economics

5 money saving tips for SMEs...

Posted on Aug 08 2016 by
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,...

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

Posted on Jul 19 2016 by
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...

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What is a micro business and is your business one of them?...

Posted on Jul 11 2016 by
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...

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What are the challenges currently facing SMEs?...

Posted on Jul 05 2016 by
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...

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Alternative finance challenging mainstream lending...

Posted on Jun 19 2016 by
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...

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

Posted on Jun 01 2016 by
Right now millions of new “things” get connected online every day - from toasters and heart monitors, to cars and light bulbs. The mass adoption of devices with multi-layered connectivity has been badged the Internet of...

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

Posted on May 25 2016 by
The annual cost of fraud in the UK could be as high as £193 billion per year, according to a new report. It dwarfs previous estimates produced by the UK Government which put the figure at around £50 billion in 2013. The Annual...

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Experian expects CPI inflation to increase very gradually, t...

Posted on May 18 2016 by
The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose by 0.3% in the year to April, down from 0.5% in the year to March....

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Fraud increases by a fifth in one year...

Posted on May 11 2016 by
The overall fraud rate during Q1-2016 continued to grow reaching 54 in 10,000 - compared to 45 in 10,000 during Q1-2015 - spurred on by fraudsters focusing their efforts on current accounts and credit cards. Our latest Fraud...

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