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SMEs

News

Nearly 17% of small businesses at risk of insolvency

Research suggests British small businesses are in more vulnerable position than SMEs in Germany and France

Outlook

Future of small business is local, personal and about data

Data and working from home are going to transform small businesses, and the SME owner-director needs to be ahead of that curve

Export & Import

Top five tips for SME exporters in a post-Brexit world

Finding and selling to customers

Average small business makes £300,000 on Amazon

Outlook

Brexit puts more than third of UK small businesses at risk of closure

More than two fifths of UK SMEs claim that Brexit will or already has resulted in redundancies

Outlook

SMEs forecast to create 1.2m jobs in Britain over the coming year

With optimism coming from the vaccine rollout programme, UK SMEs expect to be hiring 1.2m staff over the next year

Financing

MarketFinance offers small business grants of £5,000 each

Small business owners have until December 31 to apply for first round of MarketFinance Business Booster Fund

Business Technology

Call for digital adoption fund to boost small business productivity

Tech start-ups call for a Singapore-style fund to help small businesses cover the cost of upgrading digital solutions, boosting the UK’s woeful productivity

Business management

7 biggest challenges SMEs face – and how to overcome them

Simon Willmett outlines the seven main challenges facing every small business, and offers ways to overcome them.

Business Technology

‘SMEs will become the norm’: how the business landscape is changing

We chat to Christal Bemont and Dafydd Llewellyn of SAP Concur about growing access to technology and how SMEs are shaping the business world.

Advice

The main challenges and opportunities for small businesses in 2018

Here, Simon Burckhardt of Vonage discusses the key issues that small business owners will face in the year to come.

Outlook

Small businesses in the UK worth an average of £90,000

The UK small business values are dropping – the average worth of a small business has fallen from £94,000 in 2016 to £90,000 in 2017.

Masterclass Series

Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

Partner content

PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves