Britain’s manufacturing sector grew at its fastest rate for two years in June, figures have revealed.

Chloe Smith, the minister for political & constitutional reform, says work is underway to publish data to make "central government pipelines" more accessible for SMEs

Education is set to be cut by £2bn in the forthcoming spending review as the Chancellor looks for savings from compliant departments, the Times reports.

The government has admitted its IT services procurement scheme, G-Cloud, has ‘more to do' in convincing users of its value, and has told its departments to ‘take a risk' on the service.

The Government has achieved savings of £10 billion over the past financial year, a 25% increase on its target, Cabinet Office Minister Francis Maude has said.

Banks lending to small businesses tumbled by £700m despite spite of billions of pounds worth of support from credit easing schemes on offer from the UK government and central bank.

According to a study for union’s the construction industry has lost 89,000 jobs and shrunk by 10% since the Government came to power. Construction output is now at its lowest level since 1998.

Billions of pounds worth of government business opportunities have been posted online to help small and large companies plan ahead

Forty-one per cent of 2,667 small business respondents surveyed by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) were victims of online crime in the 12 months ending October 2012.

Vince Cable has warned that the much-anticipated British Business Bank will not start doling out funds to stimulate the beleaguered UK economy for at least another year.

Companies operating across the UK have reported their confidence is continuing to improve, despite the current economic climate.

Jobseekers favour roles in the public sector by three to one, according to research from leading UK jobs website totaljobs.com.

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