Small business news - March 2021

Has unemployment reached its peak?

The unemployment rate has risen to its highest level in almost five years but a new poll by the CIPD suggests that more than half of employers expect to hire new staff in 2021...

Date: 23 February 2021 By:

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Pandemic takes a mental toll on business owners

A new study has found that 80% of small business owners say they have experienced symptoms of poor mental health in the past year - including panic attacks...

Date: 9 February 2021 By:

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Revealed: how small businesses survived 2020

Digital, debt and diversification are some of the main ways that small firms managed to stay in business during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study...

Date: 26 January 2021 By:

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Government gets tough on late payers

Companies will have to pay smaller suppliers within 30 days under the new terms of the Prompt Payment Code as the government seeks to crack down on late payment...

Date: 19 January 2021 By:

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