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According to recent findings, only a quarter of small business owners, such as Limited company contractors, are ‘internationally active’.

The latest research ‘Great British Export Report’, carried out by FedEx Express, revealed that despite only 25% of UK small and medium-sized businesses being ‘internationally active’, 35% said reaching new markets is critical to their success.

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Contractors working in the construction sector could find themselves in demand as the industry continues to thrive and businesses look to fill skills shortages.

Here are some of the latest contractor news stories:

Construction contractors could benefit from rise in new projects

Recent findings from construction intelligence providers, Genigan, have predicted a 7.4% increase in project starts during 2014.

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Contractors and Limited company owners might be interested to learn that the next International Festival for Business 2016 has been confirmed in a bid to promote economic growth.

This year’s International Festival for Business (IFB), which is the first of it kind, is currently half way through its 50-day programme in Liverpool.  The aim of the unique festival is to promote economic growth, rebalance the economy and double UK exports within the next six years.

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A survey from the Business Growth Programme (BGP) has revealed that when it comes to small business owners, such as Limited company contractors, life begins at 50.

New research from the BGP at Cranfield School of Management, has shown that many of the owner-managers of the UK’s fastest growing businesses are 50 years or older.

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There are now more women than ever deciding to choose the life of a contractor.

With increased benefits, such as the opportunity to earn more money and having more flexibility and control, it comes as no surprise to learn that women are realising just how much they can gain from becoming self-employed.

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