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How to make more sales with your CRM system

Date: 1 December 2023


Busy landlord? Complete your Self Assessment tax return quicker

Date: 1 December 2023


The role of accounting education in money management

Date: 21 November 2023


A sole trader works through his allowable expenses

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:

A house is advertised to rent

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:

A senior man monitors the performance of his investments

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:

Business partners put an 'Opening soon' sign in their shop window

Top five tips for starting a business in 2024

Discover five top tips for starting a business in 2024. These will help you start a business that will differentiate you from competitors.

Date: 4 October 2023 By:

A web designer is working on a wireframe for a new small business website

Web development: hidden costs you need to be aware of

Web development costs vary widely depending on the complexity of the project. We look at the common unforeseen expenses and ongoing costs that businesses ofter overlook when building a web solution.

Date: 29 September 2023 By:

A form for working out what insurance coverage a business might need

Find a balance between deductible and out-of-pocket costs

Finding the right balance between deductibles and out-of-pocket costs is not easy. You need to weigh up your business' financial situation and your tolerance to risk. Here's how.

Date: 18 September 2023 By:

An entrepreneur is tracking key economic trends

Shifting financial trends affecting small businesses

As a small business, it's much easier to be buffeted by economic changes, changes in the financial landscape and broader business trends. We look at the key trends that could impact your business.

Date: 14 September 2023 By:

Happy employees celebrate achieving their sales targets.

A guide to measuring ROI on employee recognition

In this guide, we explore how you can measure the ROI of your employee recognition programmes to ensure you are getting value for money from your investment.

Date: 13 September 2023 By:

An entrepreneur checks her energy consumption with a smart meter

How to cut your business energy costs

Energy costs have been at a record high and small businesses have felt the impact. Discover what support is available to small businesses and how you can reduce your energy consumption and costs.

Date: 4 September 2023 By:

A vlogger creates video content for her YouTube channel

How to make a video on a budget

Increasing numbers of small businesses are creating video content. If you want to get in on the act but are worried about the costs, here's how you can make video content on a budget.

Date: 24 August 2023 By:

Ministers from different religions stand together

A guide to self assessment for ministers of religion

Ministers of religion cannot file tax returns online via the HMRC website. They must use commercial software. Filing your tax return online saves time and effort and makes mistakes less likely.

Date: 10 August 2023 By:

A late afternoon view across London's financial district

The role of finance companies in the UK's economic growth

The UK economy is reliant on the financial sector – it is a major contributor to the UK's GDP. Find out how in this brief round up.

Date: 4 August 2023 By:

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