Each year we undertake our Collaborate UK survey with the UK's SMEs. It's so valuable to us as it not only helps us to better understand the challenges facing our customers but also the partnerships and networks they are forming.
The UK is in the midst of negotiations for its withdrawal from the EU – without doubt the precursor to one of the most significant changes to the way businesses operate in the UK for at least a generation. Caution is in the air as issues like Brexit make it harder to see what their future holds.
Despite uncertainty, there remains no shortage of ambition, with many of those we spoke to already preparing for a post-Brexit landscape. Many are looking to international trade – including within Europe – as a key component of their growth strategy. How will UK SMEs plan to push forward and prosper?