25 Nov 11:15

Germany to lead the way in Eurozone meltdown…

Germany – Europe’s economic and political powerhouse is edging closer to its biggest ever financial crisis and it will drag the UK, France and the rest of Europe down with it. That was just one of the headlines to come out of this years Elite Investor Summit which took place earlier this month. The...
25 Nov 11:15

New awards celebrate men and women supporting gender diversity

Northern Power Women, the campaign to improve gender diversity in the North of England, has launched a new awards programme that celebrates and showcases role models who take positive steps towards transforming business culture. In addition to the awards, the campaign is also looking for the Top...
25 Nov 11:15

Deadline looms for Ilkley's first ever business awards

Local businesses are urged to get involved as the town’s first ever business focussed awards scheme approaches its deadline. The Ilkley Business Awards is closing on 30 November (Monday) with the glittering awards night planned for the 12th February 2016 at the Kings Hall and Winter Gardens. T...
25 Nov 10:15

Forum's detailed response to the Autumn Statement

Ian Cass, Managing Director of the national small employer organisation The Forum of Private Business, has responded to today’s Autumn Statement from the Chancellor, George Osborne: “The Forum was pleasantly surprised by the budget. “Overall the Forum asked for a focus on Simplicity, Consistenc...
25 Nov 09:30

CALL FOR THE CHANCELLOR TO ENCOURAGE INVESTMENT INTO GROWTH BUSINESSES

BusinessAgent.com, the FCA regulated business responsible for aggregating and coordinating opportunities for investors from a variety of equity crowdfunding websites, is lobbying the Chancellor to improve incentives for crowd investors in his forthcoming Autumn Statement. Referring to the Altfi...
24 Nov 15:00

Anti Black Friday - Why TVSC are choosing to shut up shop for the day...

On Friday 27th November, so called Black Friday, stores across the world will be slashing their prices and trying to get you to spend all day browsing and shopping in the high street or online. UK board sports retailer TVSC, who specialise in selling and promoting UK based brands across skate, su...
24 Nov 12:00

New and exclusive to Virgin Atlantic is Be Your Own Success, a symbolic piece of jewellery created by Irish Designer Melissa Curry !

Virgin Atlantic Exclusive Press Release September 24, 2015 New and exclusive to Virgin Atlantic is Be Your Own Success, a symbolic piece of jewellery created by Irish Designer Melissa Curry. Bursting with heart and zing, the success bracelet was created by Melissa to encourage women and girl...
24 Nov 11:15

Start and Grow Programme Provides Support For New Businesses

There are currently 5.5 million businesses in the UK, 95% of which are classified as micro businesses and employ less than 10 people. However over 50% of these new businesses fail within their first 4 years. In the hope of increasing the numbers of businesses that survive and prosper, the govern...
23 Nov 14:00

Forum sets out their members hopes from the Autumn Statement

The Forum of Private Business (FPB), the small business support and lobby group, has called on the chancellor to focus on three core themes in his autumn statement; simplicity, consistency and productivity. Simplicity Tax simplification is sorely needed and, long term, Forum members would like a...
23 Nov 10:00

Ignite Business Award gives 1000 entrepreneurs free workshops

The Enterprise Agency for Braintree District, Ignite Business, has been awarded a countywide contract to provide over 120 free business workshops across Essex before the end of March 2016. Awarded by BEST Growth Hub, the contract will see Ignite Business deliver free workshops to small businesses...
23 Nov 10:00

More women starting their own business than men in the UK for the first time ever

Leading enterprise agency for Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, Wenta, have become a founder member of the Charter for Women in Business, just launched by Prowess, which aims to close a business development gap costing the UK economy billions each year. More women are starting their own business t...
20 Nov 07:00

Forum counsels Chancellor against bringing forward Living Wage timetable in the Autumn Statement

The Forum of Private Business (FPB), the small business support and lobby group, has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to seek assurances that there will be no unexpected acceleration of the living wage timetable. Feedback from Forum members indicates that the impact of increasing the mi...
19 Nov 14:15

ON24 Extends Unprecedented Buyout Offer for Companies "Trapped" in Webcasting Software Contracts

Following Citrix’s spinoff of its GoTo product family, ON24 extends terms of buyout offer through the end of January 2016 SAN FRANCISCO, November 18, 2015 - ON24, the global leader in webinar-based marketing solutions, is extending its unprecedented offer to buy out companies from existing webcas...
19 Nov 09:30

THE DEMENTIA EPIDEMIC – CAN PRIVATE INVESTORS PLAY A ROLE?

Dementia hit the headlines again last week when it was revealed that a change in sense of humour could be an early sign of the condition taking hold. The study, conducted by the University College of London reported that laughing at normal things like a badly parked car, a barking dog or inappropria...
19 Nov 09:00

Traders are now being challenged by a Reverse Bidding Auction Website

www.YouKwoteMe.com is a website aimed at revolutionising the industry with a new way to get quotes. All operated online includes reverse auction, a Contract, a combination of text, photos and videos, case resolution centre, blocking and approved trader list, change requests and daily diary logs....
19 Nov 00:00

Top tips for using social media as a business

There is a constant debate around social media and the true benefits to businesses that use it to engage with their audiences. However, as a small business owner there are so many plates to spin, surely social media can be outsourced or delegated? As a digital PR agency, we are often approach...
18 Nov 20:30

Builders are being forced to drive down their quotes on a Reverse Auction Website

www.YouKwoteMe.com is a website aimed at revolutionising the industry with a new way to get quotes. All operated online includes reverse auction, a Contract, a combination of text, photos and videos, case resolution centre, blocking and approved trader list, change requests and daily diary logs....
18 Nov 16:45

PIONEERING ACCOUNTANTS BOOST TEAM

A booming Yorkshire-based chartered accountants has expanded its team as part of its ongoing strategy to operate in other areas of business management. Wintersgill Associates, based in Ilkley, has established itself as a trusted professional services company after 10 years in business. Its capac...