Business http://www.govtoday.co.uk/ Thu, 14 Mar 2013 01:35:45 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) en-gb 2,000 young entrepreneurs get their business dreams backed http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/24-finance/15216-2-000-young-entrepreneurs-get-their-business-dreams-backed The Start-Up Loan scheme has exceeded expectations as 2,000 aspirational young entrepreneurs have now received support.

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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 15:11:11 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/24-finance/15216-2-000-young-entrepreneurs-get-their-business-dreams-backed
UK entrepreneurs being failed by lack of Government support http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/24-finance/15210-uk-entrepreneurs-being-failed-by-lack-of-government-support 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, the Science and Technology Committee has warned.

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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 12:43:15 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/24-finance/15210-uk-entrepreneurs-being-failed-by-lack-of-government-support
Government raises £1 billion for public purse by exiting unused assets http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/26-economy/15206-government-raises-1-billion-for-public-purse-by-exiting-unused-assets Government has raised over £1 billion for the taxpayer since May 2010 by selling property and land no longer required by the Civil Service.

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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 10:26:12 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/26-economy/15206-government-raises-1-billion-for-public-purse-by-exiting-unused-assets
Government launches first Islamic Finance Task Force http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/24-finance/15167-government-launches-first-islamic-finance-task-force Today, the Government launched the UK's first Islamic Finance Task Force. The Task Force will help to cement London's status as the western hub for Islamic finance by showcasing the UK as the preferred choice for the Muslim world to invest in and do business with.

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Mon, 11 Mar 2013 12:53:23 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/24-finance/15167-government-launches-first-islamic-finance-task-force
Get ready for RTI http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/42-regulation/15111-get-ready-for-rti With just one month to go until the start of the biggest shakeup of the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system in nearly 70 years, HMRC is urging employers to get ready.

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Wed, 06 Mar 2013 15:50:08 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/42-regulation/15111-get-ready-for-rti
UK jobs market 'saw record growth in February' http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/26-economy/15106-uk-jobs-market-saw-record-growth-in-february The UK jobs market saw record growth in February, Reed's latest job index has shown, indicating that more career development opportunities may be on the cards for the country's workers.

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Wed, 06 Mar 2013 14:51:54 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/26-economy/15106-uk-jobs-market-saw-record-growth-in-february
What staff look for in a boss http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/41-skills/15094-what-staff-look-for-in-a-boss What constitutes a good boss has long been a subject for debate but a new report reveals some fundamental disagreement over what it takes to lead in today's workplaces.

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Wed, 06 Mar 2013 10:44:42 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/41-skills/15094-what-staff-look-for-in-a-boss
Retail shows signs of improvement http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/26-economy/15078-retail-shows-signs-of-improvement UK retail sales values were up 2.7% on a like-for-like basis from February 2012, when they were down 0.3% on the preceding year. On a total basis, sales were up 4.4%, against a 2.3% rise in February 2012

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Tue, 05 Mar 2013 09:55:07 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/26-economy/15078-retail-shows-signs-of-improvement
Statistics on Funding for Lending scheme deeply disappointing figures http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/26-economy/15072-statistics-on-funding-for-lending-scheme-deeply-disappointing-figures Ed Balls MP, Labour's Shadow Chancellor, responding to Bank of England statistics on the Funding for Lending scheme, said:

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Mon, 04 Mar 2013 15:40:13 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/26-economy/15072-statistics-on-funding-for-lending-scheme-deeply-disappointing-figures
Big companies pledge to pay promptly following government drive http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/24-finance/15063-big-companies-pledge-to-pay-promptly-following-government-drive The number of FTSE 350 companies pledging to pay small firms promptly has tripled following a government drive to boost sign up to a code of conduct.

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Mon, 04 Mar 2013 11:14:41 GMT http://www.govtoday.co.uk/business-news/24-finance/15063-big-companies-pledge-to-pay-promptly-following-government-drive