The SME Advisory Panel met for the fourth and final time last week to discuss the state of the UK economy and the impact on small and medium-sized enterprises. The panel's focus was to gather opinion on the state of the economy and focus on the Government's Digital Britain report and how broadband bandwidth can help shape the future of the UK and aid bounce-back of the economy.
You can find a detailed analysis of the panel's findings on the small business website and also download podcasts of the whole event. Some of the main areas covered by the panel included:
And on the current state of the UK economy, some of the main points that emerged included:
It's well worth reading the panel's findings in more details - SME Advisory Panel