Tags » SME's

Assisting European SMEs on Public Procurement Opportunities in Japan

According to the EU Commission, estimates of the purchases of the Japanese government organisations amount to 550 billion euro per year. This can present various opportunities for companies to place their bids for a chance to be awarded a contract. 194 more words


Engineering skills fund launches

A £10m pot to allow small and medium-sized engineering companies to develop the skills of their workforce has been opened to applications.

Engineering businesses in England with fewer than 250 employees can apply for a share of the first £2.5m of the £10m fund to develop innovative company-specific training. 249 more words


Small shale gas companies fear they will be squeezed out of the UK

A UK fracking industry could be dominated by overseas companies that fly in staff and equipment and take their profits home, a new business group has warned. 407 more words


The Review of SMEs Open Innovation Performance

Read  full  paper  at:



Jin Zhang, Lizhen Chen


School of Finance and Economics, Jiangsu University, Jiangsu, China.


Open innovation has provided more opportunities and broader space for Small- and Medium- sized Enterprises (SMEs for short) in innovative practices, but also brought new challenges to SMEs. 608 more words

Work-life balance in a connected world

The mobile age has brought benefits we didn’t even think we’d need just a few years ago, but can’t live without now. Our mobile phone, tablet and laptop keeps us connected to business (and others) around the clock. 692 more words

Tips For Entrepreneurs

The importance of CRM for SME's

As a business owner, you need to know your customers. And the more intimate you know your customers, the better you can service them, which increases your relationship with your customers. 377 more words