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.
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%).
Read more at the Accountancy Daily.