New research finds why SME workers are highly likely to quit their job over work stress.
New data analysis shows that SME employment growth much exceeds that of big business.
New research finds that small to mid-size businesses (SMB) face the challenge of keeping their business secure whilst adhering to the needs and expectations of the modern workforce.
64% of managers believe their employees feel valued. In fact, just 46% of employees say they are.
The job market is more competitive than ever throughout the UK and new research has revealed that SMEs are struggling to find enthusiastic young candidates for roles, with many not even having any previous work experience.
Just 14 per cent of UK SMEs claim productivity is not an issue, new research reveals.
47 per cent of millennials think SMEs are the ideal business size to work for, more than double the 19 per cent who believe larger companies are the ideal size.
GRiD, the industry body for group risk, is highlighting that SMEs, advisers and insurers should not ‘assume knowledge’ on each other’s behalf, and that a truly open conversation will be significantly advantageous for both employers and their staff.
SMEs are optimistic about the future but acutely conscious of the mounting cost pressures that stand in the way of sustainable growth
New research* from AXA PPP healthcare reveals that it costs SMEs nearly £30,000, on average, to replace an employee, with employers looking to focus on employee wellbeing in 2017 to help lower the likelihood of having to recruit new people to replace those who’ve left their business.
Time-poor small businesses struggling with burden of HR administration are leaving themselves at risk, report finds
Figures released by the government have shown an increase in the value of government business being won by small and medium sized enterprises, the Cabinet Office has said. Ministers set out an aspiration from the early days of the coalition government to give 25 per cent of public sector business to SMEs. The aim, especially…
It is now less than 10 weeks until 1.4 million UK businesses will have to start complying with new legislation from HMRC concerning Real Time Information (RTI). RTI is regarded as the biggest change to payroll since PAYE was introduced in 1944, with employers having to start submitting data to HMRC every time a payroll…
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.…
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…