August 29 2014 Latest news:
Forward-thinking businesses are rushing to sign up to a scheme aimed at helping them take their firms to the next level of growth.
The growth forecast for this year from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has been upgraded from 3.1pc to 3.2pc - the highest since 2007.
A mum-of-four who has launched her own brand of eco-friendly cleaning products is hoping to take on household names in the industry.
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As a business, knowing where to find help can often be harder than it looks.
A brother and sister who have taken on their father’s business after his death last month are determined to continue the success of the long-established family firm.