Blog: No end in sight to current lockdown adds to the stress for SMEs

Dave Carey, Aviva

In the world of business, it is small to medium enterprises (SMEs), the back-bone of British commerce, that have borne the brunt of the commercial issues caused Covid-19 in 2020.

Any optimism that came with the new year has been short lived for these businesses as the latest lockdown has put them under yet more stress.

This stress is based on the most basic of needs, their ability to survive. Research done by Aviva during the last lockdown found that on average, SMEs said their business

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