SME SOS

Running a small or medium sized business handling all sorts of things that might not be your area of expertise. Our SME SOS channel aims to give you advice on some of those areas through a mix of articles written by experts, a monthly podcast and whatever else we can think of! If there’s an area you’d like us to cover, drop us an email.

gavin.thompson@localworld.co.uk

  • Local rural businesses are at the heart of the UK’s competitiveness – so how can we unleash their potential?

    Local rural businesses are at the heart of the UK’s competitiveness – so how can we unleash their potential?

  • Expert answers burning questions of aspiring entrepreneurs

    Expert answers burning questions of aspiring entrepreneurs

  • SMEs badly hit by late payments

    SMEs badly hit by late payments

  • Search launched for Bristol's budding business minds

    Search launched for Bristol's budding business minds

  • Investment, collaboration and a vision key to growth

    Investment, collaboration and a vision key to growth

  • Service to help SMEs get slice of the action at Hinkley

    Service to help SMEs get slice of the action at Hinkley

  • Family firm that has been turning houses into homes for seven decades

    Family firm that has been turning houses into homes for seven decades

  • Business leaders call for stability after general election ends in hung parliament

    Business leaders call for stability after general election ends in hung parliament

  • Businesses of all sizes encouraged to consider export markets

    Businesses of all sizes encouraged to consider export markets

  • SME owners sitting on a pension timebomb, experts warn

    SME owners sitting on a pension timebomb, experts warn

  • FSB unveils its own General Election manifesto

    FSB unveils its own General Election manifesto

  • Bristol SMEs have the shortest wait for banking in the country

    Bristol SMEs have the shortest wait for banking in the country

  • Plans to fully digitise tax system for businesses dropped

    Plans to fully digitise tax system for businesses dropped

  • Too many Bristol firms have cash tied up in excess working capital, research shows

    Too many Bristol firms have cash tied up in excess working capital, research shows

  • South West  SMEs upbeat despite spiralling business  costs

    South West SMEs upbeat despite spiralling business costs

  • Maternity leave led to successful business opportunity

    Maternity leave led to successful business opportunity

  • Warning to firms to reveal illicit tax schemes before deadline

    Warning to firms to reveal illicit tax schemes before deadline

  • Single mum finds business opportunity in packed lunches

    Single mum finds business opportunity in packed lunches

  • SMEs given support to make digital move

    SMEs given support to make digital move

  • Top tips for getting your tax return right

    Top tips for getting your tax return right