Tags: SME

Local councils preventing SMEs from growing

According to new research by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), local business growth is being jeopardised by council’s decisions. Five-hundred SMEs were surveyed, and the results showed that one in five UK small and medium sized enterprises feel that decisions made by their local councils are having a detrimental impact on their business.…

SMEs get equality advice

Small businesses in the West Midlands gathered for the first in a series of regional events about workplace equality. The SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) roadshow, organised by the British Chambers of Commerce and the Government Equalities Office, aims to promote a better understanding of what equality legislation requires. The first of the 10 breakfast…

A new business support programme for start-ups and small and medium-sized (SMEs) manufacturing companies which aims to help the environment has been launched in Cambridge. The £2.25m programme aims to create more than 140 new jobs as well as helping firms take a sustainable approach to all aspects of their business. The ‘Practical and Innovative…