How many SMEs are making a profit, how many are going bankrupt, which regions are home to the most overstretched business owners? In short - what’s the big picture like for small and medium-sized enterprises in Britain today?
We crunched the numbers to find out.
This report brings together existing statistics on SME performance to produce a comprehensive snapshot of the health of the UK’s macro-economic environment for SMEs.
Data across eight categories is collated by the Centre of Economic and Business Research (Cebr) from a number of existing sources including the Office for National Statistics, the Federation of Small Businesses, and the British Bankers Association.
What did we find out?
These are just the headlines. There’s a lot more going on in the report.
We’ve done some of our own analysis on what is happening behind the stats. Look at these articles to get a better insight on what these results mean.
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