According to the latest Citibase Confidence Index, SMEs are losing trust in the government’s ability to get a good deal out of Brexit negotiations. Citibase surveyed over 1,100 SMEs across […]
Bookkeeping and accounting in small businesses can end up making an almighty noise and taking up resources which should be employed elsewhere. How do small business owners relegate bookkeeping back […]
A recent study from business loan provider Esme, has revealed that one in five (22%) SME owners are struggling with hiring and retaining the right staff. One in ten admitted […]
With over 300 bank branch closures affected this week, it’s a bleak outlook for personal and business bank customers.
With no consistent salary to go on, many self-employed people including freelancers and contractors may believe that a mortgage is out of the question. However, it certainly can be done, […]
Ofgem’s State of the Energy Market Report 2017 shows that small and microbusinesses are still paying more for their energy, and not benefitting from market competition.
If, like many you’re taking the New Year as an opportunity to launch a new business, you may be wondering what to believe in the noisy world of advice. There […]
Nucleus Commercial Finance claim that the scale at which late payments affect SMEs is not just under-reported but also under-estimated, after its research revealed that on average, invoices are not […]
A new scheme run by Belfast City Council aims to give small business and social enterprise leaders time out and support to plan for business.
New research has revealed that rural SMEs who export are forecasting twice as much revenue growth and triple the jobs growth in the coming year as those who don’t export, […]