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This section provides the latest UK News on government initiatives and changes in business strategy and management that create new opportunities for Small businesses.

How to win a £25,000 Business Boost grant for your small firm

The Business Boost grant competition can help you to start, grow or revive your small business. Find out how to enter

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Win a chance to sell into China with Alibaba

Entrants could get marketing advice and tools to boost their exposure as well as being pitched to some of the most famous influencers in China

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TikTok launches entrepreneur competition with £5,000 cash prize

TikTok has launched a competition for entrepreneurs with a package of prizes for the winner. Here's what you need to know and how to enter

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How to win £20,000 in TV advertising with Sky Media’s SME100 scheme

Sky Media's SME100 is back, offering TV advertising worth £20,000 to small businesses across the UK. Find out how to apply

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Gumtree launches small business competition to win £10,000 cash prize

Small and micro businesses with no more than 15 employees can enter this Gumtree competition – it's open until May 16

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How to apply for public sector tendering as a small business

The public sector, including the government and local authorities, spend around £284bn each year on goods and services. Yet 75% of small businesses never even apply for public sector contracts. Melanie Bryan guides you through the process.

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How your rural business can get a £3,500 boost for better broadband

The UK Gigabit Voucher Scheme is returning on April 8 to support small businesses in rural areas. Here's how to get your broadband voucher

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Chelsea FC opens applications for free ad space to small London businesses

As part of its 'Proud of London' campaign, Chelsea FC is inviting small businesses with London postcodes to apply for free advertising space

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Covid grant extends to newly started businesses in Kensington and Chelsea

Kensington and Chelsea Council have opened up a third round of the Additional Restrictions Grant which is open to even more businesses

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Government to launch £520m Help to Grow scheme for SMEs

In the 2021 Budget, Rishi Sunak announced a new £520m Help to Grow scheme that will help small businesses boost their productivity

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Treasury to discuss COVID-19 grant for company directors

The government is meeting core business groups to help the 2m company directors who have been unsupported by COVID-19 emergency funding.

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Small Business Saturday 2020: the small company’s time to shine

Small Business Saturday is back on December 5, with figures showing that more consumers are shopping small this year

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Getting started and making money in affiliate marketing

Affiliate marketing has become $1.7bn industry in Britain alone. But what is it and how do you make money from it?

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NatWest and ITV launch £150,000 TV ad prize for small businesses

NatWest and ITV have teamed up to offer three small businesses a chance to win their own £150,000 TV advert

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?

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Business insurance everything you need to know

Every small business may need to be insured at some level. But which policies are must-haves, and which are optional? Edward Murray guides you through the maze

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London & Partners Q&A — driving growth in the London startup ecosystem

In this Q&A, we explore how London & Partners' Business Growth Programme is driving economic growth and inclusion in the London startup scene