YouGov Survey

How much do SMEs lose by not taking care of their legal business?

We recently conducted a YouGov survey to establish the cost to SMEs of not taking care of their legal business and the risks they take as a result. They interviewed 1,000 SMEs in the UK and the results were then analysed by the Centre of Economics and Business Research (CEBR).

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Survey highlights

SMEs are losing more than £13.6 billion per year

SMEs encounter 8 legal issues per year on average
43% of legal issues cost SMEs £5,000 or more
More than £1.4 billion is lost in each of 4 key areas annually

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