When the UK launched Open Banking at the start of 2018, many business owners felt uncomfortable with the idea of sharing sensitive data about company finances with third parties.
Planning over months or years is less useful while COVID-19 remains a threat. It’s time leadership teams embrace agility in every aspect of business.
The pressures on SME owners from Covid-19 may have distracted them from allocating time to understanding their pension schemes.
With the government’s recent introduction of the Internal Market Bill, Brexit uncertainty has kicked up a notch.
As a business grows, takes on new clients, and brings in new staff, it naturally becomes more complex.
The big news from the past month was that the UK track & trace system fell down not because of some complicated programming error or foreign hacking but simply because they were working off an Excel spreadsheet that hit it’s limit of rows.
The impact of the pandemic has been severe for many pubs and retailers across the UK.
Strategic partnerships should be every entrepreneur’s priority right now to expand their customer base and strengthen their business against COVID-19 and Brexit.
The Start Up Loans programme was set up to kick-start entrepreneurship in the UK by providing funding to aspiring small business owners who might otherwise have struggled to access support.
SMEs are the backbone of any healthy economy; they drive growth, provide employment opportunities and open new markets.