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Migrant entrepreneurs: People coming from outside the EU require a visa

Migrant entrepreneurs contribute £1.45bn per year to UK economy 

Figures released by BIS suggest more than 1,500 businesses either started or taken over by people on entrepreneur visas since 2008

Employee mistrust: What do you colleagues really think of you?

Employees regularly question colleagues’ credentials

Turns out your colleagues might just think you’re terrible at your job

Closing time: Curry houses are shutting down

Two curry houses closing every week amid skills shortages

Research by Cobra Beers shows worrying trend despite UK’s appetite for Indian food remaining as strong as ever

Embattled: The figures put pressure on Iain Duncan Smith's department

Thousands die weeks after being declared 'fit for work' by DWP

Figures released in response to FOI request spell trouble for Iain Duncan-Smith’s embattled department

Working mothers: Are women nervous about discussing family plans?

One in five women ‘hide family plans from employer’

More than half also plan to alter their career paths to accommodate children, according to YouGov survey

Bean counters: Are CFOs now more strategic than previously?

CFOs in high-potential businesses move from ‘bean counters to bean growers’

Function of finance departments has evolved in past 10 years, says report by ACCA

Many company owners are unprepared to rest over the holiday

Business as usual as company owners plan to work over bank holiday 

Almost one third of UK SME owners will be working this bank holiday, research finds.

'For Tech City's concentration of high-growth companies, there is a need to reassure women that they are not hostile places'

Less than a fifth of directors at Tech City firms are women

New figures expose the lack of female directors in Europe’s largest tech startup cluster.

‘We will be bringing together a host of AWS resources, and some of the brightest and most creative minds in the industry, to hel

Amazon looks for UK's next $1BN business with London startup programme

Amazon's cloud platform AWS, which is used by two thirds of UK startups, launches London programme to help build the next $1 billion company.

Gender balance: Are women more risk-averse than men?

Male entrepreneurs more ‘growth-inclined’ than females

Report by Department of Business, Innovation and Skills suggests gender and socio-economic factors behind business owners’ attitudes to growing their business

British film: The industry has been rocked by tax scandals

TV and film financiers urged to continue investing despite tax controversies

After some high-profile cases linking tax avoidance with investment in the film and TV industry, Red Rock Entertainment’s Gary Collins hopes not all investment opportunities are ‘tarred with the same brush’

Risk averse: Women's more cautious approach may be behind lower failure rates

Female entrepreneurs ‘more successful than men’

Women less likely to fail in their business ventures despite facing more obstacles than their male counterparts

Northern Powerhouse: Tech Invest brings together tech companies and investors from the region

Tech Invest Manchester forum to bring together top businesses and investors from across the North

Slots available for tech companies from the North to present to investors: big names from the North-West tech scene and beyond already signed up for all-day forum on 16 September

Tech Scotland: Salaries in the country are higher than most of England

Scotland hosts two hottest cities for tech salaries outside of London

Edinburgh and Glasgow above any other English cities for average salaries earned by technology professionals

Greek crisis: The EE appears to have successfully isolated the damage

CEOs bullish on EU prospects despite Greek crisis

Global poll of business leaders suggests confidence remains high in the face of possible weakening of the EU

Cloud accounting: FreeAgent operates out of Edinburgh

Cloud accountancy provider FreeAgent tops £1m on Seedrs campaign

Successful crowdfunding campaign for Edinburgh business

Late payments: Can real change come from Westminster?

Small business commissioner: scourge of late payers or toothless PR exercise?

The announcement or a new role names small business commissioner was greeted with cautious optimism this week: but what powers will this new office bring with it and will it have any real clout to effect change around late payments and beyond?

Crowdfund Greece: Feeney led a crowdfunding campaign to bail out the country

Thom Feeney: Successful crowdfunding campaigns don’t require big teams

A team of only two can run a viral crowdfunding campaign, says the man behind the crowdfund Greece campaign

Global trade: Is the UK falling out of love with Europe?

UK SMEs increasingly looking beyond Europe for international trade

North America and Asia biggest new trading markets for British businesses looking beyond traditional European strongholds

Back to the future: Is the hoverboard finally here?

Watch: Video shows Lexus's new hoverboard in action

The short clip shows latest attempt at the Back to the Future favourite in an unmanned 'flight'

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