A guide to post-lockdown financial resilience for SMEs - Keeping the engine running

Almost all UK SME’s will have felt the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting economic slowdown to some degree. The unpredictability of the UK’s long-term economic recovery means SMEs will need to be more agile and adaptable than ever before. SMEs will be faced with tough decisions to ensure they continue, sustain and grow their business.

Barclays commitment

The Barclays’ Mid Corporate team is committed to supporting SMEs, as the engine room of the UK economy, across every sector as we all adapt to the ever-changing external environment.

Tony Walsh

UK Head of Mid Corporate at Barclays

Download our guide

This guide has been designed to help SMEs identify the key issues to consider across the following areas, to help build financial resilience in this unpredictable time and to connect to the possibilities that might exist in their sector or region:

  • Strategy and planning
  • Customers and revenues
  • Staffing, costs and supply chain
  • Managing cashflow
  • Fraud and cyber security

Register for the free Back to Business Programme

Barclays has launched an online Back To Business Programme providing a step-by-step guide to help SMEs build resilience to current and future disruption.

Created jointly with the Cambridge Judge Business School, it includes a toolkit to help you assess your business health and identify new business opportunities. It’s free and available to all UK businesses, not just Barclays customers – click here to register.

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