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Devolved powers: Osborne has promised to pass £26bn to local authorities

Osborne will allow local authorities to keep all revenue from business rates

Plan to stimulate local business growth announced in speech to Conservative Party Conference in Manchester

Growth fund: Octopus is launching a new $140m pot

Octopus Ventures launches $140m fund to target later-stage investments

New fund intended to broaden investment offering for Octopus Ventures, which is part of the wider Octopus Group

Customer frustration: Businesses are increasingly failing to meet expectations

Businesses failing to meet customers’ rising expectations

Poor relationship management through call centres and lack of digital customer services biggest gripes, according to survey released to coincide with National Customer Service Week

Manish Madhvani of GP Bullhound presents the 2015 Investor Allstars Awards

Top names in investment and entrepreneurship honoured at Investor Allstars Awards

Prestigious event hosted by GP Bullhound and Vitesse Media celebrates excellence in the investment and wider business communities

HSBC, Barclays and PwC big business winners at European Diversity Awards

Business leaders and organisations honoured at ceremony at London’s Natural History Museum

Young entrepreneurs: Are they more ambitious than older counterparts?

Young entrepreneurs twice as ambitious as older counterparts

Appetite for growth highest among small business owners under 35, according to a report from Albion Ventures

Carefree attitude: Is password security going backwards?

Millennials’ carefree approach to password security putting employers at risk

Many younger employees show staggering ‘digital indifference’ including openly displaying passwords on scraps of paper

GoalSystems to participate in the APTA annual meeting

Spanish optimisation transport company to be involved in gathering of transport professionals

Done deal: Equitec is ending a fruitful relationship with Crossbridge

Equiteq sells financial services consultancy Crossbridge to Synechron

Sale of financial services consultancy firm represents good result for Equiteq

Retail data: More2 provides solutions for retailers

Eight Roads Ventures invests $17m in More2

Latest in long list of investments from Venture Fund formerly known as Fidelity Growth Partners

Recycling industry: Keenan specialises in organic waste

Keenan Recycling expands in Central Belt with BGF investment

Scottish organic waste management company receives backing from Business Growth Fund

Hospitality platform: Velocity is moving into the US market

British hospitality platform Velocity expands to US market with acquisition of Cover

UK start-up continues stellar 2015 following Series A funding round that now has total raise of $16m

Knowledge economy: It is now one of the biggest sectors in the UK

UK knowledge economy booms as new businesses appear at four times quicker than average

Sector that included fintech and aerospace outstripping wider business growth at fastest rate seen, says report by professional services firm Procorre

Pro-Europe: Are growth businesses keen to keep access to skills?

New survey suggests nine in ten growth companies oppose Brexit

ECI Partners’ 2015 Growth Survey claims strong opposition to EU exit as skills shortages start to bite

This represents Rcapitalís first investment in the renewables sector

Rcapital invests in AD4Energy

Anaerobic digestion company receives undisclosed sum from specialist investor

Britain first: Do SME leaders want to bring control back from Brussels?

Four in ten SME leaders see EU as a hindrance to business

New poll commissioned by Shore Capital and published by Business for Britain claims anti-EU sentiment among small business community

Renewable electricity generation rose by 51.4 per cent in 2015

Renewable electricity generation up by half on last year

Second quarter of 2015 sees boost in renewable activity

The Humber Gateway offshore wind farm comprises 73 wind turbines

Balfour and Equitix to play key role in Humber Gateway windfarm

Consortium to own and operate transmission link to Humber Gateway windfarm

Fitness guru: Entrepreneur Chris Hillary

‘£50 entrepreneur’ Chris Hillary launches new crowdfunding campaign with Hydratem8

More conventional fundraising campaign for fitness-focused entrepreneur as he aims to raise capital for product to monitor daily hydration

Business leaders to be honoured at European Diversity Awards

Top c-suite executives competing for prizes along with businesses with the most diversity-focused policies and networks

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