SMEs could be in a stronger position to win lucrative public-sector contracts after a damning Parliamentary report into the ineffectiveness of large strategic suppliers.
With the government, banks and Carillion unable to come to an agreement over the weekend, the firm’s demise should prompt a rethink on contract distribution.
According to the Federation of Small Businesses, (FSB), there was a record of 5.5 million private sector businesses at the start of 2016.
The Reporting on Payment Practices and Performance Regulations programme has come into force. This is a crucial step to help tackle the late payments issue that has been a consistent drain on smaller firms and suppliers.
The government and Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) are being held by the Treasury committee to task over the projections made for the financial impact of Making Tax Digital to small businesses.
With business broadband connectivity being a major problem for many across the UK, we asked the FSB for some insight into the space.
With the referendum vote having hit UK confidence, chancellor Philip Hammond’s first autumn statement needs to be filled with support.
Richard Owen from Your Business Money explains how firms can save thousands by switching bank accounts and getting the best deals to suit their needs.
A survey from the Institute of Directors (IoD) following the May general election has uncovered a desire for swift action on cutting the deficit and improving infrastructure.
Despite a continuing push to make Government services more accessible, many small businesses are struggling to access export support schemes, according to a survey published today.
A first-of-its-kind survey ranking Britain's business banks was launched today.
More small businesses are showing more of an appetite to export than ever before, claims research released by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) today.