News for SME
Monday, April 22, 2013
SMES to receive lending boost
George Osborne is set to boost lending for SMEs as the government seek to push economic growth, with an extension to the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) run by the Bank of England.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
SME initiative reaches £100 million contract milestone
Over £100 million worth of contracts have been awarded to SMEs under the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI).
Monday, June 25, 2012
Government SME scheme fails to stem borrowing
The flagship National Loan Guarantee Scheme, initiated to as a means to provide SME’s with affordable low interest loans has failed to see a reduction of interest rates on business loans.
Monday, May 21, 2012
CloudStore 2.0 goes live
The delayed second iteration of the Government CloudStore has gone live, providing a list of 1,700 cloud-based products and services from over 250 vendors.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
UK SMEs to receive £40m from government backed fund
£62.9 million has been raised by Notion Capital to invest in high growth European cloud and SaaS SMEs, £40m of this is to be injected directly into UK SMEs
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Business and Professional Services Sector Performing Better Than Expected, says CBI.
Despite the tough marketplace of the past quarter, numbers employed in Business & Professional Services grew (+10%) for a fourth quarter running, defying expectations of a decline (-11%). Firms expect headcount to continuing rising at a similar pace in the coming three months (a balance of +8%). And the slowdown is not as rapid as previously predicted. Over the past three months business volumes declined at a slower pace (-11%) than had been expected (-20%). The decline in business values was more marked (-31%).
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Freelancer.com becomes largest global outsourcing website
SMEs embrace globalisation as microsourcing trend takes off
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