The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act has been granted Royal Assent. The act will provide support to entrepreneurs helping to establish a new company. Business secretary Vince Cable has played a key role in bringing forth the legislation in a bid to ensure the UK becomes a leader in the small business sector. (more…)
Many small business owners are being given the chance to question candidates ahead of May's General Election. The Falmouth Packet reports the Federation of Small Business (FSB) has arranged a series of hustings to allow entrepreneurs the chance to put forward their opinions to politicians. (more…)
Many small businesses across the UK could be set to benefit from a new fund aimed at tackling the skills gap. The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) believes a cash injection of around £1.5 million could play a key role in addressing the productivity gap of small businesses. (more…)