Business owners across the country are being forced to face some pretty tough decisions as the economic onslaught shows few signs of improving anytime soon.
The UK mid-market is thoroughly unprepared for supply chain disruptions, despite significant losses last year. The London Olympics will be another endurance test.
We still have to pay for goods bought without our knowledge, apologise for errors we weren’t aware of and be subject to investigations where ignorance is often no defence within bounds of HR and Health and Safety.
Unemployment numbers might be rising, but Britain's mid-sized businesses are increasingly struggling to fill their vacancies. A lack of skilled employees is hampering growth.