Vince Cable

UK's Business Secretary Vince Cable asks entrepreneur to evaluate technology centers

UK's Business Secretary Vince Cable has commissioned Acorn Computer Co-Founder Hermann Hauser to evaluate how to maximize the government-backed technology centers launched in 2011, the Financial Times reported.

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Funding Circle obtains £40M investment from UK government to provide loans to SMBs

Small business loan online marketplace Funding Circle obtained a £40M investment from the UK government to allow the company to continue providing loans to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the country.

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UK to consider new rules to raise funding for SMBs

The UK government is mulling on rule changes that would make it easier for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to obtain funding from alternative financiers and new banks.

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Cable negates UK lawmakers' criticism about Royal Mail IPO being undervalued

UK Business Secretary Vince Cable, with assistance from Business Minister Michael Fallon, presented evidence to the Business Committee of the British Parliament to assure the public that Royal Mail shares in the IPO was not undervalued.

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Government advisor reveals that RBS profited from struggling small businesses

Royal Bank of Scotland, which is 82% owned by taxpayers after a government bailout, is accused of pushing struggling small firms into its turnaround unit, for it to have reasons to charge higher interests, and in turn, take over their assets.

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