Business

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 05:29

'Rising cost of gas to hit rural firms'

The price of gas for small to medium sized businesses is set to soar by 2020 as government climate and decarbonisation policies bite, warns rural energy firm Calor.

Thursday, 08 June 2017 19:53

Brexit job fears for rural business

BREXIT has already caused problems for almost half of rural businesses trying to recruit staff, suggests a survey.

TOURISM generates more revenue and provides more employment for the rural sector than farming, delegates at a recent seminar were told.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 19:08

£14.8m centre boosts rural economy

A multi-million pound state-of-the art visitor centre is set to boost the rural economy in north-east England.

RURAL business leaders have launched a campaign calling for more investment in the countryside.

Thursday, 27 April 2017 09:40

Call for rural productivity evidence

Rural businesses and communities are being asked to help explore issues around rural productivity and growth in south-west England.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017 09:47

'Digital tax' proposal ditched - for now

Rural businesses have welcomed a government decision to drop its Making Tax Digital plan from the Finance Bill.

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 18:26

Rural caution over Budget U-turn

The Rural Services Network has welcomed a government decision to abandon a planned increase in national insurance payments by the self-employed.

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 14:20

Little joy in Budget for rural business

THE government's Budget contained little joy for businesses in the countryside, say rural leaders.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 12:58

EU funding for M3 rural businesses

Rural businesses around the M3 motorway are to receive a share of £3.6m in European funding.

Monday, 23 January 2017 13:57

Rate reform could destroy rural businesses

Rural communities will be among the biggest losers from what is described as a radical reform of business rates.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:07

£6.75m from EU on offer in Cumbria

Rural businesses and communities are to benefit from £6.75m of EU funding being made available in Cumbria.