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SME Summer 2015 is out now

July 24, 2015

SME Summer 2015 is out now

SME's Summer 2015 edition is out now, covering a wide range of topics from the budget to social media. Highlights from this edition include...

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How should SMEs prioritise growth?

August 19, 2015

How should SMEs prioritise growth?

Alternative finance, fresh talent or management shake-up – what should be the focus for a growing ...

Infographic: Road to Brexit

August 13, 2015

Infographic: Road to Brexit

SME charts the often turbulent course of Britain’s relationship with the European Union, from bein...

Britain and the EU: SMEs speak out on Brexit

August 10, 2015

Britain and the EU: SMEs speak out on Brexit

The UK public may be able to vote on an in/out referendum on EU membership as soon as June 2016. H...

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August 28, 2015

CBI/BDO report calls for tax incentives for savers to support MSBs

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and the accountancy firm BDO have released a report calling on the governm...

August 27, 2015

The culture of late payments

Dealing with late payments can cause a significant number of problems for SMEs, but is it a cultural problem?

August 27, 2015

Employers of illegal migrants could face up to five years

The Immigration Bill due to be introduced this autumn will introduce changes to the legal defence for businesses using...

August 27, 2015

Periscope expert Alex Pettitt to speak at Social Day 2015

Champion Periscoper Alex Pettitt has been confirmed as a guest speaker at this year’s Social Day 2015 social media for...

August 26, 2015

Currency risks cause for concern for SMEs

Currency risks have topped a list of concerns for UK SMEs when it comes to international commerce, according to a surv...

August 25, 2015

SMEs put their faith in millennials

Nine in ten SMEs believe that ‘future growth relies on millennials’ but that recruiting them presents unique challenge...

August 25, 2015

Crown rep for SMEs steps down

The Cabinet Office’s Crown representative for SME suppliers, Stephen Allott, is leaving his post for a new role develo...

August 24, 2015

The Economic Outlook for SMES – Barclays

SME asked the UK banks for their six-month economic outlook. This week, Adam Rowse, head of business banking at Barcla...

August 24, 2015

Growth in 'new stage' of recovery

Employment and wage statistics show a "new stage of recovery" according to the Institute of Directors.

August 21, 2015

Fall in language GCSEs spells bad news for recruitment

The falling number of students sitting language GCSE and A-level exams is harmful for business.

August 20, 2015

Corporate responsibility for SMES

Natasha Mudhar, MD and CEO of Sterling Media discusses the importance of being aware of corporate responsibility and w...

August 20, 2015

Local planning authorities costing SMEs millions

Local planning authorities could be costing smaller house building businesses millions.

August 19, 2015

How should SMEs prioritise growth?

Alternative finance, fresh talent or management shake-up – what should be the focus for a growing business, asks Jamie...

August 19, 2015

London SMEs have largest savings

A survey by Hampshire Trust Bank reveals Greater London SMEs hold more than £500m in business savings accounts.

August 18, 2015

SMEs confident about future prospects

SMEs are becoming increasingly confident about the future of their business.

August 17, 2015

Women less likely to fail at starting businesses

Female entrepreneurs are less likely to have failed in setting up a business than men.

August 14, 2015

The Economic Outlook for SMEs - Lloyds

SME asked the UK banks for their six-month economic outlook. This week, Gareth Oakley, MD for SME banking at Lloyds Ba...

August 14, 2015

Clear calling policies not observed

Two thirds of firms are not complying with Ofcom's Clear Calling