There are 2.44 million small businesses (SMEs) in the UK.   That makes them of great interest to those who govern the country as SMEs employ of 59% of the UK workforce.  It also means that the Government is constantly collecting information about SMEs and all that data is of great value to a second group with a particular interest in small businesses – B2B organisations.  After all, SMEs represent a sizeable market in need of a vast array of B2B products and services.

That data can be a bit impenetrable though, so to save some time you might want to check out the infographic below which summarises some key facts about SMEs in the UK…


SME landscape

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