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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.

British Small Business Awards winners: Marc Wileman of Sublime Science

'Mad' Marc Wileman, winner of our Micro Business of the Year award at the 2017 British Small Business Awards, discusses how his company has grown since winning the gong.

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British Small Business Awards winners: Pip Murray of Pip & Nut

Our latest British Small Business Awards winner profile is Pip Murray, whose eye-catching peanut butter brand won the Young Business of the Year Award at the 2017 event.

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Barclays doubles unsecured lending to small businesses

Small businesses are in luck as Barclays has doubled its unsecured lending limit from £50,000 to £100,000.

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British Small Business Awards 2018: Final day to nominate! 

The leading dinner event will once more recognise the small companies and vendors that shape British entrepreneurial success.

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Millennials: which is the best city for your start-up?

New research reveals a rather surprising hotspot for business. Millennials - find out where you should launch your start-up.

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Barclays launches £500 million fund for SMEs

Barclays is launching a new £500 million fund for small and medium-sized business in the Northern Powerhouse regions. Here's what you can expect.

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NatWest pledges £1 billion in extra funding to SMEs

NatWest says that it will lend an extra £1 billion to small and medium sized enterprises over the next year.

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Businesses should become global employers after Brexit

Experts say businesses should look for opportunities and become global employers after Brexit.

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Inaugural MSP Day to celebrate managed IT services for small businesses

On May 23, the IT industry will convene to share successes, best practices, and insights to give UK businesses the best possible experience of managed IT services.

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Come along to the Business Show 2018, May 16th-17th

The Business Show, the UK's largest business exhibition, will be running again this month.

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New product helps businesses launch an online store in 30 days

From the SuiteWorld annual show in Las Vegas, SmallBusiness.co.uk looks at the new SuiteCommerce product, which aims to facilitate the process of launching an online business.

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SuiteWorld launches to help businesses think global

The Las Vegas SuiteWorld event aims to help businesses grow and flourish in an increasingly globalised business scene.

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Scotland lags behind rest of the UK for new business creation

More help for businesses needed from both central and devolved government needed for entrepreneurs in Scotland.

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Brits plan on using their workplace pension to fund retirement

Research reveals the workplace pension will be used by half of future retirees. Half of those who are approaching retirement in the next ten years plan to use a workplace pension to fund their living, as well as 49 per cent of those who are not approaching retirement yet.

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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