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Knowing your customers and suppliers can help prevent ...

Knowing your customers and suppliers’ financial status is important. If you give or extend credit to customers, or your operations rely heavily on a...

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Supporting UKTI: Exporting can bring significant benef...

SMEs can be reluctant to explore markets beyond the UK borders but latest research from UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) shows that exporting has...

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Recognise and reward your best customers through custo...

Customer loyalty schemes are a powerful way to improve your customer-retention levels. There is no definitive number, but estimates are that it costs four...

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Be energy smart and don’t waste money on energy bills...

Energy bills are a significant cost to any business, especially so for small businesses where every penny counts. When sticking to budgets is a...

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Reinvigorate and stimulate your cash flow...

You’ve all heard it before, cash flow is king. Whether you’ve just set up your business or you’re an established and growing business, a...

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Lack of online presence is one of the top three reason...

Marketing and the digital tools that can be used has evolved rapidly over the past decade. Small business owners now have an array of...

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New regulation to give hope to SMEs rejected by banks ...

In March’s Budget 2016, it was announced which three organisations would be the designated finance platforms under the Small and Medium Sized Business (Finance...

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The Budget 2016: How does it affect SMEs?...

On March 16th 2016, Chancellor George Osborne delivered the Budget to Parliament; below are the key announcements that could impact small and medium-sized businesses....

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How to build a healthy commercial credit score...

Your commercial credit score could be one way in which lenders and other companies you do business with assess your financial stability and set...

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