Business Finances Archive

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    6 Numbers Every Business Owner Needs to Know

    We’ve all seen it on Dragon’s Den. The sight of budding entrepreneurs squirming in front of the panel as they try to recall the financial information about their fledgling businesses that will go a long way to determining whether they secure investment or not. But...

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    Budget 2015: What does it mean for startups?

    With the general election less than 50 days away, George Osborne has unveiled his sixth Budget as chancellor. Against the backdrop of economic recovery and declarations about Britain’s status as a great place to start a business rife in recent months, there was much anticipation...

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    5 Tips to Help Small Businesses Keep Cash Flowing

    The issue of late payments and the effect that it has, particularly on startups and small business, is well documented and continues to be a topic of much discussion. Only last month the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) took the grievances of its members regarding...

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    6 Tips for Maximising Your Chances of Securing Funding For Your Business

    All but a select few business startups will rely heavily on loans to get their enterprises off the ground. Those lucky enough to self-fund their new ventures are few and far between, so you will need to convince those willing to lend of the viability...

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    FSB Meets at Downing Street to Discuss Issue of Bad Payment Practices

    Bemused at the lack of progress being made to arrest the alarming decline in payment practices in the UK, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) was granted an audience at Number 10 Downing Street this week to voice their concern at how the issue is...

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    EU VAT Rule Change Creates a VAT Mess For Micro-Businesses

    The internet has made it incredibly easy for lots of entrepreneurs and startups to find customers and build a business. Now lots of micro-businesses and solo entrepreneurs who sell online are worried that a new EU VAT rule will mean the end of their business....

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    Top 5 Reasons to Use Cloud Software for your Business

    Cloud computing, or cloud software, has become of the key trends in IT and business over the last couple of years. Cloud computing has been around for a while but with decent internet access now available nearly everywhere in the UK it is starting to...

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  • Business Insurance

    What insurance do new startup businesses need?

    When starting a new business people tend to focus on the positives. They think about how good their idea is, how much money they are going to make and what they are going to spend it all on. They may not think about what they...

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    Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance Going Mainstream

    There were two news items of interest today for small businesses seeking funding. The first was an update from The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) on their investigation into business banking in which they indicate that the big high street banks may be hindering rather...

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  • National Insurance Tax Allowance

    How to save £2,000 in tax for your business

    The Chancellor is going to be writing to all small businesses and charities in April to tell them about a new tax allowance. They will be able to claim a £2,000 allowance on Class 1 National Insurance contributions. Basically this means that if you employ...

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