UKCA safety mark postponed indefinitely by Government

Plans to transition to a UKCA designation system for business products, separate from the EU's CE marking, have been put on hold


What the 2023 Spring Budget means for UK tech

UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt today announced his 2023 Spring Budget, which included R&D funding and governmental investment in quantum


Government urging firms to cut prices with no extra help

The government's cost of living tsar has announced an upcoming campaign encouraging businesses to cut their prices

Government Grants

Local authorities blame government for slow release of Covid-19 grants

Some businesses still waiting for grants promised to offset closures in Tier 4 lockdown last year


Boris Johnson hires Andrew Griffith to lead Downing Street business team

Andrew Griffith, COO of Sky TV, will build a large team as bridgehead between Downing Street and business


Government launches £2 million funding competition

A government funding competition allows small businesses to win a share of £2 million for productivity-boosting tech and management practices.

Business management

Insolvency: government initiatives have failed small businesses

Insolvency has reached a near six-year high and it's hitting small businesses hard. Mark Gardner from Excello Law, explains how the government has failed.


SMEs voice doubts about new government and future chances

Three in ten SMEs have no faith that the new government will do anything in particular to help their business grow.


Most UK freelancers and contractors feel unsupported by government

Most freelancers and contractors in the UK feel unsupported by the current government but are likely to vote conservative in the 2017 General Election.


Government policy worries for small businesses

SMEs are concerned about the lack of support from government policy, despite showing optimism for the next year.


Businesses have little faith in government measures

Nine in ten owners of UK small and medium-sized enterprises believe the government’s recent business initiatives have not been of any help to their business.


Green Deal will live or die by trader accreditation scheme

Chris Huhne's much-anticipated Green Deal should be a wonderful carrot for property owners to transform their premises into more energy efficient places in which to work, but its success is dependent on the government.

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.