What are the key challenges for small business in 2019?

Caroline Bullock of The Telegraph highlights five ways to manage uncertainty in the year ahead.

Unlock and invest in existing talent

Stockpile to strengthen the supply chain

Find a bank that ‘gets’ you

Be bold with branding

Champion productivity

Caroline sought out Jonathan Beech for insights into how to unlock and invest in existing talent:

“Companies with genuine skilled vacancies should also consider applying for a sponsor licence to sponsor non-EEA nationals to work or study in the UK, so that they have access to a wider pool of talent post Brexit.”

“Highlight whether they’ve got the means of remaining in the UK in the future, be this via a residence permit, card, settlement or permanent residency,” suggests Jonathan Beech, managing director of immigration law firm, Migrate UK.

Read the full article here:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/challenges/small-business-challenges-2019/