The government has continued with its commitment to apprenticeships by providing extra funding for employers.
GrowthBusiness looks back at the finance, regulation, export and innovation policies which have been implemented by the coalition government.
Start-ups in the UK seeking funding are set to be helped by making permanent a funding scheme which incentives investors to back risky businesses.
The amount of lending available to companies exporting has been doubled to £3 billion under new policy announced during the Budget 2014 speech.
Following chancellor George Osborne's fifth Budget speech to the House of Commons, GrowthBusiness provides the full text.
On the back of usage by businesses and pressure from industry bodies, chancellor George Osborne has extended the Annual Investment Allowance by another year.
A new review of the government's network of technology and innovation centres has been commissioned and will be headed up by Hermann Hauser.
Platforms from across the alternative funding market are coming together to form a new web portal.
A new organisation called the Business Focus on Enforcement has been proposed by business minister Michael Fallon to bring companies into the fold when it comes to regulation.
The FCA has released new rules outlining how consumers who engage with crowdfunding will be protected.
The majority of start-ups in the UK do not have any formal training for new hires and are finding that staff do not have the skills to succeed.
Small and medium-sized businesses are not paying enough attention to the need for websites which can be viewed in a mobile capacity, new research shows.
Peer-to-peer finance platform Funding Circle has built upon the £20 million it was initially charged with lending to small businesses by securing an additional £40 million.
On the back of the 5th largest technology acquisition of all time, worldwide announced mergers and acquisitions in the sector have hit $42.4 billion during 2014.
Despite acknowledging that the government has done much to stimulate the success of SMEs in the UK, the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association has set out a number of new recommendations.
The median basic salary for a CEO of a business listed on London's Alternative Investment Market now stands at £202,000, according to new statistics.
Octopus Investments has followed a growing trend of hiring an entrepreneur-in-residence by securing its own from Google for its ventures team.
British businesses are experiencing the lowest level of recorded risk in 18 months, new figures reveal.
Fashion e-commerce business ASOS walked off with Company of the Decade at the 10th annual Grant Thornton Quoted Company Awards.
The first investment fund dedicated to investing in start-ups engaging in crowdfunding has been set up with a target of £5 million.
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