SME

In last week’s article I continued to explore the potential for large and small companies to work together for the greater good. In other words collaboration. I identified two of the issues i.e. finding the companies in the first place and then figuring out how to work together.

part 4 of the Blog by Janice Grant Shaw. Come on It Companies. Let's be disruptive.

Read about Martin Slowey of Kingman Lennox, along with his take on what a Sinclair ZX81 and Kylie Minogue have in common!

Kylie Minogue - One of the people Martin Slowey would like to meet

Earlier today we published a summarised map of the IT SMEs in Scotland. Here is our updated detailed map showing more precisely where these companies are located.

Did you know  that small companies have created 66% of the two million jobs in the economy since 2010?

 

JGS blog on SMEs and Public Procurement for TechUK

Please try out our interactive digital map of IT SMEs in Scotland and a few in England. We will update regularly as we load on more companies across the UK.

Interactive Map of IT SMEs in Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland

Robin, our Community Manager, demonstrates how to update your Company Profile

How to update your Company Details on CC

On the 27th August 2015 Matt Hancock, the Minister for the Cabinet Office announced a new target for small business’ to work in the public sector: 33% of government spending should go to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

The government definition of an SME is those employing 250 employees or less. In IT, this would be a pretty sizeable company. Currently Company Connecting only has detailed figures for Scotland and our figures show that 97% of IT tech companies registered in Scotland have less than 250 employees.

 

How can IT micro SMEs get contracts in the public sector?