UK small and medium-sized enterprises are being urged to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) and new technology in the workplace, after a study found that many small firms are feeling anxious about the pros and cons of so-called robotic process automation (RPA). In today’s increasingly digital world,...

Most SME owners are not prepared for the risk of disruption to their business, a report from the Federation of Small Businesses claims. The data shows that almost two-thirds (65%) of small businesses and the self-employed have no plans to cope with threats to their business...

Consumers made 13.2 billion debit card payments in 2017 compared to 13.1 billion cash payments, according to a report by trade body, UK Finance. It said the popularity of contactless payments was a “key driver of debit card growth”. Almost two thirds of people now use contactless...

A new study suggests that ‘poor company culture’ is costing the UK economy billions of pounds every single year – and that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) need to do more to motivate their staff and boost productivity....

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