SMEs are essential employers

Small businesses are important for the job market, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Small businesses with less than 250 employees collectively employ about 1.3 million previously unemployed or underprivileged people per year. On the other hand, large firms with over 250 employees hire an average of under 130,000 new employees altogether. A […]

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Get mentoring says SFEDI

The Get Mentoring programme is all about micro and small businesses helping each other to get on and succeed. The SFEDI, or Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative, and a number of major trade associations and business representative bodies in the UK have formed this groundbreaking partnership with the aim of transforming the mentoring support that […]

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SME’s pushed towards recycling

A new charter has been created to improve access for SME’s, small and medium sized enterprizes, to recycling services and local council representatives and small businesses have already signed up to it. According to figures released by the Government,  SME’s created 30m tonnes of waste every year, and are achieving recycling rates of just over […]

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