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SME Spring 2015 is out now

January 23, 2015

SME Spring 2015 is out now

SME's Spring 2015 edition is out now, covering a wide range of topics from what the budget to social media.

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Podcast: Regulation in the private investigator industry

June 16, 2015

Podcast: Regulation in the private investigator industry

The private investigator sector is plagued by stereotypes. Chris Dent, owner of investigative comp...

Blog: Streamlining customer experience

June 15, 2015

Blog: Streamlining customer experience

Customer experience is the new competitive battleground in business. Defined as the sum of all int...

SME Snapshot: Vintage Vibe

June 15, 2015

SME Snapshot: Vintage Vibe

Cousins Wendy Thomas and Lisa Williamson started Vintage Vibe with only £50 each. Featured in the ...

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July 07, 2015

Predictions for the summer budget

There is much speculation surrounding the Summer budget due to be announced on the 8th July. While it is by no means G...

July 07, 2015

Pensions reforms raise questions

A third of employers have seen their younger employees seeing advice on their pension.

July 02, 2015

Budget needs to encourage growth and jobs

The budget must help small businesses seize new opportunities and create jobs claims the FSB.

July 01, 2015

Blog: Guiding SMEs through shared parental leave

Changes in employment law regarding shared parental leave were implemented from April 5th (2015). Tom Neil ACAS guidan...

June 29, 2015

Budget needs to simplify tax

Tax and employment legislation should be simplified as part of the budget according to research.

June 26, 2015

SMEs missing out on millions

SMEs could be missing out on millions of pounds of savings interest due to a lack of knowledge surrounding business sa...

June 25, 2015

Exporting SMEs expect sales increase in year ahead

Small and medium-sized businesses which export, believe international sales will increase in the next 12 months.

June 24, 2015

Twitter looks to help SMEs

Twitter has set a firm goal of helping small and medium businesses to increase their visibility both online and of...

June 24, 2015

SMEs need to ensure pensions governance

Small and medium businesses need to do more to ensure their pension schemes's governance processes are in line with Th...

June 23, 2015

The guide to managing employee sickness

Employee absence from work is often difficult to manage, particularly for smaller businesses and SMEs. 

June 23, 2015

Lack of leadership causes high staff turnover

Four out of ten workers agree that lack of leadership in the work-place has caused them to leave their job. 

June 22, 2015

Employee benefits should be communicated

Small and medium businesses need to educate and encourage employees to make use of their employee benefits.

June 22, 2015

One in five ashamed of employers

 A fifth of Britons have been ashamed of the people that they work for according to recent research.

June 18, 2015

Business fail to monitor finances carefully

 More than half of UK micro-businesses are failing to monitor their financial information effectively, new research from...

June 17, 2015

Businesses need to develop internal talent

Over 75% of organisations have reported skills shortages and recruitment difficulties in the past year according to re...

June 16, 2015

Podcast: Regulation in the private investigator industry

The private investigator sector is plagued by stereotypes. Chris Dent, owner of investigative company GH Consultancy d...

June 16, 2015

Case Study: GH Consultants

GH consultants Ltd is a specialist private investigations company. Split into two parts it covers a wide range of inve...

June 15, 2015

Blog: Streamlining customer experience

Customer experience is the new competitive battleground in business. Defined as the sum of all interactions a customer...