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With over 5 million small and medium sized businesses in the UK and around 500,000 new businesses starting every year, it is clear a vibrant SME sector is critical to the long term economic growth and prosperity in the UK. It is widely reported that SMEs grow two to three times faster if they embrace the digital economy and utilise the digital tools widely available. However 1.2m SMEs in the UK do not yet see the benefit of adopting digital.

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