Tag: SMEs

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Rise in UK public sector IT spending raises concerns

Rise in UK public sector IT spending raises concerns

According to recent research from Tussell, public sector IT spending hit £17.3 billion in the UK in 2022, doubling from 5 percent in 2021 to 10 percent last year. Concerns arise over the government's reliance on a select group of vendors. The report attributed the growth to increased IT infrast... Read more

date11 days ago
Sage under fire for switching to subscription-based model

Sage under fire for switching to subscription-based model

The financial software company is taking criticism for forcing SMEs to move to a subscription-based pricing plan. The Financial Times reports that small businesses in the UK are up in arms over being forced to migrate their perpetual Sage 50 software licenses to a monthly subscription plan. Sage... Read more

date26 days ago
Sharp partners with FundUnion to broaden its IT services

Sharp partners with FundUnion to broaden its IT services

Sharp has launched a new Connect Partner Program relationship with business financing platform FundOnion, which will expand its IT goods and services for small and mid-sized UK businesses. FundOnion, based in London, enables entrepreneurs to secure money by providing a finance brokering service ... Read more

date5 months ago
Microsoft set to reduce its price for Teams Rooms

Microsoft set to reduce its price for Teams Rooms

The company also plans to add a free tier of the product aimed at small businesses. Microsoft has advised its partner community that it will soon drop the price it charges for Teams Rooms, according to a report by The Register. The tech giant will also add a version of the product designed for s... Read more

date5 months ago
Libeo, the French B2B payments specialist, lands in the UK

Libeo, the French B2B payments specialist, lands in the UK

The United Kingdom is Europe's most developed fintech market for consumers, according to the EY Global Fintech Adoption Index, in both size and usage. Fintech penetration among SMEs in the United Kingdom, on the other hand, is significantly lower, with just 49% of UK firms that still use physical c... Read more

date10 months ago
‘Infrastructure is the most important investment for innovation’

‘Infrastructure is the most important investment for innovation’

If SMEs have learned anything from the corona crisis, it's how to innovate. Business models came under pressure and many companies were forced to close doors. As a result, many new business models were invented and implemented. What can we learn from this, and how will it develop in the near future... Read more

date10 months ago
France-based Fintech Qonto nears 5 billion dollars valuation

France-based Fintech Qonto nears 5 billion dollars valuation

Qonto is close to a 5-billion-dollar net-worth after recent fundraising, signaling the rise of fintech in France. Qonto, an online bank in France, primarily for SMEs, announced on Tuesday that it raised almost 490 million euros in funding, boosting its overall valuation to approximately 4.5 bill... Read more

date1 year ago
Netgear Orbi Pro WiFi 6 delivers reliable WiFi to SMEs

Netgear Orbi Pro WiFi 6 delivers reliable WiFi to SMEs

Netgear's new Orbi Pro WiFi 6 Mesh system can give your small business fast, reliable internet connectivity that's also scalable. Attention small business owners suffering from poor WiFi coverage! Netgear has announced their Orbi Pro WiFi 6 Tri-band Mesh System which is designed to cover 18,000 ... Read more

date2 years ago
AFAS introduces ERP solution for small businesses

AFAS introduces ERP solution for small businesses

With ERP Direct, AFAS Software has launched a new cloud-based ERP solution for mainly smaller companies. ERP Direct can be implemented in a very short time. The Dutch software vendor AFAS Software has launched a cloud-based ERP solution with ERP Direct aimed at the lower end of the SME market. W... Read more

date3 years ago
Google unveils Search and Maps features to support local businesses

Google unveils Search and Maps features to support local businesses

Google announced new features for Search and Maps to help small businesses better connect with customers during the corona crisis. Google makes it easier for businesses to inform customers when the company is offering new online services. Google expands the company profile with the possibility t... Read more

date3 years ago
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