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What is working capital finance?

What is working capital finance?

What is working capital finance? The UK’s economic growth is predicted to be between 1% and 2% this year and sterling is currently competitive in foreign markets. This means that there are excellent opportunities for businesses that want to invest in future growth. However, for many smaller businesses, finding the funds for these plans can be a challenge.  As well

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Economy Finances – What would you like to know?

Economy Finances – What would you like to know?

Economy finances – what would you like to know? For a start – what does it mean? In simple terms it’s about how decisions about money are made to make more money. The most critical factor is uncertainty, because financial markets are always changing. Or, to put it another way, it’s like your personal finances; you know you need to

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Changes to Dividend Tax

Changes to Dividend Tax

Changes to Dividend Tax From 6 April this year the tax-free allowance for people who receive income from dividends will be cut from £5,000 to £2,000. You will be affected if, for example, you receive dividends outside your individual savings account (ISA) allowance or pension. If you are a basic-rate taxpayer you will pay 7.5%. Higher-rate taxpayers will pay 32.5%

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Three lessons small business can learn from Carillion collapse

Three lessons small business can learn from Carillion collapse

The collapse of the countries second largest construction company, Carillion, has caused panic amongst many SMEs in the UK who were exposed to this toxic company. The knock-on impact will likely take several months (or years) to fully be realised, as many smaller businesses take on additional debt to survive or tighten their expenses to respond to bad debts or

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Provocative Marketing at a local level – I don’t get it!

Provocative Marketing at a local level – I don’t get it!

I was speaking to a reasonably well known local businessperson recently and he declared it a FACT that provocative marketing works. On further questioning it seems that they felt that by deliberately upsetting 50% of your potential audience then the other half will flock towards you and be desperate to pass business your way. In other words (to quote a

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Are you really ‘busy’?

Are you really ‘busy’?

I am writing this while watching my eldest son swim at a Leisure Centre on a Wednesday night. I usually use this time to either go to the gym or if I am trying to avoid that, do some work. Usually, this isn’t high intensity work but simple day to day tasks which don’t need to be done in working

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JB Commercial Finance – Complaint Process

JB Commercial Finance – Complaint Process

To view our complaint process please see the link below. Or please feel free to contact us for more information.
What does Bridging Finance mean?

What does Bridging Finance mean?

So, what is bridging finance and what does it mean? – please see our video below:
Has your bank turned you down?

Has your bank turned you down?

What do you do when the bank says “NO” – please see our video below:
How do you know you can trust a broker?

How do you know you can trust a broker?

How do you find a broker you can trust? – please see our video below:
Is property a worthwhile investment?

Is property a worthwhile investment?

Is property still a good investment? – please see our video below: