The fourth round of the Regional Growth Fund finance scheme has seen 102 companies and projects receive conditional offers.
The government's latest six-month Statement of New Regulation has seen the introduction of measures which are forecast to save businesses millions.
The creation of the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) has led to a sharp rise in the amount of businesses applying for government funding initiatives.
Entrepreneurs entering Dragons’ Den to pitch for investment are failing to pursue the traditional forms of business finance before taking their businesses on the show, new research shows.
The UK Green Investment Bank has had an extra £800 million added to its coffers, to go with the £3 billion announced in November 2012.
The sixth annual M&A Awards saw Rupert Rawcliffe of Grant Thornton and Mark Hodges of Towergate Insurance walk off with the two headline awards.
Chancellor George Osborne has committed to create more apprenticeships and created a Single Local Growth Fund, first outlined by Lord Heseltine.
British CFOs are becoming increasingly worried about the state of cash flow within their businesses, new research shows.
A lack of lending to small and medium-sized businesses has prompted the Office of Fair Trading to conduct a study on banking competition.
A six-point action plan to encourage local councils and the government to boost food entrepreneurship has been laid out by social enterprise Kitchenette.
Despite a number of large venture capital investments taking place in 2013, the UK start-up investment scene is still lagging behind its US equivalent, independent innovation charity Nesta says.
Competition amongst nominated advisers is driving down the cost of listing on the alternative investment market.
Quoted companies will now have to report on extra issues including gender representation and greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to make non-financial reporting simpler for shareholders.
A lack of capital is preventing UK businesses from investing in new product development, new figures show.
Start-ups in the media and creative industries are set to receive a boost from Ingenious Ventures following the launch of a new seed investment pot.
Lending through asset-based lending has grown by 6 per cent during the first quarter of the year, new figures show.
Growth company financing has received a boost following the announcement that the promotion of Enterprise Investment Schemes and Venture Capital Trusts will not be banned.
Business insolvency rates in the UK have achieved stability not seen since 2007, according to new figures.
A new €175 million fund aimed at funding high-growth companies has been set up by the Irish government.
Businesses which choose to be funded through a private equity route are more likely to secure foreign investment, the European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association says.
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