Tag

SMEs

Business Technology

How to choose a cybersecurity solution for your small business

The frequency of cyberattacks is rising, with 39 per cent of businesses reporting cybersecurity breaches over the last 12 months

News

Half of small businesses operating below capacity

Half of small firms not expecting growth this year as rising costs and supply chain disruption impact business

News

How Spring Statement 2022 affects small business

How will Spring Statement 2022 affect your small business? Analysis and insight into what Wednesday's announcements by Chancellor Rishi Sunak mean for Britain's 5.5m small businesses

Management

Help to Grow: Management wants expert volunteers

The business department will rely on volunteers not business schools to deliver 1:1 mentorship to 30,000 small businesses. And it's looking for an outsourced management company to be paid £8m a year to deliver this now volunteer-driven programme

Blog

Rishi must protect SMEs from soaring energy costs

Unlike the public, there is no cap on what businesses have to pay for energy. And with the war in Ukraine, those energy bills are going to go stratospheric

Export & Import

One year on, Brexit deal gets massive thumbs-down

More than three quarters of small businesses that export to Europe say the EU trade deal has not helped them grow sales

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

Partner content

16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

Partner content

Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

Partner content

Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

Partner content

Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks