Skills Shortage in Small Businesses

Skills Shortage in Small Businesses

The FT is reporting that one of the main concerns of small businesses is the lack of available skills in the staff who are able and available to work for them. Although very well educated upon joining the workforce, many graduates and apprentices lack actual real...
Small Business Confidence Hits High

Small Business Confidence Hits High

In a report in City AM, the latest small business index from the Federation of Small Businesses showed solid growth over the last three months, whilst investment and growth hit their highest level since the introduction of the of the index in 2010....

Small Businesses Back to Pre Reccession Level

A very positive  article in the Financial Times is reporting that small businesses are now performing at the same rate they were before the recession. Small businesses are still the main source of jobs for the unemployed and economic growth, and now that full recovery...

Small Businesses Make Can Make the Best Brands

A lovely article published in todays Guardian talks about the importance of branding and how, as a small businesses (which is often friend and family run), are in a position to build the best and strongest brands because of the unique history and values they hold. A...