The aim of Google Campus Exchange is to mentor ten innovative UK startups during the summer of 2016. Entrepreneurs who are either starting out or wanting to know how to grow a small business can gain help and advice not only from Google mentors and investors, but also a network of fellow entrepreneurs.
according to IPSE is very badly handled by freelancers and other self-employed people is finances! Some freelancers and small businesses are not very disciplined about invoicing.
Secured and unsecured business loans are two very different products and it is important to be clear about those differences.
Over the last few years, small business owners have found it increasingly hard to obtain small business loans from banks.
We were fascinated to read recently about the design of the new £5 note, which will be issued by the Bank of England in September. In May 2017 paper £5 notes will cease to be legal tender and will no longer be accepted by shops and banks.
We were interested to read the results of recent research by Hitachi Capital Finance, which analysed data from its small business customers. It revealed how much stress small business owners are under, and outlined some of the reasons for this.
Parliament is once again officially open for business and the latest Queen’s Speech has outlined the priorities of the government for the coming session. But what are the plans for small businesses?
Let’s look at two young people who have both made their small business into a huge success.
London has chosen and we have our new mayor. Sadiq Khan, Labour’s candidate and London’s first Muslim mayor – and self-titled “mayor for all Londoners”. But what impact will he have on small businesses in London?
Asset-based finance is the raising of funds using your existing assets as security. Assets can include invoice finance, – where business secure funding against the value of unpaid invoices – stock, equipment and property. According to the Asset-Based Finance Association ABFA, asset-based funding in the UK breaks down into roughly around 80% invoice finance and 20% the rest.