Supporting SMEs

The UK is home to more than five million SMEs who provide work for more than 24 million people – a huge proportion of the workforce in the UK. Upskilling employees and developing new ideas is at the heart of what they do, but uncertainties around Brexit are posing a significant challenge to their time and resources.

Growing up is hard to do. For businesses that aim do good as well as make profit, it’s a sentiment they are all too familiar with.

HSBC said on Wednesday it will offer rebates and fee reductions for small and medium-sized companies in Hong Kong, as the city’s economy struggles.

France will test run for a month measures it has prepared for Britain’s exit from the European Union so that companies are fully prepared ahead of Britain leaving at the end of October, including if it goes with no withdrawal deal, a government minister said on Friday.

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