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

New 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 ...

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

Small- 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

Small 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 ...

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

For 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, ...

SMEs see little cheer ahead in new year - AsiaOne

Small 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 ...

Small UK Firms Face Hurdles but Remain Optimistic - EcommerceBytes

The 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

SMEs pessimistic about first half of 2017: Survey - TODAYonline

Despite 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 ...

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

Three 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 ...

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

Governments 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 ...