‘Brexit Day’ has arrived. Will it trigger positive new change or another year of indecision and delay for small businesses and exporters?
Once upon a time, Google’s Kim Spalding owned a winery with her husband. Today, she brings her experience to the multinational firm where they’re providing digital tools to help small businesses grow.
The government reckons there’s 1.3m SMEs in the UK. Do the sums and that means they make up 99.5 per cent of all businesses.
Today the chancellor Philip Hammond announced the Autumn Statement and unveiled a range of tax reforms and investments. Here’s what businesses had to say about the statement.
With the average UK SME owner waiting 72 days before the invoices they send out are settled, innovative fintech player Ormsby Street, one of the Everline Future 50 2016, provides a unique service for small firm bosses seeking to limit their exposure to the cash flow issues caused by late payment.
Free to use digital encyclopaedia Wikipedia has taken the step of blocking 381 editor accounts after it was found that each were charing “protection” money to look after the pages of small businesses.
The shadow business secretary spoke to Real Business at the launch of Small Business Saturday 2015, providing details on his ambitious aims for the annual day and why the event is instrumental in helping companies of all sizes prosper.
It's been said that small businesses were the ones to lead the UK out of the recession. Dubbed the “lifeblood of the economy”, it's not hard to see why the sector has been subject to so much government focus. But would we be looking at a slightly different picture if Britain only had a total of 100 businesses?
While corporate finance houses have made a pretty penny selling businesses for decades now, a new online option is threatening to turn the advisor sector on its head.
Enterprise advisor Lord Young has today published a review on “the changing face of business over the past five years”. In it he heralds the beginning of the small business 'golden era'.
The British public has urged the next government to crack down on big businesses squeezing the life out of SMEs.
The Supper Club MD Jane Gomez gives her opinion on the recent Start Up Loans funding commitment and explains what must be done to support the next stage of growth – scale-ups.