Posts Tagged ‘smes’

Asset based finance seizes market share from bank overdrafts as vital source of funding for SMEs

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Value of small business asset based finance up by 3% in a year, while SME overdrafts down by 2% (more…)

HMRC Nets £468m in Crackdown on Small & Medium Sized Businesses

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Small businesses targeted to bring in extra revenue


Fund needed to plug impending SME finance shortfall

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

The government should create a new fund to plug an impending shortfall in the finance that is available to small businesses who are being turned down by commercial banks (more…)

For first time since 2012, SMEs are returning to external finance

Friday, March 4th, 2016

According to analysis of 100,000 interviews with SMEs carried out quarterly since 2011, Britain’s small and medium sized businesses are showing signs of migrating back to external finance (more…)

How digital SMEs are getting more NHS business

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

New online resource for SMEs looking to increase public sector contracts


Smaller Manufacturers Report Stable Start to Year

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

But expectations for the next quarter are more upbeat (more…)

Digital Dozing – a wake-up call on the potential of the web for SMEs

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

New study reveals small businesses are missing out on web potential with85% failing to make the most of their websites


SME growth ambition key to UK productivity puzzle

Monday, November 16th, 2015

UK productivity could be boosted by increasing exporting and innovation among small and medium sized firms.


New report finds smaller businesses are key to solving UK's 'productivity gap'

Monday, November 16th, 2015

As UK productivity levels have slowed, smaller businesses remain engines for growth.


SME Reaction: The Conservative Party Conference 2015

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

What will be the impact on SMEs of policies coming out of the Conservative Conference


SMEs paid out 63% of profits as dividends last year, up from 46%

Monday, September 28th, 2015

• Political uncertainty prior to general election meant that owner managed companies chose to extract more profits rather than retain or reinvest

• The new Treasury dividend tax regime will make the situation worse (more…)

SMEs slack on cash flow forecasting and chasing debt

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Majority of SMEs have a business plan, but many still slack on cash flow forecasting and chasing late payments (more…)