When the Chancellor delivered his Budget this week, he indicated that savers who run their own pension funds may be allowed to invest in residential property for the first time.
A leading bank has brought out a new, free tool for businesses considering merging, buying or selling.
According to a report last week from the Science and Technology Committee, the Government does not have a coherent strategy to support the commercialisation of technological innovation in the UK and is failing to secure the full economic benefits of our world-class science base.
As the Prime Minister urges school leavers who do not go to university to start an apprenticeship, another suggested option for young people under the age of 24 is to start their own business.
Big Issue announced last week that its investment arm will invest £500,000 in 10 tech-based social startups or early-stage companies as part of its major Tech for Good Challenge.
Entrepreneurs are being asked to send in a video pitch about their business to Startups Britain, who will then choose five business owners to make a film about their first 50 days, with the winning film garnering a package worth more than £5,000, including publicity, mentoring, equipment, marketing and IT support for the owner.Details
The Government has launched a consultation on changing the Individual Savings Accounts (ISA) rules to expand the range eligible to be held in stocks and shares ISAs.
News earlier this week of the pound falling to a new low against the dollar may not be all bad news, as UK business owners with an exit strategy could now find rich Americans eying them more favourably.
Until recently most property investments have had to be via a commercial property fund that either invests directly in property, holds shares or property companies but that has now changed.
Data from Thomson Reuters showed last week that global merger and acquisition activity has totaled $325bn so far this year, the strongest start for global deal making in two years.