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What now? Businesses react to Brexit vote

UK business groups have expressed their concerns about a potential no-deal Brexit after Parliament rejected the government's proposed withdrawal agreement.

Many EU professionals could leave UK after Brexit

A survey of members of the union Prospect has found that two-thirds of EU citizens working in a range of specialist sectors say they might leave the UK because of Brexit.

Sheffield is the best UK city for start-ups

A new study has identified the 15 most promising places to start a business in the UK.

New campaign aims to kick-start flexible working

The take-up of flexible working has stalled in the past nine years, despite Government initiatives and legislation changes.

Freelancers don't want May's deal or no-deal

The prime minister's Brexit deal is almost as unpopular as the prospect of leaving the EU with no deal, according to a new poll of self-employed workers.

UK workers take more sick days in January

New research shows that employees are more likely to take sick days in January than in any other month of the year.

The top workplace challenges in 2019

New research by Acas has revealed that sourcing staff with the right skills will be the biggest issue faced by businesses in the year ahead.

New government start-up service takes off

More than 200,000 business owners have already used a new one-stop government service allowing start-ups to register their company and register for tax at the same time.

Dodgy internet is biggest tech bugbear for small firms

Phishing, unreliable internet, cyber security and GDPR compliance top the list of the most common technology-related challenges for UK small businesses.

Small firms not ready for new VAT rules in 2019

Making Tax Digital will affect millions of small businesses from April this year but the latest data suggests more than half of all UK SMEs still don't understand what's in store.