Small business news - September 2017

September 2017

Start Up September launches

A campaign aimed at supporting start-ups has been launched as the number of new businesses reaches record highs...

Date: 18 September 2017

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UK firms struggle to fill vacancies

Half of UK businesses have faced skills or labour shortages in the past year but only a few are actively looking overseas to fill vacancies, according to new research...

Date: 13 September 2017

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The demise of the nine-to-five day

The British workplace is likely to change significantly in the next five years as more people abandon a nine-to-five day in favour of flexible working...

Date: 12 September 2017

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FSB launches Small Business Awards 2018

The FSB's 2018 awards have opened for entries, offering UK small businesses the chance to shine in 12 categories including best micro-business, start-up, scale-up and family...

Date: 12 September 2017

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One in six entrepreneurs will "never retire"

A new study by the Institute of Directors reveals that many entrepreneurs have no plans to hang up their hats and many over-50s are starting new businesses...

Date: 11 September 2017