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The future of business funding?

Invoice finance benefits small businesses by: allowing business growth; protecting cashflow, because late payments and increased credit terms are no longer an issue; providing an alternative to overdrafts and loans that can be difficult to secure at appropriate levels.

Date: 28 March 2013   By: Graham Tripp

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2013 Budget Winners and Losers Infographic

Deloitte presents winners and losers at a glance The Budget 2013...

Date: 28 March 2013   By: Guest contributor

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RTI: possible late-payment penalties

There seems to be some confusion about the new Real Time Information rules (RTI) and when penalties apply. There are three situations where a fine can be imposed.

Date: 26 March 2013   By: Elaine Clark

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Seven steps to recovering commercial debt

Infographic provided by Green Door Debt Recovery...

Date: 26 March 2013   By: Guest contributor

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Do we really need another bank?

Last year, Business Secretary Vince Cable floated the idea of a new business bank, a financial institution whose raison d'être would be to support the UK’s freelancers, contractors and small businesses. ...

Date: 25 March 2013   By: Darren Fell

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Is social media the equaliser for small businesses?

Is social media the equaliser for small businesses?...

Date: 22 March 2013   By: James Barnett

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What will it take to kick start small business lending?

It’s a central plank of the Government’s policy to stimulate economic growth — supply cheap money to banks and building societies to encourage them to lend. It has come in many forms — from lower interest rates and quantitative easing to schemes like Funding for Lending (FLS), Pr...

Date: 20 March 2013   By: Rachel Miller

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Networking events: What's in it for me?

Woke up, fell out of bed, dragged a comb across my head. Went down stairs and drank a cup and looking up I noticed I was late and (diverging from the famous Beatles song) got in my car and drove 20 miles in the dark and rain to reach a networking breakfast…...

Date: 20 March 2013   By: Mimi Hughes