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How employers should protect essential workers

Date: 3 April 2020

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Five energy-saving hacks for offices

Making a few relatively simple changes in your workplace could significantly reduce your energy bills. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Date: 23 March 2020 By:

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How to choose the right company car or van

Company vehicles are a must-have for many firms - but choosing the right ones can be difficult. What to consider, from capacity to running costs.

Date: 11 March 2020 By:

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How to manage costs in a new business

You won’t get very far if your new venture runs out of cash. Ensuring your business manages cashflow effectively and is prepared for unexpected costs.

Date: 27 February 2020 By:

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Looking after your cash flow as a small business

It’s vital to maintain a level of working capital that enables you to push through crunch times and continue to operate. What you need to know.

Date: 14 February 2020 By:

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Five things to consider when leasing business vehicles

There are many benefits to leasing business vehicles instead of buying them. What you need to look out for when you choose your leasing deal.

Date: 7 February 2020 By:

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UK business bank accounts - your options as a non-resident

If you’re doing business in the UK but not a resident, it might still make sense to get a UK bank account to simplify your financial life. Here’s how.

Date: 21 January 2020 By:

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Invoicing basics: Set up your start up for success

To be successful, your start up needs a solid foundation of efficient systems in place. A great place to start is with your invoicing - read more.

Date: 9 January 2020 By:

An entrepreneur is shocked and upset after finding out her business loan application was rejected.
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Why business loan applications get denied - and how to fix it

There may be more funding options out there these days - but it can still be challenging to get a business loan. What to do if you get turned down.

Date: 3 December 2019 By:

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Choosing a business bank account for your start-up

You don’t have to get a business bank account when you start up - but the features on offer could make it worthwhile. Choosing the best provider.

Date: 28 November 2019 By:

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How much are you spending on unnecessary software?

The average office computer has more than £200 of unnecessary software installed on it. Five free solutions that could do the job just as well.

Date: 29 October 2019 By:

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How to get accepted for a small business loan

Applying for a small business loan can be tricky - and success is never guaranteed. Read these tips to increase your chances of getting approved.

Date: 19 August 2019 By:

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Car finance: four crucial questions to ask

Getting to grips with car finance needn't be difficult. Ask yourself these questions to narrow down your options and find the right choice for you.

Date: 28 June 2019 By:

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How to fund a new business start-up

If your own savings are insufficient to fund your business start up, consider these sources of external funding

Date: 9 April 2019 By:

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How to keep a lid on business travel costs

Business travel is an inevitable part of business from client and supplier meetings to searching for premises. These tips will help keep costs down.

Date: 8 April 2019 By:

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Why your ecommerce business needs automated invoicing

Invoicing is one major area you need to get right in any business - and managing it manually can be tricky. The benefits of an automated solution.

Date: 3 April 2019 By:

A business owner saves money and puts coins away in a jar while calculating the best loan rates.
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Loans and transfers - don't pay more than you need to

Reducing how much you pay for corporate credit and international money transfers could save your business a fortune. How to be financially savvy.

Date: 11 March 2019 By:

Choosing the best business bank account
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Choosing the best business bank account

With so many options to choose from, searching for the right business bank account can be time-consuming. The important factors to look out for.

Date: 17 January 2019 By: