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UK SME Leaders Challenge Traditional Business norms

UK small businesses are challenging the traditional norms of doing business successfully according to a survey of 1,500 owners and senior managers of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) released by T-Mobile. The research identifies a range of business conventions challenged by business leaders across the UK. Traditionally accepted ideas of what constitutes business success, are increasingly being challenged with 58% claiming the amount of staff in the business can no longer be considered a benchmark of success. While more than a third (39%) disagree with the idea that the size, design and location of your office reflects the success of your business, suggesting a shift to alternative ways of operating as mobile working becomes increasingly prevalent. A clear majority (94%) of business lead... »