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Person writing a business plan
How to write a business plan

You have the big idea – but before jumping in feet first, investing your time and hard-earned money launching a new venture, you’ll need a business plan to steer its direction and make it a...

Blog - Jun 2020
How to start a business in five steps
How to start a business in five steps

Step one: Getting started Step two: Choose a name and establish the legal structure Step three: Secure funding Step four: Building a brand Step five: Prepare to launch Next steps Starting your own...

Blog - May 2020
Business trends report: 2020

Top six business trends for 2020: Key takeaways   SMEs: Technology will continue to help more small businesses compete with bigger firms Economy: With UK employment levels high and consumer...

Report - Feb 2020
How FinTechs disrupt retail banking and other financial services
21% of UK businesses have suffered a data breach in…

This year, more UK businesses of all sizes have invested in response plans than ever before (78%). This shows a greater awareness of cybercrime and a positive step in the right direction. However,...

Blog - Jul 2017