Link: SMEs ‘wasting’ profits
More than a third of the 100 SME directors surveyed by JBS rated controlling costs as the biggest operational headache, followed by people management (31%) and computer problems (23%).
Furthermore, two-thirds of small business owners said they needed more time despite already working an eight-hour day.
A fifth of SME owners said IT management forced them to delegate management activity, spreading themselves too thinly and taking them away from their core business functions.
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