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How will the promised 17% corporation tax rate affect the UK

From 2020 the corporation tax rate in the UK will be 17% which means a genuine tax cut for businesses.

The Queen of England: business icon.

Five reasons why the Queen is good for UK business

The royal effect: China's shopping habits are strongly influenced by the Queen and the royal family

Amryt Pharma - LON:AMYT

HSBC commits £10b in lending to SMBs

With the rise of alternative lending options, banks are at the risk of being dethroned as leading business lenders for entrepreneurs. This announcement follows HSBC's plans to introduce a virtual platform that cuts business loan application and approval times in half

Renewables are surging ahead

Renewables deliver a fifth of all UK power, study shows

Green energy surpasses coal output in first quarter

The New Energy & Cleantech Awards will celebrate the top performers in the sector

Shortlist announced for 2016 New Energy & Cleantech Awards

Candidates revealed for ninth annual clean energy event 

Brexit could spell disaster for struggling UK exporters

More than 21,000 UK manufacturers which rely heavily on exports could be tipped over the edge in a Brexit scenario, despite the boost from the weaker Pound

Osirium Technologies - LON:OSI

IP management crucial to successful fundraising or exit

A league table compiled by Metis Partners highlights the increasingly important role of intellectual property management in business growth

SMBs forecast strong growth regardless of the EU referendum

While business confidence remains high, small and mid-sized businesses are less optimistic about the UK economy two months ahead of voting day

Half as many millennials place as much, if not more, trust in FinTech than traditional providers.

Faith in FinTech soars as ISA rates remain low

With ISA rates down by 46 per cent over the past five years, the appeal of alternative finance and FinTech investment platforms are on the rise, particularly among millennials

Pacific Industrial & Logistics REIT - LON:PILR

Freelancers must decide if the instability and risk of gig work is worth the freedom and potential earning power it offers.

Five reasons why gig work is the new normal

Infographic: A networked society means no longer having to show up at the office

Five IT shows you should know about

The additional funds will go into developing a European entrepreneurial ecosystem, according to Alex Macpherson.

Octopus Ventures set to invest £75m in European entrepreneurs

Octopus Ventures, the VC behind Zoopla, Secret Escapes and SwiftKey, raised an additional £100m, bringing its early stage funds to an excess of £400m

Don't be a victim of CEO fraud

Avoid falling prey to fraudulent email scams with this checklist

Farooq Mohammed and Steve Wright.

Rethink Group acquires Digital Gurus to "future-proof" talent management

Southwark-based global recruiter Rethink Group acquires Digital Gurus in a deal which is expected to boost Rethink's turnover to £140m this year

Liverpool is the most entrepreneurial city in the UK.

Liverpool, Birmingham and Manchester lead entrepreneurial cities list

The UK’s largest regional cities are nearly twice more likely than London to have produced an entrepreneur over the past 24 months

Digital tithings: coming soon to a church near you 

Churchyy, a secure religious donations app, launches a crowdfunding campaign ahead of pitching its concept to Sir Richard Branson at #VOOM2016

Could team dynamics be the holy grail for start-up success?

'People analytics' company raises £1m

Saberr aims to use these funds to extend its product, an intuitive talent matching and team building platform

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