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Accountants most popular professional advisor with SMEs

Two-thirds of SMEs have hired an accountant – making them the most popular professional adviser with this group – but a quarter says they only did so when faced with a crisis, according to research from Direct Line for Business.

Accountants most popular professional advisor with SMEs
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  • Shared by Accountancy Daily
  • October 14, 2019
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The insurer’s survey of over 500 UK SME decision makers found 66% had hired an accountant, while 55% had brought in IT or web experts, followed by lawyers (52%), designers (43%) and HR experts (42%). In contrast, the least common professionals engaged were project managers (38%) and management consultants (39%).

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