Content written by Matthew Trussell

Is my online reputation affecting my business?

A key consideration for most businesses is brand perception. How customers or prospective customers see your business can have a great impact on how they interact with you. If someone hears, reads or...

Blog - Sep 2016
How do you manage the online reputation of your business?

In our previous post, we discussed why your online reputation is important, and that your reputation may be online, even if your business isn’t – but how do you actually manage the online...

Blog - Sep 2016
Why is your online reputation important?

Reputation before the internet Firstly, we’re going to rewind back to the days before the internet. The reputation of your business was based mostly, if not solely, on word-of-mouth. Comments and...

Blog - Aug 2016
How can you optimise the cash flow of your business?

Running a business can be a little like alchemy. You’ve got to source the best ingredients, in the right quantities. You’ve then got to prepare the ingredients, mix everything together properly...

Blog - Aug 2016
Six tips to help you plan for business loans

The process of applying for a business loan can sometimes seem quite difficult, and at times frustrating. Even before putting pen to paper and formally applying, there’s so much to think about and...

Blog - Aug 2016
9 top tips for growing your business credit profile

Running your own company is an immensely time consuming process and there is so much to think about. It can be an arduous task indeed taking the helm of the ship. As for steering it in the right...

Blog - Jul 2016
7 questions you should consider asking before applying for equity…

It’s pretty much a given that in order for your business to grow, you’re going to need additional funding at some point in time. Whatever shape these funds take; be they a traditional bank loan,...

Blog - Jul 2016
The business banking and business finance landscapes are changing. What…

Around ten years ago, if you needed a new pair of shoes, you’d make your way, perhaps begrudgingly, to the local shopping centre, peruse the shelves, find something that you liked and head on over...

Blog - Jun 2016
What are capital allowances and R&D tax credits and how…

Firstly, a brief introduction. Capital allowances and Research and Development (R&D) tax credits are forms of tax relief available to UK-based companies. Capital allowances, to the unfamiliar,...

Blog - Jun 2016
What should you know about business bank accounts? Our 7…

You think up an amazing idea for a business. You carry out tireless research and put in some serious hours to find out whether your offering is needed or even wanted by your would-be customers....

Blog - May 2016
From government grants to tax breaks. How and why do…

It can be pretty emotional running your own business and it can feel really overwhelming at times. That being said, if you’re doing something that you love, and you’ve gotten good at it, it can...

Blog - May 2016
How can I find the best bank account for my…

There’s no denying that a bank account is a must, be it for a business, or an individual. Long gone are the days of carrying around a coin purse, the majority of things are paid for by a little...

Blog - May 2016