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Northern Ireland's SMEs urged to embrace innovation

Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster is calling for Northern Ireland's businesses to take advantage of up to £4,000 of EU funding aimed directly at developing innovative projects.

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Businesses urged to appeal 'unfair' finance rejections

Small businesses that feel their application for finance has been unfairly rejected should take advantage of the appeals process, the Forum of Private Business (FPB) claims.

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Chancellor reveals plans for small business bank

Chancellor George Osborne has unveiled plans for a new Government backed bank aimed at small businesses, saying they would be able to gain access to 'multi-billion pounds' of funding.

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£16 million funding for carbon cutting entrepreneurs

'Green' entrepreneurs are being given a £16 million boost in funding to help develop new low carbon technologies, the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced.

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£12 million 'green' scheme opens to Northern Ireland's businesses

A new £12 million 'green' scheme designed to encourage Northern Ireland's businesses to become more energy efficient has been launched by the country's enterprise minister Arlene Foster.

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Eurozone crisis biggest worry for UK firms

Economic problems in the Eurozone tops the list of biggest concerns for British businesses, a poll by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has found.

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Venture capital investments between EU countries causing tax issues

A consultation into tax problems arising from venture capital investment made across different EU states has been launched by the European Commission (EC).

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New Funding for Lending Scheme launched

A new scheme designed to deliver cheap credit to banks in order to boost the economy has been officially launched by the Government and the Bank of England.

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A quarter of small businesses affected by crime

One in four small businesses (24 per cent) have fallen victim to business related crime in the past two years, research from Direct Line has found.

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Regional Growth Fund too costly and complicated for businesses

The Government's £2.4 billion Regional Growth Fund (RGF) has been criticised for poor management and being 'too costly' for businesses applying for funding.

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