Some 84% of the IoD members questioned cited technology as driving their business forwards, with 74% stating productivity as the main reason for this investment.
Almost two-thirds use wireless technology and 25% have a wireless LAN (local area network).
‘Once they [SMEs] can see the bottom line business advantage, they are fleet of foot in grasping the opportunities offered by information communication technology – such as mobile working,’ according to Jim Norton, senior policy advisor to the IoD.
Almost two-thirds of respondents said that data security was a significant worry, and over half are concerned about their disaster recovery plans.
Mark McMullen joins the private client services team from Smith & Williamson
Merger between Clear & Lane Chartered Accountants and Magma Chartered Accountants was finalised on 3 February
BDO has taken its new partner intake to 23 during the first half of its financial year, including the appointment of five partners in five weeks
The firm reports 7.6% global fee income growth for the year ending 31 December 2016