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5 money saving tips for SMEs...

All businesses have the aim of reducing costs and chasing growth; whether your goal is to boost profits, survive in a competitive market place or become more efficient in increasing revenue. By reviewing your outgoings regularly, you’re more likely to be able to make savings as you’ll be able...

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Challenges you could face when looking to expand your ...

All across Britain, small businesses are constantly being encouraged to think big and expand their horizons by exploring overseas markets. This includes government initiatives such as Exporting is Great, a 5 year campaign launched in 2015 presenting real-time export opportunities in all sectors, across the world. This is with...

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What is a micro business and is your business one of t...

Small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) account for 99 per cent of all enterprises in the UK, approximately 48 per cent of employment and 41 per cent of business turnover. These businesses are the job-creators but often get lost within the business community with seven hundred thousand of these...

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What are the challenges currently facing SMEs?...

In a rapidly changing world and volatile economy, businesses need to be aware of the challenges they are current faced with. They may not have an entourage of consultants to advise them on how to deflect these challenges but at the same time, they have the advantage of being...

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Alternative finance challenging mainstream lending...

Before the concept of alternative finance or peer to peer lending was born, borrowing money off high street banks to start your first business or to grow it was just about one of the only options available. However with the rise in popularity of alternative finance, SMEs now have...

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Fraud, identity and the emerging Internet of Things...

While we're not directly producing IoT “things,” we work with companies and organisations that do, to help them safeguard their customers and themselves from the impact of fra...

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Fraud costs UK economy £193 billion a year – equ...

New research shows fraud costs the UK economy £193 billion a year - equating to More than £6,000 lost per second every d...

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Experian expects CPI inflation to increase very gradua...

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.3% in the year to April, down from 0.5% in the year to...

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Fraud increases by a fifth in one year...

Large payments have been diverted and fraudsters have disappeared with the money. We are also seeing an increase in impersonations of the deceased within mortgage fraud. Fraudsters use the ID of people who have recently passed away but who previously lived at a...

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