The annual Sage Business Index surveyed over 11,000 small and medium sized businesses in 17 countries and found that businesses across the world are now more confident than they have been for three years.
Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 13 May 2014 | Business Area: Business Intelligence
As the sun finally shone this summer, along with it came the positive news that the CBI raised its growth forecasts. Designed for finance professionals, this guide provides 7 steps which can be applied to your business, to make sure you're in the best shape to embrace the positive economic outlook.
Company: Exchequer | Published: 12 September 2013 | Business Area: Business Intelligence
The BDO Monthly Trends Indices are ‘polls of polls' that pull together the results of all the main UK business surveys. The BDO Output Index rose to 93.0 in March, its first increase in three months. Businesses confidence amongst UK firms improved, but confidence amongst manufacturers fell markedly... view abstract
Company: BDO Stoy Hayward | Published: 09 May 2013 | Business Area: Business Intelligence
BDO's latest business trends report paints a gloomy picture for the UK's economy, with weakening confidence within UK businesses pointing to economic contraction ahead. Download this report for insights into why confidence has fallen and why businesses are reluctant to hire and plan for growth.
Company: BDO Stoy Hayward | Published: 15 January 2013 | Business Area: Business Intelligence
The BDO Monthly Trends Indices are ‘polls of polls’ that pull together the results of all the main UK business surveys. Topics covered include: output; optimism; inflation and employment trends.
Company: BDO Stoy Hayward | Published: 25 October 2012 | Business Area: Market Data
In this report, Insight Marketing provides a list of the top eight financial threats accountancy practices currently face, plus the marketing solutions to solve these issues and keep your business expanding even during changing economic times.
Company: Insight Marketing | Published: 03 October 2011 | Business Area: Marketing Your Practice
This report for Centric Commercial Finance was produced by the Centre of Economics and Business Research (CEBR). It considers the role that asset-based lending, including invoice discounting, can play in ensuring the stability of many of the UK’s SMEs.
Company: Centric Commercial Finance | Published: 30 September 2011 | Business Area: SME Banking
Within this paper ICAEW looks at the results of their 2011 3rd quarter business confidence monitor with Grant Thornton, and how the increasingly difficult outlook for the global economy (particularly in Europe and the US over recent weeks) has added additional pressure to the faltering UK recovery.
Company: ICAEW | Published: 22 August 2011 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
This paper from KPMG investigates how some companies' immediate action to reduce costs and shore up balance sheets during the recession focused on chasing short-term benefits without due consideration of long-term sustainability.
Company: KPMG | Published: 03 August 2011 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
This paper shows the findings of the Procurement Leaders Network and Efficio’s joint survey regarding the effects of the current economic downturn on procurement.
Company: Efficio Ltd | Published: 07 July 2011 | Business Area: Consulting
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