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SME Autumn 2015 is out now

July 24, 2015

SME Autumn 2015 is out now

  The Autumn issue of SME is now available for downloading.   This issue includes: Beware the Breach - cyber security Rise and Fall -...

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The advantages of new energy legislation for SMEs

September 07, 2015

The advantages of new energy legislation for SMEs

Energy and water consultancy Utilitywise has launched a guide to help SMEs make sense of the new P...

Small Business Advice Week: The digital marketplace

September 04, 2015

Small Business Advice Week: The digital marketplace

Small Business Advice Week - Competing in the digital marketplace – the small changes that can mak...

Small Business Advice Week: Technology helps SMEs to keep up the cash flow

September 04, 2015

Small Business Advice Week: Technology helps SMEs to keep up the cash flow

By Mark Robinson, market business developer, Canon. In the final part of Mark Robinson’s advice s...

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December 18, 2015

News in brief: Christmas, Scottish Budget, finance

Nearly half (49%) of SME decision makers have worked on Christmas Day, according to Zurich’s latest SME Risk Index.

December 14, 2015

News in brief: asset finance, tax disputes, digital economy

New figures from the Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) show that asset finance new business (primarily leasing and...

December 11, 2015

News in brief: Christmas, skills gap, productivity

While only 47% of businesses will be offering their staff a Christmas bonus this year, 60% will be throwing a Christma...

December 04, 2015

News in brief: Big Data, information, online services

Over half of businesses have missed opportunities they didn’t see coming because they lacked accurate information at a...

December 03, 2015

News in brief: entrepreneurial spirit, Small Business Saturday, broadband

A quarter of adults in the UK wish they could start their own business in 2016 but many are held back by fear of perso...

December 02, 2015

That's mine - the road to success

That’s mine is a manufacturer of functional and stylish personalised embroidered gifts for babies, children and childr...

December 02, 2015

News in brief: start-ups, FSB, digital, accountancy

Appear Here has been crowned as the Simply Business Startups Business of the Year in a ceremony at the underground vau...

December 01, 2015

That's mine - gift ideas

That’s mine is a manufacturer of functional and stylish personalised embroidered gifts for babies, children and childr...

December 01, 2015

News in brief: resilience, legal, jobseekers

Resilience has been dubbed “indispensable for long-term growth” for eight in ten businesses, reports a study released ...

November 30, 2015

News in brief: apprenticeships, late payments, innovation

Following the Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement in the Autumn Statement that the Apprenticeships Levy is being ...

November 27, 2015

News: payments, think tanks, women, self-employment

A new study has found that UK banks charge SMEs nearly £4bn in hidden transfer fees each year to make international pa...

November 26, 2015

Risking the road to innovation

The majority of the UK private sector is made up of SMEs – regardless of industry, competition has never been fiercer....

November 26, 2015

News in brief: Entrepreneurs, Atom Bank, finance

There was a 27% increase in the number of business owners who used Entrepreneurs’ Relief to reduce the tax they paid o...

November 25, 2015

News in brief: apprenticeships, manufacturing, finance

Motor industry employers, including garages, dealerships and accident repair centres, have called on the Government to...

November 24, 2015

Tom Cridland: #30YearSweatshirt

Since its release earlier this year, Tom Cridland’s 30 Year Sweatshirt product has been receiving a lot of press and s...

November 23, 2015

Tom Cridland: the story so far

Tom Cridland is a British menswear brand, known for its luxury handmade clothing in unique colours and celebrity follo...

November 23, 2015

News in brief: overtime, National Living Wage, entrepreneurs

The UK's small and medium business owners have contributed £157 billion to the global after-hours economy (valued at £...

November 20, 2015

News in brief: finance, tax, apprenticeships

Verus360, the finance company set up to revolutionise funding for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is to part...