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Call tracking 101: how to boost sales and income

Date: 12 February 2024


Five key benefits of hiring a lawyer

Date: 5 February 2024


A loft conversion is being used for a home-based business

Financing a home office loft conversion

A loft conversion to create a dedicated office can be a real boost for home-based businesses. Discover how you could finance a loft conversion.

Date: 30 January 2024 By:

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Reduce costs when shipping pallets to UK Amazon warehouses

Reduce your logistics costs when shipping pallets to UK Amazon warehouses with these practical tips from Barrington Freight.

Date: 30 January 2024 By:

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How to hire mobile application developers

This blog outlines the process of identifying your app's purpose, determining its type and platform, setting a realistic app budget and how to hire an app developer.

Date: 29 January 2024 By:

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Mastering the art of the emergency loan

Life can be unpredictable and occasionally you might need access to extra cash in a hurry. Here's how to responsibly borrow an emergency, payday loan.

Date: 18 January 2024 By:

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Self assessment tax return tips for landlords

If you're a UK landlord, you might have to complete a self assessment tax return. We look at the rules for landlords, the options for filing and how you can save time and money.

Date: 11 January 2024 By:

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Paying tax as a UK limited company

The rules on tax, VAT and company returns as a limited company in the UK and the benefits of limited company over sole trader status.

Date: 8 January 2024 By:

Using CRM can help increase your sales

How to make more sales with your CRM system

Discover how a professional Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system can improve productivity and enhance customer service in your small business.

Date: 1 December 2023 By:

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Busy landlord? Complete your Self Assessment tax return quicker

No one enjoys completing their self assessment tax return. These top tips will help UK landlords get their return filed more quickly and with fewer mistakes.

Date: 1 December 2023 By:

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The role of accounting education in money management

Few people can afford to lose money. Making sound financial decisions is essential – whether those decisions are business or personal. Discover how accounting knowhow can help.

Date: 21 November 2023 By:

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32 things you need to know about claiming tax expenses

As a sole trader or self-employed person, HMRC allows you to claim a wide range of expenses which reduce your tax bill. Get the facts.

Date: 9 November 2023 By:

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The future of banking: digital banking solutions

The banking industry is undergoing a transformation as traditional banking systems are replaced by digital solutions. We take a look at the key trends in banking.

Date: 2 November 2023 By:

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Top tips for applying for a small business loan

Applying for a business loan can be quick and easy if you follow the correct process. Learn more in this blog.

Date: 26 October 2023 By:

A women is struggling with mounting debts

Understand short-term loan interest rates and what's fair

It's a fact of life, sometimes money can become a little tight making it necessary to take out a short-term loan. We explain how to avoid paying unfair interest rates.

Date: 26 October 2023 By:

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UK firms boost growth with tech and partnerships

A feeling of optimism amongst UK businesses is spreading. But how are businesses planning to capitalise on the improving scene?

Date: 17 October 2023 By:

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How to maximise your returns when renting out property

Interest rate rises and inflation is eating into the returns landlords are making on their rental property. Here's how you can maximise your rental returns.

Date: 12 October 2023 By:

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Annuities as a shield against market volatility

Market volatility can cause huge fluctuations in the value of your pension. Discover how annuities can protect you against troughs and may provide the potential for higher returns.

Date: 10 October 2023 By:

A man is stood under a red umbrella with insurance written on it

How insurtech funding is reshaping the insurance sector

The insurance sector is undergoing a radical transformation fuelled by insurtech start ups that are springing up and by venture capital funding that has reached an all-time high.

Date: 4 October 2023 By:

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