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Sunak vows to slash business rates

Rival Liz Truss describes CBI call for Conservative leadership candidates to hold cost-of-living summit as 'bizarre' as government mulls energy blackouts for industry this winter


CBI calls for Cobra-style emergency committee for economy

Recession ‘a very live concern’ as CBI outlines 7 interventions to boost growth before autumn budget


Rishi Sunak eyes subsidising wages of part-time workers

Government would cover one third of wages for staff on days they are not working, based on proposed CBI scheme


Boris Johnson offers small firms nearly £500m worth of tax cuts

Prime minister Boris Johnson woos small businesses with package of jobs tax cut and reducing business rate burden


CBI urges incoming Prime Minister to forge new partnership with business

CBI president John Allan tells business leaders that new Tory PM needs to repair the UK's battered reputation and bring back 'feel-good factor'


Students seek workplace education 

Students want universities to better explain how to develop important workplace competencies, according to a survey.


CBI: Export growth to aid recovery

Strong export trade will fuel progress in the UK economy in 2011, according to the Confederation of British Industry's latest economic forecast.


CBI: Growth will be slow

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned of a sluggish rate of economic growth at the start of 2011.


Businesses need to support students

Business must show more support for young people following the tuition fee rises, says an employers group.


CBI: SMEs must embrace low carbon opportunities

The Confederation of British Industry has urged small businesses to take advantage of low-carbon opportunities ahead of its climate change summit.


Overdrafts most popular form of funding

Bank overdrafts remain the single most popular form of business finance for small businesses despite year-on-year term lending decreasing by £269 million on 2009.


Cameron’s rallying cry to businesses

Prime minister David Cameron has stressed the importance of backing the ‘big businesses of tomorrow’ in a speech focussed on how to boost economic growth.

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...

Partner content

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Hospitality businesses have faced a number of challenges in the last couple of years. Find out what funding and support is available.


6 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Here we explore six types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.