Small business news - February 2024

Seven in ten small firms are open to switching banks

A new survey of UK small business owners has found that 69% of those polled said they would consider changing banks this year, as many seek new ways to grow their business...

Date: 20 February 2024 By:

Record 900,000 new businesses launched in 2023

Street food stalls, property letting businesses and online retailers were the biggest growth sectors in 2023, as the number of UK start-ups increased by 12% compared to 2022...

Date: 13 February 2024 By:

This woman has decided to start and run her own business

Brits overestimate the cost of starting a business

Funding is a significant barrier for would-be entrepreneurs but new research has found that most people think that business start-up costs are far higher than they really are...

Date: 6 February 2024 By:

A man receives a suspicious text claiming to be from HMRC

Taxpayers warned about fake HMRC messages

As the 31 January self assessment tax deadline approaches, Brits are being urged not to fall for phishing emails, calls or texts that purport to come from the UK tax body HMRC...

Date: 23 January 2024 By:

The panel for Elite Business Live

Elite Business Live to take place this March

The premier business conference, Elite Business Live, is set to open its doors for the 11th year on 13-14 March 2024, at the Leonardo Royal Hotel, St...

Date: 18 January 2024 By:

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