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Strong regional investment focus in final pre-election Budget

Support for North-West, Cambridge and Midland among announcements in March Budget

Diverted profits tax to come into effect next month

Legislation designed to prevent global corporates from hiding assets from UK Treasury will raise £3.1b, chancellor claims

Fraud alert: Scammers are targeting networking events

Fraudsters target small businesses in networking scam

Small firms in Wigan and Manchester lose more than £100,000 in scam

Bad for business? UKIP leader Nigel Farage

Farage’s proposal to favour domestic candidates would harm British workers in long-term, says StuRents.com director

Tipping hiring conditions in young workers’ favour could have a detrimental effect on their long-term prospects, says Tom Walker

World-renowned: Stanford was founded in 1925

Stanford Graduate School of Business launches first UK-based programme

World-famous Californian college starts search for British entrepreneurial talent

Red tape: Complex procedures can be arduous for mid-market businesses

Government ‘not doing enough’ to support mid-market business growth

Red tape and lack of advice around funding two big stumbling blocks for mid-market business, says Sage Enterprise Market Europe CEO Jayne Archbold

Clean and green: The awards celebrate excellence in promoting alternatives to fossil fuels

Final shortlist announced for New Energy & Cleantech Awards 2015

Eighth annual event celebrating success in the green energy and cleantech industries releases final list of nominees

Diversity champion: Fujitsu VP Steven Cox

Top names in UK finance to compete at Britain’s ‘Gay Oscars’

Big names at HSBC, BNP Paribas and more up for gongs at British LGBT Awards

Under pressure: Small business owners face a plethora of challenges

One in five small business owners sacrifice health for work

Extensive study from SwitchMyBusiness.com reveals many suffer personal setbacks when looking to get business off the ground

Government backing: Hancock has pledged support for the fledgling industry

Hancock: Government ‘actively removing barriers’ to growth of sharing economy

Business minister pledges further support for sharing economy at event to launch first UK trade body for industry

Pay freeze: Cold weather has a significant effect on economic output

Smaller businesses disproportionately affected by adverse weather, study finds

Research also suggests cold snaps more damaging to economy than persistent snowfall or flooding

Growing up: The CBI is calling on government to support business growth

CBI urges chancellor to support growth among ‘UK Mittelstand’

Comments come as mid-market overtakes Germany’s much-heralded equivalent sector

On purpose: Customers are looking for organisations with clear values

‘Purpose-driven’ organisations to dominate future marketplace, finds report

Creative business school Hyper Island releases list of future trends across business and technology

On the lend: Alternative finance in Europe is growing rapidly

European alternative finance market grows 144% in one year

Growth set to continue with some tipping it to top €7b this year

Open letter: Entrepreneurs are calling for tax reliefs to be retained

Entrepreneurs request ongoing support for high-growth businesses in open letter to MPs

Politicians urged to retain EIS and Entrepreneur's Relief to help wealth-generating businesses

Into Africa: The continent offers big opportunities for British entrepeneurs

Africa offers ‘huge prospects for business growth’, says Bassim Haidar

Prospects especially strong for entrepreneurs in technology and telecoms sectors

Naked ambition: The protest aimed to highlight lack of transparency in US banking

London startup TransferWise leads underwear protest in New York

Spectacle designed to highlighting lack of transparency in US banking practices

Euro grown: Mid-market enterprise is now on of the biggest European sectors

Mid-market enterprises contribute €1 trillion to European economy in 2014

Report by Sage predicts output to reach €1.2 trillion by 2019

CBI: Flexible contracts ‘support business growth’

Business body responds to figures suggesting there are 1.8m zero-hours workers in the UK

Worldwide web: Digital platforms can help international expansion

Lack of digital and foreign markets expertise top concerns for SMEs

Effective online and overseas trading still beyond many businesses

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