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Why should SMEs consider office sharing in the new business world 

For many SMEs who lease an office, being tied into a contract may seem costly, but one solution could be the rise in shared office space. Karl Breeze, CEO at Matrix Booking, outlines the benefits of shared offices and gives practical steps for adoption and showcases how SMEs can manage their...


SMBs embracing HR technology are better positioned to navigate Great Resignation 

UKG, a leading provider of HR, payroll and workforce management solutions for all people, has announced the results of a new study, with HR.com and the HR Research Institute, that may help explain why smaller businesses are recovering from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic more slowly...


EIB study highlights the impact of COVID-19 on African banks

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has published a unique analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on financing across Africa. The Finance in Africa 2021 report surveyed 78 leading banks and financing institutions active across sub-Saharan Africa to examine the impact of the pandemic on...


Which technologies should SMEs be prioritising as they plan their strategies for the coming year?

Gartner has announced the top strategic technology trends that organisations need to explore in 2022. Analysts presented their findings during Gartner IT Symposium/Xpo Americas. “With CEOs and boards striving to find growth through direct digital connections with customers,...


Scotiabank reports big opportunities for Canadian SMBs

Canada is expected to undergo the strongest economic expansion in decades, providing small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with new growth opportunities in the coming months. With a close key on COVID-19 cases, SMEs continue their path towards recovery with a promising growth outlook for the...


McMurray Stern: a major player in business efficiency and the industrial market hub with automation technology

For over 40 years, McMurray Stern has been an industry leader in the world of storage solutions. As online shopping has skyrocketed, McMurray Stern has helped a huge number of companies to create a structure they can rely on.  For decades McMurray Stern has been a storage option for the...


How SMEs can approach collaboration to keep up with the changes brought on by the pandemic

SMEs have had to cope with all of the changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic with less resources – both in their budget and employee numbers. Collaboration can help smaller businesses address these challenges and thrive in difficult circumstances. Three experts offer their advice to...


Mental health report reveals 55% founders rate ‘raising investment’ as the prime stress factor

EMPWR, a UAE-based digital media agency dedicated to mental health and an authority in mental health research in the region, is an exclusive mental health partner for WAMDA and Microsoft for start-ups, to create and publish a research report on the mental health challenges and wellbeing of...


Sustainability, international expansion and tech adoption key priorities for UK CFOs and CEOs

Ninety-seven percent of UK CFOs believe their role has become more complex during the last two years, a survey from global payables automation company, Tipalti Europe, has revealed. The poll, which quizzed more than 300 UK CFOs and CEOs about the position of the finance leader, highlights the...


Progress on UK travel green list for small businesses looking for growth overseas

While much of the discussion on travel restrictions easing has been centred on the UK’s travel and holiday market, new research shows the enormous impact lifting travel restrictions could have for UK small businesses. Following changes in August 2021 to the traffic light system for travel...


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