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Equity investment in smaller UK tech businesses increased 27% to £4.0bn last year

1 July 2020

  • Value of total equity investment in UK’s smaller businesses rose 24% to £8.5bn • Growth stage deals are the primary driver of increased investment
  • Early signs of market softening before emergence of Covid-19
  • British Business Bank programmes supported 11% of all UK equity deals


Businesses lead the way on Covid-19 workplace measures

30 June 2020

Recently, smaller businesses have gained insights and valuable guidance from market leaders including Samworth Brothers; Dunelm; PPL PRS; Twycross Zoo and Race Rapid at Mallory Park. Representatives of these companies have joined a series of webinars on implementing Covid-19 measures in the workplace. The series started with a focus on manufacturing and has continued with the tourism, sport and leisure sectors.


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