David Prosser is a former business editor of The Independent who now writes for a variety of publications, often focusing on small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurship.
30 August 2015 11:23 PM
Nor are small businesses getting much help from policymakers in dealing with the banking sector
10 August 2015 04:15 AM
In the past few days alone, two fintech lending businesses, Seedrs and Iwoca, have raised close to £20m between them
03 August 2015 05:45 AM
We need solutions urgently if small firms are to secure the funding they need to exploit the opportunities afforded by the UK’s economic recovery
27 July 2015 01:27 AM
Those involved in the deal aren’t saying exactly how much money has changed hands
20 July 2015 01:12 AM
29 June 2015 12:12 AM
Could one in two people really be working for themselves within five years? That’s the prediction of PeoplePerHour, an online platform that matches people looking to get jobs done with freelancers capable of doing them. It says that on current trends, more than 50 per cent of working people will be doing at least some freelance work, even if some of them also have a day job.
22 June 2015 12:11 AM
08 June 2015 01:26 AM
The market may be attracting more investors, but they’re being more circumspect
01 June 2015 11:35 AM
Small Business Person of the Week: Frederik Carling, CEO, Hovding
01 June 2015 01:22 AM
We have reached a situation that is almost the opposite of conditions prevailing in the run-up to the credit crisis of 2007 and 2008
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 4 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 5 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'