So strong is the attraction of doing e-business the number of companies starting initiatives in the sector has risen by 80%.
A poll by Mori for the Ernst & Young Enterpriser Survey 2000 shows 68% of entrepreneurs are now working in e-commerce against only 38% in January 1999.
David Wilkinson partner and head of entrepreneurial services at Ernst & Young, said: ‘The importance of e-commerce to a growing business, whatever its current size, evidenced by the responses from those companies which have increased their turnover in excess of 30% per annum – three-quarters of them are already actively pursuing e-commerce opportunities.’
Cowgill Holloway and Warings Business Advisors have merged, with a range of growth plans in the North West put in place
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
If businesses do not take cyber security seriously in their business planning regulators may do it for them, the ICAEW has warned
The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season