Exiting the slow lane – Sustaining growth in uncertain times


Recent years have held a lot of uncertainty for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and independent businesses. While there are signs of recovery, SMEs have seen slow growth in recent months.

However, with employment increasing at a faster pace than in large firms, there is a variety of ways in which small businesses can protect themselves against sluggish growth.

Here’s what you need to know about sustaining growth for SMEs during periods of uncertainty.

Nurturing growth

Need help planning for growth? These are some of the most effective strategies to keep SMEs growing at a steady pace and prevent downturns:

Avoiding the stall

A positive outlook that focuses on growth will put your business in a strong position to weather a slowdown.

But you should also keep in mind the most common pitfalls that impact SMEs, including how to avoid them:

Taking control of your business finances

We recommend that you seek guidance from an experienced professional to support your business through uncertainty.

You’ll get the advice that you need to achieve stable, sustainable growth that can weather any storm that comes over the horizon.

Our team is skilled in a wide range of financial advice for businesses, with experts on major sectors for SMEs.

For advice on how to protect your business from slow growth, please don’t hesitate to contact our team today.