The National Pensions Reserve Fund of Ireland and turnaround private equity fund Better Capital are joining forces to back failing businesses in Ireland.
Cash rich corporates are set to bolster the performance of technology mergers & acquisitions in 2013, accountancy firm BDO predicts.
Business confidence in the UK is up despite economic growth remaining weak, the British Chambers of Commerce says.
The number of businesses leaving the Alternative Investment Market has fallen to its lowest level since 2005, new research shows.
The number of retail insolvencies in the UK has grown by 6 per cent over figures from 2011, new research shows.
A £35 million increase to the coalition government’s Start-Up Loans scheme has pushed the amount available to prospective entrepreneurs over the £100 million mark.
Over a year since the implementation of the Bribery Act, the majority of mid-market British businesses are still unaware of how the legislation works.
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Retailers around the UK are facing ‘critical’ financial issues despite being at the peak of annual cash cycles, new research finds.
Former chief executive for the Bank of Scotland Peter Burt will chair a group tasked with advising the government on the framework of the new business bank.
A number of alterations to employment legislation are set to be implemented after a government-led consultation launched in June returned its results.
Continuing economic uncertainty means most businesses are still cautious about raising finance in 2013, research finds.
Business minister Michael Fallon is giving UK businesses the opportunity to provide some input on the effectiveness of appeals mechanisms by national and local regulators.
An influx of small and medium-sized enterprises are needed to bring the UK economy back to pre-recession standards, according to new research.
The reduction seen in UK M&A during 2012 has continued amongst the continued backdrop of the Eurozone debt crisis.
Peer-to-peer lending platforms Zopa and Funding Circle are set to receive a share of government capital aimed at stimulating lending to small businesses.
The Regional Growth Fund-backed Angel CoFund has completed its first year of operation and allocated £24 million.
Peer-to-peer lending in the UK is set to receive its own tailored regulation after the government announced it would be making the move.
Old Street roundabout, which has been dubbed Silicon Roundabout, is set to receive £50 million of investment as the coalition government looks to boost the technology efforts of East London.
The government has unveiled a number of cash allocations which are targeted at increasing the help offered to small and medium-sized businesses in the UK.
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