Choose speciality channel:   Choose sector channel:     Search the site

Consumer Research


Small businesses reveal increased marketing spend

Small businesses reveal increased marketing spend

Small businesses are in bullish mood with 77% predicting sales growth in 2009.

More than 60% of small businesses instead to diversify to survive the recession and small businesses are intending to increase marketing spend.

Throughout December 2008 KashFlow canvassed more than 1800 users on their
opinions about survival and business success in the future.

The results offer a fascinating snapshot of SME concerns and an insight into their resolve to survive the economic downturn.

The survey also discovered that small businesses are committed to retain staff -
more than 80% do not anticipate losing staff through redundancy. In fact, more
than 30% intend to take on new staff.

Most small businesses expect the recession to last about two years.  Small
businesses actually collectively predict the recession to last 1 year and 11
months. Twenty per cent of SMEs fear the recession will last 3 years or more.

More than half of small businesses are anticipating cash flow issues caused by
the recession. Despite anticipated slower payment, more than 60% were not
anticipating delays in paying suppliers themselves.

Duane Jackson managing director of KashFlow who commissioned the report said: "If the UK economy needs inspiration to work its way out of this recession - then it should look no further than the country's SMEs. 

"More than three quarters of them are planning for increased sales despite the economic down turn. They are seeking out new business opportunities, spending more on marketing and employing more staff.

"The dynamic response of SMEs and sheer bloody-mindedness is the approach larger
businesses and financiers should be doing to drag us through the current down

Download the white paper here:

viagra coupons online coupon prescription discount prescription drug cards
drug coupons transfer prescription coupon pet prescription discount card
can i take antabuse and naltrexone can i take antabuse and naltrexone can i take antabuse and naltrexone
after abortion abortion article abortions clinics
www bystolic com coupon generic name for bystolic does bystolic have a generic
bystolic coupon 2014 generic bystolic alternative
new prescription coupons free coupon for cialis coupons prescriptions
linzess patient assistance what is the generic for bystolic linzess patient assistance
coupon cialis coupons for prescription drugs free prescription drug cards
prescription savings card link cialis discounts coupons
kamagra 100 go kamagra jelly
depakin bustine read depakin 300
ventolin brez recepta ventolin navodila
neurontin alkohol neurontin neurontin cena
how late can you get an abortion pill pill abortion abortion options
medication abortion pill side effects of abortion pill pro abortion
prescription transfer coupon coupons for prescription medications lilly cialis coupon
facts on abortion dealing with abortion where to do abortion
generic naltrexone site naltrexone for anxiety
methsuximide click naloxone challenge

Check out 12ahead, our brand new platform covering the latest in cutting-edge digital marketing and creative technology from around the globe.

12ahead identifies emerging trends and helps you to understand how they can apply to modern-day companies.

We believe 12ahead can put you and your business 12 months ahead of the competition. Sign up for a free trial today.