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Category Archives:SMEs

Businesses to be named and shamed under proposed new late payment system

A newly proposed traffic light system could be used to put a spotlight on businesses with track records of late payments. Read More

New Government service has helped 200,000 start-up businesses

Since the Streamlined Company Registration Service was launched last year, more than 200,000 start-ups have used the service. Read More

Uncertainty stalling UK economic growth, warns BCC report

UK growth is stagnating as a result of heightened Brexit uncertainty and other economic pressures, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned. Read More

New reporting measures governing top executive pay come into force

New regulations come into force today, 02 January 2019, to make companies “justify their pay” for top bosses, the Government has revealed. Read More

New to exporting? Get a head start with Tradeshow Access Programme funding

Applications are now open for UK businesses to apply for grants to attend international trade shows and export their products around the world. Read More

UK SME bosses don’t switch off over Christmas

According to a recent survey conducted by Vistaprint, more than half of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) bosses and decision-makers in the UK will be working on Christmas day. Read More

SMEs spending billions on debt recovery services

The UK’s late payment culture is costing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) billions of pounds each year, new research has revealed. Read More

SME decision-makers are ‘wasting two days a week’ on administrative processes

A new study published this week reveals that UK small businesses bosses and decision-makers are ‘wasting’ anywhere up to two full days every week managing workplace processes and administrative procedures. Read More

UK exports jump in 2018, figures reveal

The number of businesses exporting goods in the UK has increased to 110,000, new figures reveal. Read More

HMRC urging businesses to prepare for potential no-deal Brexit

Ahead of Britain’s upcoming departure from the European Union (EU), HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is warning businesses about the necessary steps they need to take to prepare for the unlikely event of a no-deal Brexit. Read More

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