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.
14 October 2013 01:13 AM
There is reason to believe that demand for credit will once again begin to increase
07 October 2013 02:27 AM
Initiatives like these can sometimes feel gimmicky, but in the US... the results have been tangible
30 September 2013 01:51 AM
‘‘If we want to tackle unemployment, we should promote policies that favour small businesses’’
23 September 2013 01:08 AM
Don’t be surprised if small businesses dismiss Chancellor Osborne’s support as two-faced
16 September 2013 01:20 AM
No bank is launching an introductory deal to entice small business customers
09 September 2013 02:50 AM
Britain’s banks insist they want to support small and medium-sized enterprises. So why have they been so slow to resolve the multi-billion pound interest-rate swaps mis-selling scandal?
12 August 2013 12:00 AM
05 August 2013 01:05 AM
Depending on whose figures you use, small and medium-sized enterprises account for between 60 and 70 per cent of jobs in the UK economy, and are behind as much as two-thirds of new job creation.
29 July 2013 01:27 AM
Britain’s banks are convinced the key to repairing their relationships with customers is to be ever-more transparent about their activities. So it is that they have just published detailed statistics on lending to small and medium-sized enterprises in 120 postcodes around the country, including data on how much cash these SMEs have on deposit in the banks.
22 July 2013 01:46 AM
One down, five to go. British Gas last week announced it would unilaterally abolish automatic rollover of energy contracts for small business customers in September. So will the rest of the Big Six gas and electricity providers follow its lead?
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