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Companies could sue over mis-sold rate swaps - 31 July 2015

A landmark High Court ruling has raised the possibility that thousands of businesses that were mis-sold interest rate swaps may …

Borrow now, SMEs advised - 20 July 2015

Following Mark Carney’s suggestion that the Bank of England could raise interest rates around the turn of the year, the …

FSB: Improving mobile phone coverage in Scotland a priority - 17 July 2015

Improving mobile phone coverage in Scotland, particularly in the north, must be a “national priority”, the Federation of Small Businesses …

MPs unfamiliar with small business policies - 17 July 2015

Research by the Entrepreneurs Network and Bircham Dyson Bell shows that half of MPs are unaware of the policies that …

Inflation rate falls to zero - 15 July 2015

The rate of UK Consumer Prices Index inflation fell to 0% in June, from 0.1% in May, official figures show. …

Tax changes will hit buy-to-let lenders - 14 July 2015

Analysts at Barclays have warned that limits on tax relief for landlords could be a serious blow to specialist buy-to-let …

Corporate welfare costs £93bn - 8 July 2015

The Guardian claims taxpayers are handing businesses £93bn a year in corporate welfare payments. The figure has been calculated from …

Rent revenues could fund new homes - 7 July 2015

A dispute has arisen between London councils and the Treasury over a planned £3,500 increase in rents paid by well-off …