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Business confidence

Articles, news and latest surveys on business confidence amongst UK SMEs.

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Small business confidence grows as shops reopen in England and Wales

Small businesses are feeling much more hopeful about the future than this time last year, as shops reopen across England and Wales

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Small business insolvency rises by 6pc in first quarter

4,187 companies become insolvent between January and March this year, according to The Insolvency Service, while 484,000 UK businesses are in significant distress

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Nearly 60% of SMEs predict UK recession as Brexit bites

Small businesses experience least confident start to a new year since 2014 as they slash investment plans

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Business confidence holds up despite rise in market volatility

Overall business confidence remains above the long-term average of 32 per cent, but has decreased by 2 points from 35 per cent in January, with economic optimism remains the same at 31 per cent.

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Business confidence jumps to its highest level for nine months

Lloyds Bank’s Business Barometer for January 2018 shows overall business confidence increased by seven points to a nine-month high of 35 per cent.

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Small business confidence continues to fall in 2018

Small business confidence continues to fall as domestic fears over the economy and Brexit weigh down on outlook.

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Forgotten voice of UK business have their say for first time

Confidence and optimism of Britain’s van drivers, owners and operators takes a knock, as new Business Barometer reveals a mixed outlook from behind the wheel.

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Businesses remains confident amid growing uncertainty

Santander launches inaugural Trade Barometer to assess the aspirations of, and obstacles facing UK businesses when considering international trade.

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Health of UK SMEs rises to an 18 month high

New SME Health Check Index reveals improved operating environment for Britain’s small and medium sized businesses in the second quarter.

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Business confidence falls to a one-year low, according to study

Overall business confidence fell 13 points to a one-year low of 17 per cent and economic optimism fell by 12 points to five per cent, the lowest level since June 2016.

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Entrepreneurs resilient but cracks in confidence are beginning to show

Small businesses and entrepreneurs show resilience to post-Brexit woes, but confidence in cyber security is waning.

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Early warning signs of downturn loom among UK SMEs

Rising bad debts and delayed investment for UK small businesses point to slow down over the months ahead.

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Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

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The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves

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5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

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Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace