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Can SMEs offer better jobs?

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The European Commission has revealed that SMEs provide a vital contribution to the European economy.

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Entrepreneurs told to become ‘national champions’ by CBI

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Entrepreneurs have been told to aim higher by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), by setting their sights on becoming ‘national champions.’

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Birmingham business directors largely positive about West Midlands growth

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Business directors in the West Midlands are confident about growth for local companies over the next 12 months.

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North Hampshire businessman appointed captain of British Industry

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Stephen Blatchford, Head of one of Basingstoke’s most successful manufacturing firms, has been appointed a captain of British Industry.

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Local Business Accelerators Scheme given local support

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The Local Business Accelerators scheme has been given support by South West Surrey MP Jeremy Hunt.

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Sutton business awards to launch next week

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The Sutton Business Awards 2012 will be launched next week.

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Government awards SMEs £95 million in grants

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The government has announced plans to help small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) by awarding them with up to £95million in grants.

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Landlords offer £1 annual rent for shops in failing areas

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Retailers across the country could pay the grand sum of just £1 a year for rent on hard-to-let shops.

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North Hampshire INSPIRE11 Business Awards fast approaching

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North Hampshire’s most prestigious business awards are well under away. The event takes place on November 10th and all the finalists have been announced.

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Retailers experience slump in sales before Christmas period

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Retailers have not had a good start to the fourth quarter of the year as October sales figures slumped.

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