Economic Growth masks Poor Payment Practice for Scottish SMEs

Wood, Ann
April 2007
Credit Control;2007, Vol. 28 Issue 4/5, p41
Trade Publication
The article provides an outlook on the business conditions of Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SME) in Scotland. Considering that the country's economy is growing, more people are being employed, a steady influx of additional labor from Europe and confident consumer spending, the outlook is positive. However, such trends can mask other threats to business success, particularly for the SME sector because resources are often strained and healthy cash flow levels are critical to business survival.


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