Medium-sized businesses employ 7.6 million people compared with the FTSE 350 and smaller businesses who employ 6.9 million and 1.6 million respectively.
In the UK business landscape, it’s the big and small organisations that grab the headlines. All too often mid-sized companies are overlooked, but these firms have big corporate ambitions and are the next enterprises in waiting.
The UK government is being urged to offer tax breaks to savers who invest in medium-sized businesses (MSBs) to create a British Mittelstand.
LDC has announced plans to invest £1.2bn into the UK's medium-sized businesses over the next three years.
Despite making up just 0.5 per cent of UK businesses, medium-sized businesses (MSBs) account for a fifth of employment and 25 per cent of UK turnover. In 2013 it was believed that a disturbing gap in export finance was shackling the international ambitions of MSBs and could damage the UK economy’s long-term prospects. This pattern seems to have shifted.
SMEs are set to benefit from mid-market firms’ decisions to reshore business functions, as companies fail to realise the benefits of moving abroad.
Medium-sized businesses (MSBs) are the “unsung heroes of the recovery,” employing 16 per cent of the workforce despite accounting for just 1.8 per cent of all businesses, according to a CBI report published today.
Many of the UK's Mid-sized businesses feel they should be dealt with separately from small companies, according to research released today.
Mid-sized companies in Europe are struggling to meet their financing needs. Turning to alternative funding sources, the "squeezed middle" needs to raise up to €3.5tn in debt funding over the next five years.
International growth in online sales will outpace domestic online growth soon, a new report finds. The UK's mid-sized business are embracing international opportunities particularly rapidly, thus driving online retail abroad forward.
A recent survey of business owners found that better information management and greater work flexibility are the top priorities for SMEs this year.
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