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SMEs: how to avoid falling at the first hurdle

SMEs: how to avoid falling at the first hurdle

According to the BBC, new research suggests finance and a lack of experience and guidance are the biggest hurdles faced by those dreaming of becoming their own boss.  We see many statistics about the failure rate of start up businesses, but the general consensus is...

SMEs under (cyber) attack

Whilst any company that holds customer data runs the risk of being hacked, SMEs are at a much greater risk of being cyber attacked than larger corporations – as if they weren’t up against it enough as it is! When a huge multinational company comes under threat from...

Cost cutting for entrepreneurs

According to a recent article in the Independent, 70% of would-be entrepreneurs are daunted by the possibility of not succeeding. Fear of failure is understandable, but mistakes are inevitable when starting a business. In fact, some of the most successful...