In their wish list for the 2013 Budget, the Federation of Small Businesses urges the government to simplify the tax system and boost funding.
Beer? Shampoo? Flexibility? Employers have come up with some rather unconventional benefits to keep their staff happy and themselves out of the red.
Charlie Mullins agrees with Yahoo!'s new policy and says that working from home is bad for nurturing business relationships.
In the long term, stress is considered to not only affect the physical and mental health of employees, but the business as well. Just over a quarter of SMEs state that these issues are indeed having a negative impact on overall business performance.
An effective whistleblowing system is like a protective wall around a business, but very difficult to implement.