Research figures from a report by Grant Thornton showed that mid-sized businesses contributed £262bn to UK GDP in 2014 with a predicted £413bn contribution annually to the UK economy by 2020.
British SMEs are showing the rest of Europe how it's done with 20% more SMEs expecting to export by 2016
Government export target under threat as many SMEs say they're held back by a lack of support and financial concerns
UK exports for SMEs set to be boosted as postgraduate students are recruited to help overcome language and cultural barriers
Demand for British products may be high but many SMEs aren’t taking the leap into exports. It needn’t be as complicated as business owners often think
Research from EY shows that entrepreneurs expect coming years to compound recent growth but attracting talent remains a sticking point
Better targeted support from the government could help SMEs and startups grow, says MCA Think Tank
The government wants more entrepreneurs and private sector jobs and it appears targets are being hit. But how much of this is down to its own support for businesses?