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Liz Barclay answers your questions about late payment

Join Small Business Commissioner Liz Barclay on September 9 for a special Twitter Q&A using the hashtag #AskSBCommissioner

News

BBC journalist Liz Barclay appointed small business commissioner

Barclay has long history of campaigning for the rights of consumers and small business owners

News

Big companies must pay small business suppliers within 30 days

Companies will have to pay 95% of small businesses within 30 days, down from 60 days

Accounts & Tax

Small businesses spend hour and a half each day chasing late payments

UK SMEs are owed more than £50bn of late payments between them as big companies put off settling invoices

Accounts & Tax

Ex-small business commissioner blames Whitehall for pushing him out

Paul Uppal, who stepped down in October, says government ignored his office, which he says needs more resources to tackle scourge of late payments

Accounts & Tax

Large businesses could be fined for failing to pay SMEs on time

Government announces new £1m fund to help small businesses migrate to digital payments and invoicing, beefs up powers of Small Business Commissioner

Financing

Small Business Commissioner claws back £3.1m over last 6 months

Figures show that commissioner office is getting into its stride tackling one of the biggest problems affecting SMEs

Business management

Small Business Commissioner Q&A: Paul Uppal talks about late payments

Small Business Commissioner, Paul Uppal, explains how he deals with late payment claims to get you the money that you're owed.

Business management

Insolvency: government initiatives have failed small businesses

Insolvency has reached a near six-year high and it's hitting small businesses hard. Mark Gardner from Excello Law, explains how the government has failed.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience