Legislation coming into force in December regarding maternity leave is expected to catch businesses short, new research finds.
Infocomm Investments has lifted the lid on a new $200 million venture capital firm targeting European technology start-ups.
A cooling IPO market has seen volume and value of international mergers and acquisitions by British buyers surge during the beginning of 2014.
Despite efforts by the government to make securing capital easier for SMEs, new figures reveal that the issue is still a 'main barrier' for British business builders.
Shire Leasing has secured a share of the British Business Bank to extend lending facilities for small businesses in the UK.
Business secretary Vince Cable has outlined plans to improve the employment status of British workers in what he describes as giving the 'silent minority' the same rights and security as the majority.
Significant venture capital fundraising deals for companies including Funding Circle, TransferWise and Nutmeg have seen London levels reach new records.
SME employment levels in Europe currently sit 1.9 million below the figure recorded just before the economic crisis of 2008.
As the Small Business Bill moves through parliament, a survey of UK businesses reveals that the contents are backed by 95 per cent.
A government-launched independent review led by Love Home Swap founder Debbie Wosskow will examine the benefits of the sharing economy and the issues it faces in today's markets.
The amount raised by Venture Capital Trusts during the last year grew by £40 million, official government statistics reveal.
Against a backdrop of falling M&A levels, the US has recorded a small rise in the volume and value of corporate transactions.
In a year that saw four European businesses sell for in excess of $1 billion, the annual Investor Allstars awards shined a light on the best of the venture capital and entrepreneurial world.
Mike Chalfen, Toby Coppel and Simon Levene are coming together in the form of Mosaic Ventures and will begin to back start-ups from a $140 million pot.
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’.
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