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Latest thoughts, insights and tips from industry thought leaders on how to make your business thrive.

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Legal & compliance

A guide to small business insurance

Along with finding funding and dealing with legal and tax-related paperwork, buying your business insurance is likely to be one of the first things you do when you set up…
13 June, 2019
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Marketing & sales

How to run a social media competition for your business

Social media can be a very powerful marketing channel for your small business. Not only is it a great way to get the word out about your products and services,…
11 June, 2019
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Business finance

How do business loans work?

Whatever industry you’re in, your business needs money to function. But small businesses in particular often struggle with cash flow. In fact, according to research by the Asset Based Finance…
28 May, 2019
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Business finance

Business loan vs personal loan: What’s the difference?

When you’re looking for financing for your business, you may be tempted to just get a personal loan instead of a business loan. But is that really the best choice?…
13 May, 2019
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Business finance

Why business loan interest rates aren’t everything

TL;DR: Short-term loans with high annual interest rates might work out cheaper in the long-run, and mean you’re free of debt sooner. In most situations, interest rates are a great…
09 May, 2019
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Your industry

How to get customers swarming to your beer garden this summer

Why does winter always seem to last forever in this country? Months and months of dark nights and cold, wet weather conspire to keep us indoors for most of the…
07 May, 2019
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Business finance

5 reasons banks don’t lend to small businesses any more

Small businesses have a big impact on the British economy. 99% of all businesses in the country are defined as small or medium-sized. But since the financial collapse in 2008,…
02 May, 2019
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Strategy

Digital natives and digital immigrants: What’s the difference?

Over the last thirty years or so, technology has almost completely transformed the way we live our lives. The rise of personal computers was followed by the explosion of the…
30 April, 2019
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Business finance

Do you have to be a homeowner to get a business loan?

TL;DR: No, you don’t. But it depends where you apply. “Are you a homeowner?” You’re likely to come across this question while you’re on the search for business funding. But…
26 April, 2019
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Testimonials & case studies

Case study: How we help a US broker fund their UK deals

Our dedicated team of business development managers work with brokers across the UK to help businesses get the funding they need. But we also work with some brokers who are…
23 April, 2019

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