Tag Archives: Gareth Oakley

Lloyds Bank Business study: only 12 percent of small businesses across UK made the move to go digital due to the pandemic

Just 10% of small businesses launched a virtual shop window as a direct result of the pandemic  Nearly half of small businesses are yet to make the move to online 65% see lack of digital skills as main barrier to … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Business: many SMEs across UK forced to urgently seek new borrowing due to the pandemic

Vast majority of UK business content with current levels of debt Profit squeeze seen as biggest barrier to future growth Third of businesses would not contact their bank if worried about finances (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 25-Oct-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyds … Read the full press release

Lloyds Banking Group to help reverse UK’s widening trade deficit; pledge to help 25,000 exporters by 2020

Pledge will help 5,000 new exporters in 2016 – and a total of 25,000 by 2020 – supporting the Government’s efforts to help 100,000 businesses export for the first time, as part of its Exporting is GREAT campaign. Commitment is one … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking research: SMEs believe future success relies on their ability to recruit so-called millennials

Almost nine in ten SMEs say ‘future growth relies on millennials’ Millennials will turn down job if culture isn’t right, even if money is good Businesses are investing 15 per cent of annual turnover to recruit millennials They need mentoring … Read the full press release