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Nearly half of all UK Business start-ups founded on £500 or less

July 27, 2017 By Richard Wilcock in News · 3 minute read

Research has found that almost half of the UK businesses were started on less than £500 and a third of businesses were started on less than £250 or less! The report of over 1,500 small business...

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How do I protect my business against cyber attacks?

June 23, 2017 By Richard Wilcock in News · 3 minute read

It’s becoming more of a common question ‘How do I protect my business against cyber attacks’. Unfortunately, the cyber security sector is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK B2B economy...

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Credit Card Machine Loans: What are they and how do they work?

June 15, 2017 By Richard Wilcock in News · 3 minute read

Unlike other types of business finance where you are usually expected to repay a set, agreed monthly amount to repay your loan, a cash advance works by repaying only when you make a sale via your PDQ card machine...

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Budget 2017: The self-employed targeted with tax rises

March 09, 2017 By Richard Wilcock in News · 3 minute read

It may be fair to say that yesterday’s budget has been criticized especially the Chancellors; ‘attack’ on entrepreneurs. Most of the today’s newspapers have slammed Philip Hammond’s budget...

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What is a merchant cash advance and how can it help my business?

February 09, 2017 By Simon Moorcroft in News · 3 minute read

A merchant cash advance is a loan from a lender that a business repays as and when the business makes credit or debit card sales. The loan amount is agreed based on monthly card transactions that...

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Could an entire hotel be taken over by a cyber attack?

February 06, 2017 By Richard Wilcock in News · 3 minute read

As strange as it sounds it is not just possible, it has already happened in the form of a recent attack where an Austrian hotel was ‘hacked’ and guest doors were automatically locked. The hotel...

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Could Your Business Qualify for a Share of £1m of Funding?

February 01, 2017 By Simon Moorcroft in News · 3 minute read

Your business could qualify for a share of £1 million of funding in a global innovation competition. Could your business benefit from a share of a £1million prize fund? Kind of a silly question...

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Hammond music to the ears of UK Business

January 20, 2017 By Richard Wilcock in News · 3 minute read

Philip Hammond has delivered a speech to a gathering of world business leaders at a World Economic Forum in Davos where he has made a pledge to make Britain ‘as competitive as possible’ making...

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Is Your Business Capitalising On The Latest Technology?

January 11, 2017 By Richard Wilcock in News · 3 minute read

It’s a question you should ask yourself – Is your business capitalising on the latest technology? We are on the very beginning of the curve for the internet of things. There is still only a...

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How a brand revamp can make your business boom!

October 05, 2016 By Richard Wilcock in News · 3 minute read

Small business owners looking to grow their business could be trying lots of differing ways including extra marketing spend on advertising, expanding their business premises, taking on new staff...

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