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SME Auto-Enrolment Special Report

June 19, 2014

SME Auto-Enrolment Special Report

A specialist advice guide on automatic enrolment and what it means for your business.

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Are non disclosure agreements really worth it?

December 09, 2014

Are non disclosure agreements really worth it?

The short answer is yes. Catherine Gannon, managing partner of Gannons Law, explains why and when th...

Five ways to prevent unfair dismissal

December 02, 2014

Five ways to prevent unfair dismissal

Tips to help you follow the employment rules and prevent a costly employment tribunal for unfair dis...

Top tips to help SMEs prepare for the EU VAT changes

November 20, 2014

Top tips to help SMEs prepare for the EU VAT changes

Advice from HMRC to help affected businesses prepare for the January 2015 EU VAT changes.

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December 18, 2014

Q&A with David Ingram of small business Bring Digital

David Ingram, founder of boutique agency Bring Digital, talks about cashflow challenges for SMEs.

December 17, 2014

IFA and IPA unite to form world's largest SME-focused accountancy body

Members of UK accountancy institute IFA have voted in favour of merging with Australia’s IPA to form the world’s largest...

December 16, 2014

Managing energy consumption as your SME grows

Phil Scholes, director of SME Markets at Npower, explains how to effectively plan and manage energy consumption as your ...

December 15, 2014

Government skills funding opened up to engineering SMEs

From 12 December 2014 small and medium sized engineering firms can apply for government skills funding to help their bus...

December 15, 2014

Small businesses expect growth in 2015

A majority of 62 per cent of UK small firms expect to grow their business in the new year.

December 15, 2014

Did the bank wreck your business?

Have you suffered losses as a result of your bank’s actions? Here are some formal steps you could take.

December 11, 2014

Q&A with Charlie Davies of small business iGeolise

Charlie Davies, co-founder of web platform iGeolise, talks about the need for a rise in the personal tax limit.

December 11, 2014

Fifth of small businesses face supply chain bullying

FSB research found that 17 per cent of small businesses have faced supply chain bullying in the past two years.

December 10, 2014

Consider your supply chain relationships

If a business is to survive, it needs to consider the risk of being dependent on one or a small number of suppliers or c...

December 10, 2014

What does the right to request flexible working mean for SMEs?

Karen Fisher, partner at FPG, answers a reader question about flexible working and what an employer's obligations are.

December 09, 2014

Are non disclosure agreements really worth it?

The short answer is yes. Catherine Gannon, managing partner of Gannons Law, explains why and when they can be put to use...

December 09, 2014

Premier Foods backtracks on controversial supplier payment practice

Premier Foods has backtracked on a controversial policy of asking suppliers to pay in order to stay in business with the...

December 09, 2014

1,000 fastest growing UK MSBs generated £158bn in revenues last year

The 1,000 fastest-growing medium-sized businesses in Britain generated £158 billion in revenues last year and accounted ...

December 05, 2014

Is Funding for Lending an exercise in flogging a dead horse?

David Prosser wonders if the Funding for Lending extension announced in the Autumn Statement may be flogging a dead hors...

December 05, 2014

Half of Brits set to support Small Business Saturday

Nearly half (47 per cent) of Brits are supporting Small Business Saturday, taking place on 6 December.

December 05, 2014

Premier Foods "unfair" payment practices "could cripple small businesses"

The FSB has condemned Premier Foods for unfair payment practices and warned that it could cripple small businesses.

December 05, 2014

Q&A with Rahul Parekh of small business EatFirst

In this week's Q&A with a SME owner, SME Web speaks to Rahul Parekh, co-founder of small business EatFirst.

December 04, 2014

Compassionate leave: Are SME owners obliged to give time off?

Karen Fisher, partner at FPG, answers a reader question about compassionate leave and what the obligations are.

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