Archive for October, 2014

US Federal Reserve ends QE programme

The US Federal Reserve has said that it is ending its quantitative easing (QE) stimulus programme which it began in 2008. The Fed said it was confident the US economic recovery would continue, despite a global economic slowdown as the targets for inflation and reduction in unemployment were on track, the Fed said in a […]

October 30, 2014  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Finance, Business Growth, Business Win, Finance Business, Growing Business, Growing Businesses, Growing Economy, Uncategorized  No Comments

UK insolvency rate falls to 8 year low

The rate at which UK citizens are becoming insolvent has fallen to its lowest since before the financial crisis, according to official figures. In the 12 months to September 2014, just 0.22% of the adult population became insolvent.  This is the lowest rate since the spring of 2006, according to the Insolvency Service. The number […]

October 25, 2014  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Business Finance, Business Survival, Business Win, Finance Business, Uncategorized  No Comments

Singapore ranks best country for business

Singapore has been ranked the best country to do business for a ninth consecutive year, according to an annual survey by the World Bank. New Zealand came second and Hong Kong third in the lender’s “Doing Business” report which rates 189 nations by the ease in which firms can operate there. The UK moved up […]

October 20, 2014  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Building Businesses, Business Development, Business Growth, Business Win, Global Business, Global Businesses, Growing Business, Growing Economy, Uncategorized  No Comments