More focus on MSMEs in new FTAs: Official
The medium and small enterprises are getting greater importance in the new free trade agreements (FTAs) that India is negotiating, a senior official said on Thursday. Through these deals, efforts are being made to address the handicaps the sector ...
UK Export Finance unveils extra support for SME exporters
UK Export Finance (UKEF) has announced today at its annual conference that it is introducing more flexible, fast-track financing for small businesses – making it easier than ever for UK firms to sell in international markets. More fast...
Australia’s new cyber offensive unveils sweeping resilience plan
SYDNEY: Australia will give cyber health checks for small businesses, increase cyber law enforcement funding and introduce mandatory reporting of ransomware attacks under a security overhaul announced on Wednesday after a spate of attacks. The fed...
SMEs at different stages of ESG journey, targeted help needed to reap benefits: Industry players
SINGAPORE – Singapore modular solar panel company Photovoltaic Foundry expects to see its revenue increase from $2 million to $3 million in 2023. That is a 50 per cent growth and the realisation of a dream six years in the making for the com...
SMEs struggling to report and act on sustainability, despite rising pressure
A survey by Sage, ICC, and PwC UK of over 16,000 SMEs highlights a disconnect: 83% prioritize sustainability but only 8% report on their impact. Reducing barriers could open up new financial avenues, growth, and employment opportunities for SMEs. Sag...