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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.

Google launches Local Service Ads to aid SMEs and professionals

The search engine giant has introduced Local Service Ads so that web users can find local professionals – and fast

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How to get a £30,000 grant for your London-based small business

Sadiq Khan has released details of a new fund to help SMEs with the COVID-19 recovery and a possible no-deal Brexit. Here's how to apply

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Almost 70,000 SMEs risk missing out on government coronavirus grants

Thousands of eligible SMEs may miss out on the Government's coronavirus emergency funding ahead of the deadline on August 28th

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How to win £150,000 for your beauty business start-up

A new £150,000 funding competition has opened for beauty businesses who are based in the UK. Find out if you're eligible and how to apply

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South Western Railway launches £12,000 prize packages for small firms

South Western Railway is running a competition to win five recovery packages worth £12,000 for small businesses

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Legal & General launches £6m grant fund – how to apply

Legal & General's grant is open to businesses promoting health ageing. If you're eligible, here's how you can apply

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Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund – how it can help your business

The government has launched its second round of the Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund. Find out if you're eligible.

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Minority-owned salons given access to funding during COVID-19

With salons expected to remain closed until July, SheaMoisture UK has stepped up to help minority-owned salons survive the crisis.

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Salesforce and Enterprise Nation launch £5,000 grant for small businesses

A new £5,000 grant launches today to help small businesses that are struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic. Find out how to apply

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Ebury launches £40m small business coronavirus lending package

Santander-backed fintech firm, Ebury, have launched a fund for SMEs struggling to secure funding during the coronavirus pandemic

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GoDaddy offers free websites to start-ups that complete 12-day challenge

Website builder GoDaddy will host a free website for one year to aspiring start-ups that complete its 12-day challenge

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Register a .UK domain by 17 Jan and help Samaritans reach young people

The UK Domain will donate £1 to Samaritans for every new .UK domain registered by 17 January to help develop a new online chat service

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Government announces £35m fund to grow rural businesses

The Government has unveiled a £35m fund for rural businesses to create local jobs and boost productivity. Here's how to apply

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Government awards £2m to boost productivity and tackle late payments

The Government has granted £2m to fund projects that are looking for solutions to solve common problems faced by small businesses.

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Funding options for the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

The guys over at Funding Options explain what finance is available to firms in the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

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Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

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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?