When quizzed on who they would select as an ideal business mentor, 40 per cent of UK small business owners identified British entrepreneur Richard Branson as their choice.
Small and medium-sized businesses located south of the border could be faced with dual payrolls and two different tax systems under plans outlined for increased devolution in the run up to the independence referendum.
On the day that Scottish people go to the polls, business leaders have spoken up on what the outcome could be if the campaign for independence is successful.
Research shows an increased headcount and turnover among established businesses – but skills shortages worry entrepreneurs.
A technology buy-out fund worth £500 million has been raised by London-based investment firm ECI Partners, after the fundraising was ‘significantly oversubscribed’.
The Startup Manifesto has brought together 182 UK entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and academics in an effort to protect Britain's status as a world leader in the digital market.
DN Capital has raised $200 million for its new GVC III fund, three times the amount it banked the last time the firm went out fundraising.
Online fashion boutique Farfetch has topped the list of big-ticket UK and Ireland technology investments after banking £39 million from backers including Vitruvian Partners and Conde Nast International.
Staff failing to update technology are putting employers at risk from cyber attacks, new research finds.
An initiative set up in partnership between the government and Tech City UK to provide support for start-ups and growth companies in the Internet of Things sector has boosted its offering.
Amazon's proposed $970 million purchase of Twitch has pushed year-to-date technology corporate deal levels to heights not seen since the dot.com bubble.
New research finds that 70 per cent of British businesses exporting believe that turnover will improve in the coming 12 months.
A campaign called Get in. Go Far has been kicked off by David Cameron's coalition to boost apprenticeships in Britain.
Having been promoted by the alternative finance market, and debated by the government, banks will now be required to offer businesses referrals to other funding sources if a firm is rejected.
In his efforts to 'cement Britain's position as the centre of global finance' chancellor George Osborne is introducing a range of new measures aimed at supporting growth in the sector.
Lord Young's Start Up Loans programme has now awarded its 20,000 commitment, taking its overall activity beyond £100 million.
An increasing number of UK workers are driving as part of their job without the necessary protection or training, new research suggests.
Start-up accelerator Seedcamp has raised a third fund as part of its mission to create $1 billion businesses throughout Europe.
Business finance platform RateSetter has secured £10 million of capital from the British business bank as part of the financial institution's efforts to improve SME lending.
The Oxford technology cluster is more than pulling its weight when it comes to commercial successes, according to new findings.
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