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ONS revises growth figure as UK economy fails to meet expectations - 26 May 2017

The Office for National Statistics’ (ONS) first quarter figures showed that GDP rose by just 0.2 per cent – 0.1 …

HM Land Registry to trial blockchain-powered “Digital Street” scheme - 26 May 2017

An ambitious scheme to be trialled by HM Land Registry in coming months will use blockchain technology in order to …

Government to launch supply teacher database to cut spiralling agency fees - 25 May 2017

In an effort to cut down on spiralling agency bills, the Government will regulate the industry by establishing a “trusted” …

Almost half of entrepreneurs say clear business strategy is crucial to success - 25 May 2017

Almost half (47 per cent) of business leaders and budding entrepreneurs believe that having a clearly-defined business strategy in place …

Business managers favour trade deals and freedom of movement, says CMI study - 24 May 2017

Almost three-quarters of business managers think a Brexit deal that secures access to the single market would be the best …

Prime Minister to spend extra £4 billion on education budget, but scrap free school meals - 23 May 2017

An extra £4 billion will be added to the education budget by 2022, the Prime Minister has revealed in her …

SMEs losing customers over failure to accept electronic payments, study suggests - 23 May 2017

A new study suggests that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that do not accept electronic payments are missing out on …

Labour pledges to exclude small businesses from quarterly digital reporting if MTD is reinstated - 22 May 2017

The Labour Party’s manifesto claims that, if elected, the Party would ensure that small businesses with a turnover of £85,000 …