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Keep up to date on the latest news and insights on topics affecting small businesses and individuals in the UK


Proud to support National Apprenticeship Week

Through the Close Brothers SME Apprentice Programme, our ASPIRE and Graduate programmes, and our internships with 10,000 Interns Foundation and UpReach, we are giving individuals the opportunity to realise their potential, bring innovation and develop the skills needed to kick start their careers.

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Autumn Statement recap: Key takeaways for SMEs

Back in November, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt unveiled the Government’s Autumn Statement. For small business owners, understanding the implications of these changes is crucial for navigating the evolving economic landscape.

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Close Brothers opens the market at the London Stock Exchange

On 24 July 2023 we opened the London Stock Exchange market for the first time in our 145-year history.

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Changing the story for children

Helping disadvantaged children to develop the reading skills and confidence they need for a fair chance in life, through our support with the Bookmark programme.

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Our work with Make-A-Wish Foundation

Giving children joy and hope, as well as strength to better fight their illnesses.

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Winterflood, part of Close Brothers Group provides market-making services to retail brokers, asset managers and institutional investors

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