The Renaissance Of Blue-Collar SMEs: Adapting To The New Age
Technological innovations like AI, plus a pandemic, evolving consumer behaviors and global economic dynamics have vastly transformed the business landscape. One sector that's often overlooked in the flashy narrative of digital disruption is blue-...
Amazon hails SME export growth as key to economic innovation in anniversary report
Amazon has advocated greater support for SMEs as part of a series of recommendations designed to increase innovation across the economy in a recently published report. UK country manager John Boumphrey states in the report’s foreword th...
Almost 1 in 10 of scale-up businesses in the UK are in the manufacturing sector
OakNorth, the neobank for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs, has published new research with the Social Market Foundation, a cross-party think tank, revealing the outsized impact of scale-up businesses on the UK economy by region, country and sect...
American Express GBT sees focus on SMEs ‘pay off’
American Express Global Business Travel saw its revenue increase by 17 per cent year-on-year to $571 million in the third quarter, including a “significant contribution” from previously unmanaged SMEs. The TMC said that overall transac...
Cash flow is the leading challenge for SME business owners
Millbrook Business Finance has published the results of its latest survey of SME business owners. It found that for 48% of respondents, cash flow is the largest single challenge that their businesses are facing. This is followed by the cost-of-liv...