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Phone in: Mobile technology is going mainstream in business

Small business can use tech agility as advantage over large corporates, says comms expert

New generation: Passing on a business can lead to a large tax bill

George Osborne urged to support family business through tax benefits

Manchester Metropolitan University releases report calling for greater help for family businesses

Thinking ahead: Business plans are 'fundamental' for small business

One in four small companies has no business plan for growth

More than half of small businesses have no formal plan on paper

Building up: Constructionline offers data on suppliers in the building industry

Capita buys Constructionline from government for £35m

Construction industry supplier service passes into private hands

Grand Group Investment - LON:GIPO

In the money: SMEs enjoyed a strong 2014

UK SME income up 7.4% in 2014

Good year for British enterprise, says Barclays research

Blue skies? The merger is set to benefit both parties' reach

AccuWeather merges with fellow meteorologist WeatherBank

Two big players in weather forecasting join forces

Living Wage: Brent Council is offering incentives to raise salaries

Council offers business rate reduction for Living Wage employers

Labour-led Brent council first in the country to incentivise Living Wage

Cashflow: TransferWise provides a platform for moving money globally

TransferWise wins $58m in Series C funding round

Money will be used for global expansion 

Grey matter: Older workers have invaluable experience and knowledge

Older workers face ‘outdated stereotypes’ throughout hiring processes

Businesses encouraged to look closely at recruitment or miss out on valuable knowledge and experience

Gearing up: VTL Group provides components for car engines

VTL Group receives further £1.5m funding from BGF

VTL’s customers include Jaguar Land Rover: HSBC also provides loan provision in acronym-heavy deal

Banana King: Was this a real short film?

Quiz: Can you identify the genuine crowdfunding campaigns?

Reality is sometimes stranger than fiction

Using your Swede: Saltside is based in Gothenburg

Saltside Technologies secures $40m in Series C funding round

Operator of online marketplaces looking to accelerate investments in product development and brand building

Zoning in: Zone offers digital marketing solutions

Zone receives £6m Business Growth Fund boost

Digital marketing agency counts Coca-Cola and Tesco among clients

Listen up: Shazam creates music-recognition technlogy

Shazam joins ‘$1b start-up club’ with $30m investment

Value increases 1,000 fold in ten years

Good job: Unemployment continues to fall

Higher self-employment figures drive further fall in unemployment

Numbers choosing self-employment as a route into work remains high

Going nuclear: SMEs are needed to support building projects

Funding call for SMEs to complete £60b nuclear build programme

Fit For Nuclear looking to entice SMEs with £1.5m funding opportunity

Glass ceiling: Women are being put off applying for top positions

One in five women believe reaching senior management ‘impossible’

Research by O2 and CIPD reveals worrying trend ahead of deadline for Lord Davies women on boards target

Crowded out: Majority still unaware of crowdfunding

More than half of consumers still ignorant of crowdfunding 

Lack of awareness and risk aversion barriers to small business funding

Good work: WorkAngel offers employee benefits solutions

Former Tesco CEO Terry Leahy leads WorkAngel investment

Employee reward and recognition platform closes $5m Series A funding round

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