10 Micro-Enterprise, SME, Business Factoids

10 Micro-Enterprise, SME, Business Factoids

The British are coming... the British are coming..... 95% of UK Businesses can be described as Micro-enterprises (having less than ten employees) UK Micro-Business accounts for nearly one fifth of the economy UK Micro-Businesses generate £613,266m turnover for the UK economy UK small and medium sized enterprise accounts for 99.9% of the total number of [...]
November 2011 Noteworthy News

November 2011 Noteworthy News

The average private sector pay award given to employees of 2.6% is half the most recent inflation figure, Income Data Services has shown, whilst a snapshot of FTSE 100 Directors showed a 42% rise as average rising to 49% when adding in other Directors. Any spending bonuses on homes abroad should be aware of  a [...]
There`s More Than One Way To Skin A Business

There`s More Than One Way To Skin A Business

  Sometime in the 80’s, John left school and started general jobbing for a local builder. By the early part of the 21st Century he’d worked through the slowdown of the 90’s  and had his own small construction business, employed several people and did some property development.  A tidy business, but it didn’t manage to [...]