According to the online database GRANTfinder, there are more than 650 UK government grants that have a national focus, administered by a wide range of departments. Business Advice has hand-picked a selection that we think are most relevant, and will most intrigue and excite the country's micro business community. more»
Policy director at the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) Mike Cherry is undeniably one of the most influential figures setting the agenda for small business. Business Advice caught up with him to find out what his view of the small business landscape looked like in 2016. more»
Named as managing director of The Forum of Private Business (FPB) in May last year, Ian Cass's tenure has seen the organisation engage more proactively with government and its agencies on behalf of members. Business Advice caught up with him to find out more. more»
A campaign group working on behalf of small businesses is demanding that laws for banks and other lenders be changed, forcing the industry to publish annual interest rate percentages on loans to small business.
Virgin Media Business has launched the trial of a free small business broadband installation scheme to help small firms get online, following the closure of the government's Super Connected Cities (SCC) voucher programmes. more»