Businesses have a lot on their plate at the moment, so cost cutting can slip down the agenda. Clive Lewis, ICAEW’s head of enterprise is here to explain how to make trimming the fat less painful
Mixed messages abound about the state of the economy. But with insolvencies down, it certainly looks as though things are heading in the right direction...
A decline in bank lending means small and medium-sized enterprises are struggling to secure the finance they need to start up and grow. But there are alternatives out there.
The market place is a picture of austerity and for SMEs the fight for survival is one fraught with difficulties. But add a reduction of available funding to the mix and things begin to look dire indeed.
With many people thinking about summer holidays, the deadline for self-assessment in the depths of winter seems a long way off.