Inspiring Progressive Business
Drive 2022, a free virtual event, took place on 28 April and was tailored for SMEs looking to employ sustainable business practices for growth. Watch the replays and access the insights.Learn more
Helping you take your next business step
We understand that running and growing your business can be a challenge for small to medium size businesses, that’s why we want to provide you with the insights to help you realise your ambitions. Here you will find helpful articles with practical tips and inspiring business stories from your peers.
Despite the disruption and global uncertainty of the past year, the entrepreneurial spirit of many businesses in North America has shone through the challenges. Here we explore how they have dealt positively with enforced transformation, and face the future with renewed confidence.
The United Arab Emirates has not been short of opportunity for the investment-minded during its short 50-year history. But although it has thrived in recent years as a diverse economy which has successfully embraced consumerism to become a powerhouse trading hub in the MENAT region.
Where do organisations stand to gain the most from forward looking insights achieved through a fusion of big data and digital analytics?
If you're weighing up entering a new market or launching new products, you'll need to answer some important questions before taking the plunge.
The UK’s Office of National Statistics reported that almost half (46%) of all UK businesses experienced cyber breaches or attacks in 2020. That equates to around 3 million organisations. Now imagine that on a global scale.
What was until recently described as climate change, is now recognised as a climate emergency. There is ample evidence today proving that we urgently need to inject environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) into our lives.
It’s not new – but the constantly changing nature of the way we live our lives online means that e-commerce is a truly powerful weapon in the strategic toolkit of many small or medium-sized businesses.
Your business may have values. It may have a vision and a mission statement. But does it have purpose?
We’ve seen the likes of Tokyo, New York and San Francisco demonstrate opportunity on the world stage, but arguably nothing quite on the scale of The Greater Bay Area.
How empathetic are you? The soft skill of understanding the thoughts, feelings and needs of others is actually a powerful strategic weapon for business leaders.
What makes the GBA such a fertile territory for SMEs with an international mind-set and how can businesses thrive in this region?
Our panel of experts review the macro-economic fallout of Covid-19 and offer their take on what’s to come.
As SMEs, selling your ideas to potential investors is no easy task. Here we explore what you’ll need to consider in your search for funding.
For smaller companies, winning business from the mid-market is challenging at the best of times. Here, we examine some key pointers you can employ to make a difference.
Most entrepreneurs will tell you that if you’re starting out in business, you have to be ready to strap in for quite the ride. We look at the stories of two start-up entrepreneurs who prove that there’s nothing straightforward on the road to achieving your ambitions.
If you’re looking to expand your operations into new markets, our international insights can help connect you to opportunities. Find out how trading in or with these destinations could help boost the future growth of your enterprise.
Have businesses thrived or survived the COVID-19 crisis? And how will they be different in the future? Find out from thousands of business decision makers around the world.
HSBC is committed to a sustainable future. We are dedicating between $750bn and $1trn, alongside expert guidance and support, to help our 1.5 million customers – and their partners – make a lasting sustainable transition to help us all thrive in a low carbon economy. We also pledge to become a net zero carbon business ourselves by 2030 or sooner.
We remain focused on helping business navigate these challenging times and to support them in spotting the many opportunities that will open up for SME’s in the coming months.