Saying and doing are two different things, as proven by the UK's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), whose lack of data security measures is putting their organisations at risk, according to a new study.
The extent and variety of UK organisations that have been subjected to cyber attacks has caught the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) by surprise, its director general for cyber security has admitted.
No matter what your business is you’re likely to benefit from having a local presence, whether that’s selling direct to consumers or trying to entice the right types of candidates to work for you. Therefore having a local presence is an absolute must for any forward thinking small business.
You may have heard in the news that Insurance Premium Tax has been increased by the government. Announced during the Chancellors Budget, the tax will rise from 6% to 9.5% in November 2015. It is expected to generate £1.75bn per year for the Treasury.
It’s a known fact of running a small business that it requires passion, dedication and a lot of man hours from the owner of the business to find success. Yet few small business owners would consider personal wellbeing when weighing up the success factors of their business.