Small businesses are the core of UK economy as well as American, In an article on Microsoft small business, I discovered that just like here in the US, the majority of small businesses in the UK do not have business plans.

  • Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) plan to create two million new jobs over the next 12 months
  • Research conducted by Barclays indicates that small firms predict an annual growth rate of 8.5 per cent.
  • According to the study, SMEs in Southampton are most optimistic about their fortunes for the coming year,
  • According to the latest statistics from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, SMEs together account for 99.9 per cent of all enterprises in the UK.