In the years since the 2007-8 financial crisis, the issue of access to finance for small and medium-sized enterprises has taken on a new prominence. This paper reviews a broad range of innovations in business financing and highlights examples of good practice in developed and emerging economies.
Company: ACCA | Published: 12 September 2014 | Business Area: Working Capital
Setting up and running your own business isn’t for the faint hearted. However, there is no excuse for making basic blunders. Sage's article highlights some of the most common pitfalls and how you can avoid them.
Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 19 May 2014 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
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
This short guide from IRIS arms you with reasons why clients should not take the new regulations as the green light to cut corners with their paperwork or to take on preparing their accounts themselves.
Company: IRIS | Published: 06 May 2014 | Business Area: Practice Management
In the absence of traditional sources of funding such as bank debt, SMEs are increasingly turning to Crowdfunding investment platforms to access growth capital. Download this article to find out more.
Company: Buzzacott | Published: 23 April 2014 | Business Area: SME Banking
This latest issue of SMEssentials provides articles on capital allowances changes in relation to property acquisition, research and development tax relief, the increase in National Minimum Wage, cyber security and data protection, and support for SMEs overseas.
Company: UHY Hacker Young Group | Published: 23 April 2014 | Business Area: Technology Trends
As digital communication becomes more prevalent, it is essential that accountants can deliver the services and accessibility that an SME expects. This white paper studies how accountants can overcome the challenges needed to evolve and how cloud technology can help ease the transition.
Company: Exact Software | Published: 31 March 2014 | Business Area: Cloud Computing
As an accountancy practice, it's one thing to think you know what services your clients need, but ask them directly and you might be surprised by their responses. Do you regularly ask your clients for feedback? This guide studies five of the most common things SMEs expect from their accountants.
Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 20 March 2014 | Business Area: Practice Management
This study investigates the value of the financial statements of small and medium-sized enterprises to trade creditors and trade credit intermediaries, including credit rating agencies and credit insurers. The research focuses on small and medium-sized unincorporated and incorporated enterprises.
Company: ACCA | Published: 12 March 2014 | Business Area: Financial Reporting
What online services are accountants already providing their SME clients? What more do these clients want and when do they expect it to be available? Read a summary of our survey results to find out - some findings may shock you!
Company: CCH, A Wolters Kluwer Business | Published: 06 March 2013 | Business Area: Finance and Accounting
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