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Evading Extinction : Rules of Survival in a Global Slowdown

Evading Extinction : Rules of Survival in a Global Slowdown

As the slowdown slips inexorably into recession a landmark study how do you turn your business into a Super SME? Chat date: Monday December 15th Chat time: 11:45 to12:15 With three out of ten of the nation’s small businesses fearing they will not be here this time next year many business leaders are worried about how to steer their firms through the choppy waters of the next few months. The figures are released in a new report that also identifies a new tribe of businesses called ‘Super SMEs’ who are booming through increasingly tough market conditions. Crucially, the report, by workplace telecoms specialist Plantronics, investigates what Super SMEs and struggling businesses did differently as the slowdown first loomed on the horizon. In doing so the report delivers an ac... »

Study: the Super SME

Global Slowdown Perfect for Super SMEs

Is the Global Slowdown the Perfect Storm for the rise of Super SMEs? As the slowdown slips inexorably into recession a landmark study explores the vital ingredients of small businesses bucking the trend and thriving through the crisis. In an impassioned cry for support from the engine room of British business, three out of ten SMEs fear they will not be here in 12 months time. Yet the same study of more than 1,000 businesses across the UK reveals a new tribe of Super SMEs who are booming through increasingly tough market conditions. Crucially, the report investigates what Super SMEs and struggling businesses did differently as the slowdown first loomed on the horizon. In doing so the report delivers an action plan for business survival. The plan is comprised of a ten-point checklist for an... »