Statistics

The very latest facts, figures and SME statistics.

‘Spouse Power’ the secret small business support system

Partners in profit – how unpaid, unseen workforce of spouses keeps many small businesses afloat.

By News Desk | 12th November 2008 at 14:28 | Read more ...

Company insolvencies rise steeply in Q3 2008

Businesses heading into insolvency increaes by over 10% during the third quarter of 2008.

By News Desk | 7th November 2008 at 13:21 | Read more ...

Christmas isn’t cancelled – the office party goes on

Christmas isn’t cancelled despite the credit crunch as firms get festive.

By News Desk | 6th November 2008 at 18:23 | Read more ...

September 08 retail sales fall

Retail sales on the slide as retailers small and large suffer as shoppers stay home.

By News Desk | 23rd October 2008 at 11:18 | Read more ...

Home Business Report 2008 – spare room startups confident in face of crunch

16% rise in confident home based businesses which see a bright future despite the gloom

By News Desk | 15th October 2008 at 14:30 | Read more ...

Shoppers hit the high street despite credit crunch

September sees one last impulse buy on the high street from shoppers as retailers prepare for tough times.

By News Desk | 3rd October 2008 at 15:22 | Read more ...

Fuel price hikes dampen spending for SMEs

Prices at the pumps lead to cost cutting by UK small businesses.

By News Desk | 2nd October 2008 at 17:15 | Read more ...

Birmingham SME crime hotspot as Business Crime Index shows 10% rise

Increase in crimes against small businesses set to worsen in second half of 2008.

By News Desk | 9th September 2008 at 18:08 | Read more ...

UK Working Nation finds over 50s are happiest workers

Over 65s are the happiest to still be working, while 30-45s more prone to mid-life employment crisis.

By News Desk | 18th July 2008 at 11:43 | Read more ...

Northerners make more successful entrepreneurs than Southerners

North-South divide is alive and well among UK entrepreneurs according to research.

By News Desk | 2nd May 2008 at 12:27 | Read more ...

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