Face-to-face networking is still important, Smarta 100 & Metro Bank

Mark Dixon: ‘Why you must network face-to face’ Social networking brings many business benefits but there is still great value in having personal contact with potential customers and clients, says Mark Dixon chief executive, Regus
The Smarta 100 Awards, brought to you by O2 and Smarta, are now open for entries. If you run a brilliant business, a sizzling social enterprise or an exciting e-tailer, you could win the grand prize of £10,000 or a host of other goodies!
Metro Bank to focus on all sections of the SME market. Metro Bank, the UKs newest high street bank, has today said it will not discriminate when it comes to lending to SMEs.
Small businesses warned on justice bill Small businesses’ ability to pursue bad debts and other commercial litigation will be hurt by provisions in the justice bill expected to be published today, the head of the Law Society has warned.
HMRC to use software to detect tax evasion HM Revenue & Customs has announced that it is planning to use robot software to find evidence on individuals or companies they suspect are evading tax.