Small business news roundup June 7th-14th

Small business newsHave you been keeping up with the latest small business news? If not, don’t worry – we’ve brought together all the top small business news from the last seven days. Here’s what you might have missed:

On Monday we heard that running a small business could be good for your health. More than half of respondents to a survey said they felt their health had improved since taking on a business. Over a third said they now exercise regularly and 29% eat more healthily.

Next, we told you scientists are searching for the first ever web page. CERN scientists have found a 1991 version of Tim Berners-Lee’s first web page, which consisted of text ad 19 hyperlinks on a plain white page, but are hunting for the very first incarnation.

On Wednesday, it was good news for small businesses as HMRC announced they will continue to relax tax rules until next year. Businesses with less than 50 employees have been given until April to prepare for the new RTI changes to PAYE tax.

And yesterday, London Mayor Boris Johnson announced a £25m scheme to encourage small businesses in the city to take on apprentices. The new scheme is part of a £111m fund to encourage business growth in the capital.

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