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

Your industry

How to revamp your restaurant and win new customers

Running a restaurant has never been easy. The number of restaurants which fail is high, public taste is fickle and eating out is one of the first luxuries to be…
02 April, 2019
General

‘Best Service from an Alternative Funding Provider’

Here at Boost Capital, we’re proud of the service we give to small business owners up and down the country, so we’re delighted to have won an award for it…
29 March, 2019
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Your industry

Should you buy new or used equipment for your restaurant?

Whether you’re starting a new restaurant or refitting an existing one, this is a common question that crops up. In an ideal world, you’d have enough cash available to buy…
27 March, 2019
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Legal & compliance

Everything you need to know about Making Tax Digital

As a small business owner, you’ve probably already heard about HMRC’s Making Tax Digital initiative which is due to start coming into force at the beginning of next month. However,…
22 March, 2019
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Marketing & sales

How to take your online store to the next level

E-commerce is one the fastest growing sectors in the world. And considering how simple it is to set-up your own online store, that’s no surprise at all. But if you…
20 March, 2019
Credit score
Finance & cash flow

How to improve your business credit score

Credit: InvestmentZen. Before a lender will let you borrow money for your business, they’ll want to make sure it’s likely you’ll be able to pay them back. They do this…
15 March, 2019
Farmers market
General

Weekly roundup: 15th March 2019

Happy Friday, everybody! As usual, we've been spending the week helping small businesses across the country get the funding they need to grow. But we've also kept an eye on…
15 March, 2019
Paul from Bathgate Leasing
Testimonials & case studies

Case study: How we helped a broker get their deal funded in just 6 hours

We know that when a business needs cash, it needs it fast. A long wait for a business loan could be the difference between success and failure. This is why…
14 March, 2019
People eating in a restaurant
Your industry

7 must-see events if you’re in the food and drink industry

Along with fashion, food and drink is one of the most vibrant and fastest moving industries. The tastes of British consumers are changing all the time so it’s vital to…
13 March, 2019
Businesswomen
General

Weekly roundup: 8th March 2018

Happy Friday! Here's our round up of this week's business news, advice and inspiration! But first, did you know there's a bank in Italy which accepts Parmesan cheese as collateral…
08 March, 2019