IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed, has unveiled a campaign for the UK General Election, promoting the needs of the self-employed.
Only one in nine 2017 graduates have a job secured and are becoming more anxious over Brexit fears, finds a survey conducted by a graduate recruitment web-site. It seems that, among students worrying about finding a job, Labour is preferred over the Conservatives.
It’s been a rocky week for sterling, as opinion polls suggested that Theresa May’s rationale for holding an election to create strong and certain leadership is not holding up. But look at market expectations of interest rates, and things seem upside down.
It doesn’t make the headlines, but for small companies, politics does matter. Steve Noble, COO, of Ultimate Finance, looks at the manifestos of the UK’s political parties and ask what they mean for small and medium sized companies?
With the general election barely a week away, and given recent reports on how badly the UK lags behind other countries on the availability of Fibre to The Premise broadband, what are the political parties committing to in their manifestos in order to improve this dreadful situation?
The former leader of the Liberal Democrats, former special forces soldier, Paddy Ashdown has compared the UK today with Nazi Germany. Is he right, or should he be forced to goose-step off for questioning?
The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) has put together some facts on the NHS: together they reveal a story that will probably surprise 99 per cent of the people in the UK.
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Posted on 26th May 2017 in General Election 2017.
Elections can make things tough for growing businesses. Companies should ensure they’re adequately funded, says Chris Maule.
Take a look back at how the markets have reacted to past general elections and their preference becomes clear – not that it makes them right.
While Theresa May can’t guarantee the support of the small business community, she can be reassured that its confidence in its own growth is the highest in four years, according to the latest Enterprise Index results from Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, tax and investment management group.