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Catch up with the latest business news for start-up's and SME's.

FSB wants to award best businesses across the UK

August 20, 2018 By Chloe Mckenna in News · 3 minute read

Small businesses are starting to gain recognition for their achievements and it's being welcomed with open arms.

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5 things you need to know about having a merchant account

August 16, 2018 By Chloe Mckenna in Tips & Guides · 3 minute read

If you’re planning on taking payment via debit or credit cards within your business then there's no doubt about it, you’re definitely going to need a merchant account. So, what exactly is one and why do you need it? Let’s find out.

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What's the difference between secured and unsecured business finance?

August 08, 2018 By Chloe Mckenna in News · 3 minute read

Need to know the difference between the two but have no idea where to start? Fear not. Read on to find out everything you need to know, the good, the bad the ugly and which one is best for you.

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Pubs still struggling but there is hope with dedicated pub funding

August 01, 2018 By Chloe Mckenna in News · 3 minute read

Pubs still struggling but there is hope with dedicated pub funding.

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Bad news for UK restaurant sector after exit from the EU

July 30, 2018 By Chloe Mckenna in News · 3 minute read

The UK restaurant industry has taken a huge hit due to the weakening of the British Pound after pulling out of the EU in 2016

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5 reasons how open banking could help your business

July 14, 2018 By Chloe Mckenna in Tips & Guides · 3 minute read

So, let's get down to the nitty-gritty, what exactly is open banking? Maybe you've read the term in an article somewhere or heard it on the radio and never gave it much thought.

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6 easy ways to save money in your business

June 21, 2018 By Chloe Mckenna in Tips & Guides · 3 minute read

Running and owning a business isn’t always sunshine and rainbows. It’s a constant merry go round of balancing the books, penny-pinching and trying to keep your running costs low

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£1.7bn deal agreed for CYBG takeover of Virgin Money

June 18, 2018 By Chloe Mckenna in News · 3 minute read

Virgin money has accepted the sweetened deal offered by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group (CYBG) today. A deal worth £1.7bn has been reached, however it could result in a staggering 1,500 job losses.

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StartUp 2018: The biggest start-up show of the year

December 19, 2017 By Simon Moorcroft in News · 3 minute read

Startup 2018 is set to be another great event this coming January. If you are a startup or in the early stages of your business venture, there can only be one destination that you need to attend in January.

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Is the Euro set to dominate over Sterling?

August 31, 2017 By Richard Wilcock in News · 3 minute read

It is looking likely that the pound could be heading for parity with the Euro against an eight year low. The facts are clear; we now have levels approaching that of the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009...

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