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Social work: Is work the right place to update your accounts?

UK professionals dubious about value of social media for career progression

Strong contrast between attitude of UK and US workers towards use of social media in a work context emerges

Disruptive growth: The list celebrates businesses using innovation to succeed

eBay and Management Today reveal first digital small business power list

List of most promising SMEs and start-ups will be put to be public vote to determine the people’s favourite

First pitch: Sales collateral is key to attracting investment

How to pitch to investors: What kind of fundraising collateral do I need?

Selling equity requires many things and sales collateral is one of them: here Octopus Ventures expert Simon King explains how to make sure you have it

Payment friction: The contest is looking for ideas that improve the payment process

Visa Europe Collab and The Accelerator Network launch competition for fintech start-ups

Search for ideas that will reduce ‘payment friction’ for customers underway in the UK

Tech hub: The South-West is a hotbed for technological innovation

IMDb founder Col Needham to speak at Venturefest Bristol & Bath

Hugely influential tech entrepreneur among impressive list of speakers at event promoting enterprise and innovation in the UK

Government business: The consultation is around purchase protection for small business

Government extends deadline for evidence around small businesses purchasing goods and services

Statement from Department for Business, Innovation and Skills extends deadline for consultation of small business leaders around legislation to protect small businesses when making purchases for commercial purposes

Billion dollar brand: Manchester United carries the biggest financial clout

Manchester United named football’s 'first $1bn brand’

Premier League club beats other global giants Bayern Munich and Real Madrid to milestone

Slow money: Late payments affect businesses of all sizes

Late payment culture 'life-threatening' for many businesses

Report by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants calls on new business secretary Sajid Javid to tackle root of issues around late payment

Cash round: Tendr aggregates crowdfunding campaigns

World's first crowdfunding aggregator launched

Self-styled 'Tinder for crowdfunding brings together campaigns from all main platforms on one app: it will shortly be raising its own funding round

Fast money: Are international transfer fees hampering global growth?

Smaller businesses bear brunt of £2.3bn ‘wasted’ on international payments in 2014

Making payments to recipients in non-EU countries causing problems for all UK businesses: but SMEs are especially affected

Talent capital: Strong leaders attract investment

Nine in ten VC investors cite strong leadership as factor when portfolio building 

Extensive report released on impact of talent capital on investment trends

Productivity crisis: Bad habits costs SMEs untold working time

Bad work habits costing SMEs one month of work per year 

Addressing bad habits in the workplace could drastically increase productivity in the workplace, claims report by Sage

Self-sufficient: Half of SMEs are turning their back on new credit

Half of SMEs ‘permanent non-borrowers’

Many SMEs looking to pay down debt; but appetite for credit among remaining companies remains high

Good advice: M&A activity is driven by huge advisory firms

Top global M&A advisory firms revealed

Firms that have advised on both the highest volume and value of deals in 2015 Q1 compiled in a report by Experian

Very last places available for presenting companies at Tech Invest London, 18 June

The event connects tech companies looking for growth finance with top investors is close to full capacity

Queen's Speech: The government has set out its vision for the parliament

Queen’s Speech designed to ‘lock in growth’ amid EU uncertainty

Strong focus on business and tax legislation sets out government’s stall: but the looming EU Referendum remains a concern

Top panel: Richard Branson said he was excited by the quality of the judges

Jo Malone, David Gandy join Branson on Pitch to Rich judges panel

Top names will pick the winners of the Virgin Media competition on 26 June

Fast money: Currency transfer is big business

More than half prefer new money transfer services to banks 

Fees charged for international money transfers cited as main reason for customers turning away from traditional banking services

Pioneer: This is the second film in three years about Steve Jobs

WATCH: Trailer for new Steve Jobs biopic released

Michael Fassbender stars as Apple founder and entrepreneurial visionary in Danny Boyle-directed film

Mayoral candidate: Massow is campaigning to be the Tory candidate

Entrepreneur running for London mayor confesses to alcoholism

Ivan Massow releases self-deprecating video to launch his mayoral campaign

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