Small business news - January 2018

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Gloomy start to 2018 for small firms

Small business owners are heading into 2018 with increased pessimism because of rising costs, weak growth and flagging consumer demand...

Date: 9 January 2018

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Productivity rise sparks debate

UK productivity improved in the third quarter of 2017 but it remains to be seen whether this is a turning point or a blip...

Date: 9 January 2018

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"Fat Cat Thursday" highlights pay gap

In the first three working days of 2018, the UK's top bosses made more money than the typical UK full-time worker will earn in the entire year...

Date: 8 January 2018