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Lloyds bank pledges to get 25,000 small firms exporting by 2020
Lloyds Banking Group has committed to a £450m investment in digital technology over the next three years – introducing a new internet banking portal and an international trade portal, via which owners can learn how to identify exporting opportunities and operate overseas. more»
Start Up Loans CEO: “It’s ok to be small”
Tim Sawyer, CEO of Start Up Loans and one of our Small Business Decision Makers 2016, has been involved in business lending for close to two decades, and explained to Business Advice how the space is evolving – including what he thinks needs to happen next. more»
Lingerie visionary outlines measures to boost enterprise in deprived areas
The government has released findings of an independent review by lingerie mogul and government advisor Michelle Mone. “Boosting enterprise in more deprived communities” aims to increase the rate of new businesses in the most disadvantaged communities. across the UK.