• The 10 biggest financial crises in history & how they changed business

    Financial crises are not like your average recession or corporate fraud. They involve firms and people overborrowing, usually to speculate on shares or real estate. They turn legitimate economic booms into gluttonies of lazy assumptions,…

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    What is my business worth? How to value a small business

    When it comes to buying or selling a business, the most important question you need to ask is – how much is it worth? There is no single formula that can be used to precisely…

  • Factoring for small businesses – the pros and cons

    If you’re doing well enough that your business is growing rapidly you would expect your finances to be healthy. But that isn’t always the case. If your firm is expanding quickly, you could find that…

  • credit management

    Guide to successful risk assessment and credit management of new customers

    If a stranger walked up to you and asked to borrow £100 on the spot with a promise that you would be paid back in 30 days, would you oblige? Thought not! What about repayment…

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    How to keep your business banking charges low

    One of the most frustrating things you will come up against as a small business owner are bank charges. Unlike personal banking, where we are used to paying only to have an overdraft, most business…

  • How to use asset finance to grow your business

    Whether you’re starting a business, or taking it to the next level, the right finance can be a significant factor in driving growth. Perhaps the growth of your business depends upon the purchase of new…