SMEs - Small and medium-sized enterprises
Resources for small and medium-sized businesses.
Legal news for business
Resources for SMEs including the latest government support schemes and information on smaller business issues.
Duty on large companies to report on payment practices and policies
The passing of the SME and Employment Act has imposed a new duty to report on payment policies.
Is the future of LEPs any clearer?
The Spending Review on 25 June included the amount that Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) will receive for 2015/16 and outlined the commitment for the following five years. But it could all change after the 2015 election. For fuller details see the attached summary.
Toolkit to improve credit collections
The Institute of Credit Management (ICM) has launched a new toolkit for collections as part of its online services (icmOS), which includes template letters and a series of interactive tools covering the major areas of credit risk assessment and collections techniques.
New website to find finance
A new website – Business Finance for You - brings into one place a wide range of finance providers across Britain.