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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...

Blog - Aug 2016
What is credit management and how can your business handle…

Credit management is often a juggling game. You want to be able to make sure that your debtors pay you on time but on the other hand, you don’t want to ruin relationships by continuously chasing...

Blog - Jul 2016
Don’t underestimate the start up costs you may face

The number of businesses starting up in the UK is increasing year on year, with over 350,000 start-ups already launched this year (1), it is expected to surpass 2015’s figure of 608,110...

Blog - Jul 2016
SMEs feel strain on working capital during summer months

Many businesses thrive on the peak of Summer sales, for others these are the months when business dips due to school holidays and families jetting off to make the most of the sun. The challenge with...

Blog - Jul 2016
UK freelancers are increasingly struggling with late invoice payments

UK freelancers are increasingly struggling with late invoice payments, with around half admitting they considered quitting freelance life because of the continued struggles and worries over continued...

Blog - Jun 2016
Treat the cause of late payments, not the symptoms

Late payments is a big problem for many organisations in the UK and its impact on those with fewer than 50 employees are typically twice as likely as large corporates. Many SMEs don’t manage or pay...

Blog - Jun 2016
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...

Blog - Jun 2016
Fraud costs UK economy £193 billion a year – equating…

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

Blog - May 2016
Five invoicing mistakes to avoid

48 per cent of UK’s small to medium-sized businesses are frustrated with delayed payments reaching their business bank accounts, an online survey from YouGov and ACI Worldwide has found(1). 33 per...

Blog - May 2016
Top tips to safeguard security when plugging in to the…

We're offering advice for both businesses and individuals to help them improve security and manage the risks that come with using internet-enabled products - also known as the Internet of Things...

Blog - May 2016
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...

Blog - May 2016
Knowing your customers and suppliers can help prevent cash flow…

Knowing your customers and suppliers’ financial status is important. If you give or extend credit to customers, or your operations rely heavily on a few suppliers, their cash flow and operational...

Blog - Apr 2016