Export Target of £1 trillion by 2020

Export Target of £1 trillion by 2020

Thisismoney reports that a recent Government initiative focuses on small businesses as a means of upping the level of export trade from UK to other countries. The Government would like to see an income of £1 trillion from export trade by 2020. This is a large shift in...
Small Businesses Lack Exit Strategy

Small Businesses Lack Exit Strategy

An article in the Echo explains that small businesses lack an exit strategy. Although it is inevitable that business owners will eventually leave, sell or hand over their business, making this move will be difficult without a...
Late Payments to Small Business “unacceptable”

Late Payments to Small Business “unacceptable”

An article on the BBC News website identifies a culture of bullying by bigger firms dealing with smaller firms in the form of late payments. A power imbalance between large and small companies means that larger firms who buy from smaller companies have the power to...