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Small firms ‘suffering unprecedented slump in confidence’
Thousands of small businesses are struggling to stay afloat, says FSB
Belfast port workers don 5G headsets to live stream work to base
Harbour police are also trialling new technology that allows them to broadcast real time footage back to commanders.
Marmite maker Unilever announces plans to slash plastic usage
The consumer giant said it will cut more than 100,000 tonnes of plastic packaging out of its supply chain.
Eden Project secures funding for geothermal power plant
This second phase would mean that Eden would generate sufficient renewable energy to become carbon positive by 2023, as well as aiming to provide heat and power for the local area.
Scientists develop robot inspectors for offshore wind farms
Scientists have developed fully autonomous robots which are able to inspect wind farms for damage.
O2 begins rollout of its 5G network
The mobile operator O2 has started its rollout in six UK towns and cities, supporting the vision to see the UK become a global leader in 5G
Making Tax Digital for Business (MTDfB) – A survival guide
On the 1st April 2019 the Government will be implementing its landmark Making Tax Digital (MTD) regime, which will provide digital efficiency to the UK tax system and be an easier process for businesses and individual tax payers to maintain their accounting and tax records.
Steepest fall in lending to UK businesses for almost two years
Analysts have suggested the slump in borrowing could be another sign that firms are resisting investment and hunkering down ahead of Brexit.