ‘unlock £80bn in economic growth'

Local Government Association claims 34 devolution proposals submitted ahead of the Spending Review would lead to widespread increased prosperity if implemented

Productivity puzzle: The UK is lagging behind other developed economies

UK productivity gap with G7 wider than ever

Productivity in the UK is now 20 percentage points below the average for G7 nations, according to figures from the Office of National Statistics

Enterprise Bill: Can Westminster help small businesses to succeed?

Late insurance payments, red tape and false apprenticeships targeted in government’s Enterprise Bill

Role of small business commissioner also confirmed in wide-ranging announcement from Department of Business, Innovation and Skills

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