Four in five SMEs believe new technologies will impact their business within the next ten years
One in four SMEs (76%) have invested in technology over the last 12 months to boost their innovative capacity
Other insights included
- Upskilling you and your team through continuos education – this can be done with government and industry support (see www.bbg.business and http://ift.tt/2vjAX2s for 2 examples on what you can do)
- Social Media Presence – Only 22% of businesses surveyed have a social media presence. Those using it saw an increase in enquiries and, in 54% of cases, greater interaction with customers. The survey iindicated that half of the businesses on social media said it made doing business easier.
- Improved connectivity and collaboration with clients should be technology that SME’s will give most impact to their business into the future,
- Move to cloud software is a simple innovation -. “businesses are embracing online accounting solutions over old, desktop software which can often be onerous to use.