Finance

Accounting

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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.

Banking

Smiling business owners arranging loan with bank manager

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Overdrafts and bank loans

Overdrafts and bank loans are the most common form of external financing available to businesses. Read our guide to reducing the cost and risk.

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Accepting payments

As a business you need to accept customer payments. There are many ways of accepting payments, but you should aim to accept the payment methods your customers prefer. How can you get paid?

Insurance

A cafe owner works happily knowing he is backed up by insurance

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Pub, restaurant and cafe insurance

If you run a pub or restaurant, you need to be protected against risks like theft or flooding as well as legal claims against your business.

Tax

Business owner completing VAT return

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VAT returns

Everything you need to know about VAT: from keeping VAT records to completing VAT returns and complying with Making Tax Digital for VAT.

Pensions