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7 in 10 SMEs expect revenues to shrink or stand still in 2017 - Business MattersBusiness Matters;

7 in 10 SMEs expect revenues to shrink or stand still in 2017 - Business MattersBusiness Matters

Business MattersBusiness Matters7 in 10 SMEs expect revenues to shrink or stand still in 2017Business MattersBusiness MattersNew figures show that 51 per cent of UK SMEs think the government is not doing enough to help businesses grow, with 71 per cent of small businesses expecting their revenues to either fall or stand still in 2017. inShare0 Tweet ...and more »

SMEs see little cheer ahead in new year - The New Paper;

SMEs see little cheer ahead in new year - The New Paper

The New PaperSMEs see little cheer ahead in new yearThe New PaperSmall- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are pessimistic about the first six months of next year and expect a reduction in both turnover and profitability, according to a survey released yesterday. The gloomy mood generated a reading of 49.8 on a ...and more »

Australian SMEs are feeling optimistic going into 2017, says latest Westpac survey - Anthill online;

Australian SMEs are feeling optimistic going into 2017, says latest Westpac survey - Anthill online

Anthill onlineAustralian SMEs are feeling optimistic going into 2017, says latest Westpac surveyAnthill onlineThe Westpac-Melbourne Institute SME Index (SME Index), which examines the economic health of Australian small and medium sized enterprises, has revealed a significant improvement in business confidence, shifting from 95.6 in Q3 2016 to 100.7 in Q4 ...and more »

S'pore SMEs pessimistic about prospects for first half of 2017 - Enterprise Innovation;

S'pore SMEs pessimistic about prospects for first half of 2017 - Enterprise Innovation

Enterprise InnovationS'pore SMEs pessimistic about prospects for first half of 2017Enterprise InnovationSmall and medium enterprises in Singapore are pessimistic about their prospects for the first half of 2017 and expect a reduction in both their turnover and profitability. The latest SBF-DP SME... SMBAsia. 36% of S'pore employers plan to increase ...and more »

Singapore SMEs turn gloomy as they welcome 2017 - Singapore Business Review;

Singapore SMEs turn gloomy as they welcome 2017 - Singapore Business Review

Singapore Business ReviewSingapore SMEs turn gloomy as they welcome 2017Singapore Business ReviewFor the first time in 7 years, small and medium enterprises in Singapore fear that 2017 will bring more woes. According to the latest index compiled by Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and DP Information Group which surveyed more than 3,600 SMEs, ...and more »

SMEs see little cheer ahead in new year - AsiaOne;

SMEs see little cheer ahead in new year - AsiaOne

AsiaOneSMEs see little cheer ahead in new yearAsiaOneSmall and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are pessimistic about the first six months of next year and expect a reduction in both turnover and profitability, according to a survey released yesterday. The gloomy mood generated a reading of 49.8 on a ...and more »

Small UK Firms Face Hurdles but Remain Optimistic - EcommerceBytes

Small UK Firms Face Hurdles but Remain OptimisticEcommerceBytesThe fourth quarter SME Growth Tracker, a report by Capital Economics commissioned by Amazon UK and Enterprise Nation that assesses growth prospects and views on the broader UK economy from small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), finds that ...and more »

SME sentiment sinks past neutral point to all-time low of 49.8 - THE BUSINESS TIMES;

SME sentiment sinks past neutral point to all-time low of 49.8 - THE BUSINESS TIMES

THE BUSINESS TIMESSME sentiment sinks past neutral point to all-time low of 49.8THE BUSINESS TIMESThe latest SBF-DP SME Index, which measures the business sentiment of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), has dipped to an all-time low of 49.8. PHOTO: BUSINESS TIMES. Singapore. THE latest SBF-DP SME Index, which measures the ...and more »

SMEs pessimistic about first half of 2017: Survey - TODAYonline

SMEs pessimistic about first half of 2017: SurveyTODAYonlineDespite the overall pessimism, the SBF-DP SME Index recorded 'modest optimism' in expectations of business expansion, capital investment and hiring. TODAY file photo. mail · print. View all 0 comments ...and more »

Small businesses expect revenues to shrink in 2017 - SmallBusiness.co.uk;

Small businesses expect revenues to shrink in 2017 - SmallBusiness.co.uk

SmallBusiness.co.ukSmall businesses expect revenues to shrink in 2017SmallBusiness.co.ukThree quarters of SMEs expect revenues to shrink or stand still in the next 12 months, a new study reveals. COMMENT. Just over half of SMEs say the government is not doing enough to help them grow. Owen Gough. Leading commercial insurer RSA ...and more »

UK Entrepreneurs Need Support Post-Referendum But Helping Them Is No Simple Matter - Forbes;

UK Entrepreneurs Need Support Post-Referendum But Helping Them Is No Simple Matter - Forbes

ForbesUK Entrepreneurs Need Support Post-Referendum But Helping Them Is No Simple MatterForbesGovernments the world over are failing to go into bat for small and medium sized businesses, according to research from accountancy software company Sage. In a survey of 5,500 companies across 19 countries, 63% of respondents said they were unaware ...and more »