POSTS TAGGED ‘recession’

CBI forecast shows UK economy stabilising

UK economic recovery predicted with a return to growth expected early in the new year and accelerating later in 2010.

By News Desk | 15th June 2009 at 12:29 | Read more ...

Budget 2009 – small business reaction and impact

Alistair Darling sets out precious little by way of support for small businesses in his 2009 Budget. But what do SMEs really think?

By News Desk | 22nd April 2009 at 16:30 | Read more ...

Recession fraud threat to small businesses on the rise

Small firms in danger of falling victim to rise in fraud sparked by the opportunistic and desperate as recession bites.

By News Desk | 30th March 2009 at 17:35 | Read more ...

New breed of recession-busting super-entrepreneur discovered

The downturn will make heroes and villains of many business owners, but female entrepreneurs look set to do well with strong recession-busting skills.

By News Desk | 16th March 2009 at 17:05 | Read more ...

CBI crystal ball predictably gloomy on UK economic outlook

Sharp decline in economic activity, high unemployment and recession to continue throughout 2009, with little or no growth anticipated in 2010.

By News Desk | 16th February 2009 at 1:01 | Read more ...

UK recession official as small firms confront employment issues

As the ‘R’ word becomes statistically official, some small businesses are already looking to the future when it comes to employment opportunities.

By News Desk | 23rd January 2009 at 13:42 | Read more ...

‘Staggering’ rise in business failures recorded in Q4 2008

Huge rise in business failures for final quarter of 2008 accentuates gloomy outlook for 2009.

By News Desk | 13th January 2009 at 14:51 | Read more ...

Business failure up as more firms go bust

All sectors and all regions suffer as more UK firms go bust.

By News Desk | 8th December 2008 at 17:33 | Read more ...

Christmas gloom hits high street

Retailers slash investment in anticipation of poor Christmas sales in the shops.

By News Desk | 28th November 2008 at 12:55 | Read more ...

CBI sets out 10 point action plan for business

CBI director-general Richard Lambert sets out action plan for business, jobs and economic recovery.

By News Desk | 24th November 2008 at 10:48 | Read more ...

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