Council backs young entrepreneurs, pay stagnation & loan appeals

Young Entrepreneurs Get Council Backing A number of young people from Belfast could soon be starting up their own enterprises after taking part in a business programme, funded by Belfast City Council. 

Bank tackles small business loan appeals Lloyds Banking Group will this week attempt to steal a further march on rival Royal Bank of Scotland by halving the time it takes to handle small business lending appeals.

Wage stagnation over decades as income gap widens. The report says there’s been a steady growth in bad jobs with low wages and poor security with many people in middle and low income jobs have barely seen any improvement in their incomes over the past 30 years, a report from the TUC says.

Small businesses to make a success of Plc’s failings? A survey suggests small businesses are seeing opportunity where big businesses have fallen. Which could be excellent news for the unemployed.

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.