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Small Businesses Adopt Technology Quicker Than Larger Companies

Small Businesses Adopt Technology Quicker Than Larger Companies

The UK’s small businesses are adopting internet and cloud-based technology quicker than larger companies, a report commissioned by Unify has revealed. The Way We Work Study survey of 5,000 British, American and German small business ‘knowledge workers’ (those whose job it is to “think for a living”) found that 60% of small businesses now use technology-based tools, compared to just 53% of employees working in large companies. In another positive note for smaller firms, 76% of small business employees said they felt ‘listened to’ by their employer – a 5% increase on employees of larger businesses. In addition, small businesses were also found to be more accepting of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies; 61% of small business employees were found to use their own devices at work... »