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5 key numbers to focus on in your business now
As a business owner, understanding some aspects of accountancy and finance can be very helpful, however, in this post-lockdown world it is absolutely vital. It has never been more important to have a good grasp on your company’s......
Everything you need to know about the new Bounce Back Loan scheme for businesses
The Coronavirus pandemic has affected each one of us, in one way or another. The last couple of months have been especially tough on the small businesses across the UK, who are struggling to survive. Luckily, though, the UK Government......
The importance of cash-flow forecasting
Cash-flow forecasting is something that every business should have at all times and not just during a crisis. Though, a major crisis, such as a market disruption or a global health pandemic is when a cash-flow forecast is needed the......
How to write a great business plan
A good business plan is vital for the success of every company - not just start-ups looking for financial help or investments. A business plan is essentially a road map for your business that helps you stay on track with your goals and......
Do I need to register for VAT?
If you're unsure whether you should be registered for VAT we've put together this handy guide to help you.  
25 top tips for getting your invoices paid quicker
You’re an ambitious business with a great product and a strong order book. Growth is on the horizon and the future looks bright. But there’s a problem…. While generating leads and landing sales is all going to plan, getting hold of the......
Guide to choosing the right VAT scheme for your business
VAT is a complex area. With six different VAT schemes available, how you go about reclaiming VAT, and keeping your accounts in order, can be confusing – especially for new business owners. To help you choose the best system for your......