When you need to find business funding fast, what are your options and what are the quickest ways for you to secure more finance? We talk you through the most viable fast funding options for SMEs who need finance in a hurry, and include practical tips on how to ensure your funding application goes as […]
The area of tax for small businesses is not straightforward, in fact it can be a real minefield for the unwary. However, if you take a little time, and work with your accountant, it’s usually possible to find ways to save some tax. To help you think about ways you and your business could pay […]
The Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (formerly known as the DTI) has published some interesting statistics on the state of small business in the UK.
It’s easy to focus on the day-to-day running of your business, especially when you have only just started-up. But once your business is established, it is actually time to start planning again. Here’s why you should review the performance of your business and how to get started.
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Expert opinions may vary, but in general there are some standard analyses that a business plan ought to have, regardless of specifics.
Small business owners and managers are risking it all by having absolutely no plans in place for their business when they retire or if they were to suddenly become ill or die, according to the latest research from Bibby Financial Services.
The Small Business Service (SBS), an executive agency of the Department of Trade and Industry, has published Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Statistics for the UK 2005.
Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax which is applied to transactions of most goods and services provided by VAT registered entities in the UK.
The latest statistics on Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the UK show that there was a small increase of 1.4% in the number of small businesses from 2004 to 2005.
A questionnaire can be an important business tool, whether it’s to collect essential information from new applicants, or just to build up a database of market research information.
Ben Hopps solicitor in Sykes Anderson LLP’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department discusses problems that can arise when buying the shares in a company from a buyers’ perspective.
A major report published by Warwick Business School entitled “Finance for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises” reveals some fascinating statistics relating to the small business world in the UK.
The Small Business Service (SBS), an executive agency of the Department of Trade and Industry, today published Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Statistics for the UK 2003. The figures make fascinating reading…