The consensus from a Flexspace Business Sentiment Survey found that 80% of respondents expect moderate or substantial growth in 2018, and 78% expect confidence in the UK economy to stagnate or grow for the remainder of the year.
This is despite economists forecasting a potential dip in GDP in Q4 of 2018 and Q1 of 2019.
So, where is this enthusiasm coming from?
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Business owners are now becoming savvier, however, they still struggle to tackle all of the demands on their time. Being time-poor is one of the biggest barriers that many SME’s face when working to expand and grow their business.
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