Micro SMEs ‘need greater support’ on prompt payments

Micro SMEs ‘need greater support’ on prompt payments

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It is important that the UK’s smallest businesses should receive greater support on prompt payments, due to their more significant need for debt management help, according to Debt Guard Solicitors.

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It is important that the UK’s smallest businesses should receive greater support on prompt payments, due to their more significant need for debt management help, according to Debt Guard Solicitors.

A newly published study …

SMEs ‘unaware’ about alternative lending

SMEs ‘unaware’ about alternative lending

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Many SMEs are unaware of the alternatives to conventional business bank loans, according to a report from Close Brothers Business Finance.

 

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Many SMEs are unaware of the alternatives to conventional business bank loans, according to a report from Close Brothers Business Finance.

 

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Giving Teeth to Late Payment Legislation

Giving Teeth to Late Payment Legislation

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One of the accusations repeatedly levied against government legislation on late payment is that it “lacks teeth” – but how can new laws be made to have an impact, without forcing SMEs …

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One of the accusations repeatedly levied against government legislation on late payment is that it “lacks teeth” – but how can new laws be made to have an impact, without forcing SMEs …

Scottish Referendum: Impact on the Economy

Scottish Referendum: Impact on the Economy

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With the referendum on Scottish independence due to take place this week, a survey of FTSE100 chairmen by the Sunday Telegraph has revealed that four out of five believe a Yes vote would …

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With the referendum on Scottish independence due to take place this week, a survey of FTSE100 chairmen by the Sunday Telegraph has revealed that four out of five believe a Yes vote would …

Scottish Referendum: The Risks to Businesses

Scottish Referendum: The Risks to Businesses

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If you are in business in the UK, there is a good chance you will be affected in some way by the vote on Scottish independence, whether directly as a company with links …

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If you are in business in the UK, there is a good chance you will be affected in some way by the vote on Scottish independence, whether directly as a company with links …

Local Authorities told to work with more small firms

Local Authorities told to work with more small firms

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Local authorities have been urged to prioritise working with small firms, following the publication of figures that show just a handful of the biggest companies earn almost as much from local government contracts …

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Local authorities have been urged to prioritise working with small firms, following the publication of figures that show just a handful of the biggest companies earn almost as much from local government contracts …

EU Directive makes 11,000 businesses ‘small’

EU Directive makes 11,000 businesses ‘small’

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Over 10,000 medium-sized businesses in the UK will become ‘small’ in the coming few years, as the EU Accounting Directive comes into force.

 

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Over 10,000 medium-sized businesses in the UK will become ‘small’ in the coming few years, as the EU Accounting Directive comes into force.

 

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Is it Worth Pursuing my Rental Debt?

Is it Worth Pursuing my Rental Debt?

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It is surprising how many landlords give up chasing their tenant when they have left the property. Landlords are often so relived that they have possession of their property back, that they

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It is surprising how many landlords give up chasing their tenant when they have left the property. Landlords are often so relived that they have possession of their property back, that they

Pensions peak starts clock ticking for 1.6m SMEs

Pensions peak starts clock ticking for 1.6m SMEs

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A surge in activity in the auto-enrolment pensions market means the clock is well and truly ticking for the 1.6 million SMEs required to enrol into a scheme over the coming four years.…

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A surge in activity in the auto-enrolment pensions market means the clock is well and truly ticking for the 1.6 million SMEs required to enrol into a scheme over the coming four years.…

Fear of the Unknown: Disaster-proofing your cash flow

Fear of the Unknown: Disaster-proofing your cash flow

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Setting up a business can be an exciting time; you have an idea, perhaps even a physical product or invention, and you’re almost certain it’s going to make you rich.

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Setting up a business can be an exciting time; you have an idea, perhaps even a physical product or invention, and you’re almost certain it’s going to make you rich.

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