A report by the Prime Minister's Enterprise Advisor Lord Young outlines a set of new reforms that will give smaller companies more opportunities to win government contracts.

In 2013, the UK had recorded a growth of 1.7% but is now at 2.6% which means a seven year high

The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have announced a further £1bn to invest in local economies to expand the Growth Deals struck last year.

An analysis by CIPFA has found councils face a six per cent cut in spending power next year.

In the run up to the 2015 election almost £10 million will be given to local authorities and to national activity to boost the number of people registering to vote around the country.

According to government figures sole traders are driving business growth in the UK.

EE, O2, Vodafone and Three will plunge £5 billion into improving the nation's mobile coverage, having forged a deal with the government

The Mayor of London has launched a fund to finance budding tech start-ups across the capital.

Chancellor George Osborne has made his 2014 Autumn Statement in which he announced the introduction of new policies and new growth and borrowing forecasts.

British businesses are more confident than their rivals in other major economies despite clouds gathering over the global economy, according to a report.

Creating Britain’s answer to Google or Apple demands policies that focus less on “start-ups” and more on midsized “scale-ups”, says Sherry Coutu, author of a government commissioned report released on Monday.

David Cameron has promised the biggest programme of road-building since the 1970s to deal with around 100 of the worst "pinch points" on England's roads.


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