Finance

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Venture capital

Venture capital firms provide business finance in return for shares. Our guide to pitching for venture capital investment and the possible drawbacks.

Getting a grant - checklist

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Getting a grant - checklist

Your business might be entitled to claim a grant. Here's how to identify a scheme and apply for grant funding.

Accounting

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Finance for non-financial managers

A guide to financial management for business owners: understanding profit and loss, cash flow and how to create a business budget.

Collecting debts - checklist

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Collecting debts - checklist

Almost every business will experience late payment at some point. This practical checklist will help you recover the money you are owed.

Insurance

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Business vehicle insurance

Every business vehicle needs the right insurance, whether it's owned or leased by the business, by you personally or by an employee. Our guide.

Tax

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CGT toolkit for land and buildings

This toolkit supports tax advisers by providing guidance on the errors often found in tax returns re capital allowances for plant and machinery.

Using a calculator - Tax and National Insurance

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Tax and National Insurance

Businesses and individuals must account for and pay various taxes. Understand your tax obligations and how to file, account and pay any taxes you owe.

Pensions

Pensions for senior managers

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Pensions for senior managers

A good pension scheme can be an invaluable benefit for attracting and retaining key senior staff. Our guide to the options available.