Could accountants be the SME heroes of Covid-19?
First published in Accountancy Today, June 2020 Biznography research of 1000 UK SMEs, found:
- 59% of SMEs rate the level of support received from their accountant as quite or very good (versus an average of 52% for other service providers)
- Almost all (97%) of those SMEs attempting to reach their accountant by phone were successful (versus an average of 85%)
- Half (53%) agree that their accountant proactively helped with cost cutting / cashflow measures to help their business survive in response to Covid-19 (versus an average of 40%)
You can see the full report here: https://www.biznography.com/advising-the-advisors