BANKS BOOST SUPPORT

The total amount borrowed from high street banks by small businesses has increased to over £287 million, according to recent figures released by the British Bankers Association. It was revealed that over 48,000 new relationships (accounts) were established between small businesses and banks. High street banks support for the smaller business continues to rise as…

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TRAIN A NO-BRAINER

Staff skills and knowledge could hold the key to future prosperity for small and medium sized businesses, new research shows. Those that are investing in training methods for their staff are shown to be more resilient to the recession records show. Many local companies do not invest in staff training due to the high cost…

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