SMEs seem to be undeterred by Brexit uncertainty as the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) records a sudden increase in funding enquiries during August. While the numbers are encouraging, could they suggest that small businesses are opening themselves up to repayment problems further down the line?
The US Federal Reserve (FR) has raised interest rates by 0.25 per cent for the first time in nearly ten years. While a quarter of a per cent mightn't sound like much, the move is likely to have big implications for both British SMEs and the global economy as a whole.
From the rolling out of a digital tax platform to the introduction of an apprenticeship levy, Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement contained plenty of revelations that will impact British SMEs. Is the next fiscal year looking good?