Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are not quite the punctual payers they think they are, according to a new study, with 69 per cent of finance managers admitting to being “frequent late payers”. Continue reading Small businesses admit to being late payers
According to a new study, almost three quarters (72 per cent) of established small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) believe that the UK is a great place to set up a new business. Continue reading Britain is ‘a great place to do business’, say SMEs
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) applies even at sea, the Government has warned, as businesses attempt to sail away from employment legislation. Continue reading HMRC sinks seafaring employers who fail to pay the National Minimum Wage
A fear of cybercrime among businesses has led to a boom in cyber insurance, according to a new report. Continue reading Cyber insurance on the rise, according to new report
Several pieces of research published in recent days suggest that Britain’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly struggling with maintaining workplace productivity – but how can this be improved? Continue reading How can SMEs improve workplace productivity?
From Saturday, businesses and service providers will no longer be allowed to levy a surcharge on credit and debit card purchases. Continue reading Businesses prepare for credit card charge ban
Industry publication startups.co.uk has asked its audience what is the biggest challenge their business is facing in 2018. Continue reading What are your obstacles to business success in 2018?
A large number of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are hoping to expand this year, while others are anticipating a boost in business revenues. Continue reading SMEs confident about growth
A recent poll has asked SMEs what they want to achieve in 2018, with most business owners planning to prioritise new websites, apps, and digital opportunities. Continue reading New year, new website? What businesses want in 2018
Concerns have been raised that late payments are having a negative impact on growth for many small businesses, after research found that almost two thirds (62 per cent) of invoices issued by UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in 2017 were paid late. Continue reading Small business growth hindered by late payments