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SMEs in profit at 2007 levels

The number of SMEs making a profit has returned to pre-financial crisis levels in the last 12 months, according to research by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Small business productivity in need of boost

Improving the productivity of UK small businesses is "one of the biggest challenges" for policymakers, according to a report by the All Party Parliamentary Small Business Group.

Three quarters focus on saving

Almost three quarters of British people say they are currently saving, according to research by Scottish Widows.

Pension saving highest in 18 years

Pension saving is at its highest level in 18 years, according to official figures.

Small firms concerned about cloud computing

Almost 4 in 10 small businesses are concerned about the security of using cloud accounting services, according to research by the Federation of Small Businesses.

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