March 2015

Royal Assent for the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment (SBEE) Act

The budget was followed last week by the Royal Assent for the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment (SBEE) Act. However, whether big companies take any real notice of paying SMEs on 30 day terms remains to be seen. The Act is silent on real detail. John Allan, national chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses […]


The high price of cheap UK labour

2014 saw the UK grow faster than any of the G7 countries, but at the cost of having one of the lowest productivities.  To quote the Economist “The French could take Friday off and still produce more than Britons do in a week…A British employee produces a fifth less than a French one, but he […]


How to get funding for the advice you need to grow your business

The government funded Growth Vouchers programme helps businesses get strategic business advice on: – Finance and cash flow – Recruiting and developing staff – Improving leadership and management skills – Marketing, attracting and keeping customers – Making the most of digital technology Some businesses will be randomly chosen to get a voucher of up to […]


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