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Money spinner: Global access to capital is growing

One-third of entrepreneurs report increased access to capital

Global survey conducted by the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation also indicates high level of hiring among entrepreneur community

Financial growth: The British Business Bank is supporting small business lending

British Business Bank launches ENABLE to stimulate small business lending

Programme reduces level of capital banks need to support small business lending

Quick money: Hasty investments can turn sour

Hasty investments to catch EIS tax breaks unnecessary, says tax expert

Radius Equity director Gary Robins warns against racing to meet “imaginary deadline": adds that tax breaks can be applied retrospectively

Formidable: O2 is now in a position to take on BT's monopoly

Hutchison Whampoa’s O2 acquisition to tackle BT’s ‘ever-growing monopoly’

Independent fibre backhaul network also key to creating ‘formidable competitor’ to British communications institution

Think fast: Swift is one step ahead of the trolls

Businesses urged to snap up unfavourable domain names

Companies following in the footsteps of Microsoft and Taylor Swift by buying unfavourable TLDs before internet trolls

Pay up: Paying below NMW is akin to 'slavery'

Paying below minimum wage ‘slavery’, says entrepreneur

Aspect.co.uk MD Will Davies also calls for those who pay employees lower than £6.50 per hour to be jailed

Shifting sands: Alternative finance is going mainstream

Majority of SMEs considering alternative finance to raise capital funding

Half of mid-market businesses also feel alternative finance has opened up new opportunities for funding

Student living: The programme gives students the chance to crowdfund their housing fees

Crowdfunding campaign launched to pay for selected students’ accommodation

Living The Dream scholarship initiative used collective financial clout to fund worthy students’ living arrangements

Nick Clegg: Liberal with the truth?

Nick Clegg 'most likely to lie in TV debates'

Liberal Democrat leader also most likely to be seen as a ‘loner’ and ‘eccentric’, report finds

Seed-funding: The programme is aimed at 'pure start-ups'

Crowdcube reveals seed-funding programme for start-ups

Crowdfunding platform’s latest product aimed at ‘pure start-ups’

All change: The new government will have to act fast to aid business

CBI warns against post-election ‘power vacuum’

Business body sets out plan for next parliament’s first 100 days in paper Best Foot Forward

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Box of tricks: Reaction to the budget has been mixed

Budget 2015: Mixed reaction to budget from small business groups

Some welcome investment focus but others say chancellor “missed a trick” by not offering more support for enterprise and SMEs

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

Funding round: Reevoo has now raised around 6.5m pounds

Reevoo takes total funding to £6.5m with MMC Ventures-led funding round

Ratings and review service provider will put funds towards portfolio and market expansion

Good spot: The app connects drivers with parking space owners

JustPark raises £3.7m in record-breaking Crowdcube campaign

Car parking app more than triples target in highly-successful campaign

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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

Moscow cash cow: The Russian market has massive potential

Opia expands to Russian markets with Yandex deal

Surrey-based sales optimisation company targets huge Russian market in global growth strategy

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