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Recession

The Recession small business archive.

News

Nearly 60% of businesses face going under

Six out of ten business owners consider throwing in towel, buffeted by inflation, soaring energy bills and an economy heading into recession

News

CBI calls for Cobra-style emergency committee for economy

Recession ‘a very live concern’ as CBI outlines 7 interventions to boost growth before autumn budget

Advice

5 reasons why setting up a business in a recession is a good idea

Thinking of starting your own business during a recession? 5 reasons why now could be a good time and 4 legal steps you should take

News

Going green doesn’t help SMEs in the red

Environmental concerns have been pushed to one side as the recession has forced small businesses to refocus their priorities.

News

Blue Mondays

Workers are turning to antidepressants as a consequence of challenging market conditions.

News

UK emerges from recession

The UK economy grew by 0.1 per cent in the last quarter of 2009 officially ending the recession.

Business Ideas & Planning

Start-ups defy recession

Microsoft, Hewlett Packard and General Electric were all founded during slumps - proving the tenacity of great business ideas.

News

Tradesmen at recession breaking point

A large proportion of tradesmen (plumbers, electricians and carpenters) don’t expect to be in business by the end of the year.

News

CBI: Recession changing working arrangements

Employers are changing how they organise their workforce in light of the recession, new research from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) suggests.

News

SMEs see ray of hope

A large proportion of small businesses believe the worst of the recession is behind them.

News

Recession businesses ‘need trade credit insurance’

Trade credit insurance is 'vital' in helping companies survive the current economic troubles, it has been claimed.

Accounting

Ten recession-beating tips

In these uncertain times it’s important to keep your cool and make the right decisions.

Partner content

Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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