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    Small firms say interruption loan changes mark “big step forward”


    Responding to the Government’s announcement of measures aimed at improving small business access to the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) National Chairman Mike Cherry said: “We welcome the Chancellor’s personal intervention to ensure that banks deliver the government-backed emergency loans which are urgently needed ...

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    Bolstered business interruption loans


    The Chancellor Rishi Sunak is taking further action to support firms affected by the coronavirus crisis by bolstering business interruption loans for small businesses and announcing a new scheme for larger companies.More than £90 million of loans to nearly 1,000 small and medium sized firms have been approved under the ...

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    Concerns about the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans Scheme


    The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) offers a loan of up to £5 million that is interest free for the first 12 months however there are concerns about "the way the loan scheme is being rolled out and being interpreted by some lenders".The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee ...

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    National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates increased on 1 April


    The National Living Wage (NLW) will increase today (Wednesday 1 April) to £8.72, giving a pay rise to thousands of workers at the frontline of the UK’s response to Covid-19.This rise follows recommendations made to the Government by the Low Pay Commission (LPC) in the autumn. It means the rate ...

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    Why SaaS metrics are changing the role of finance?


    One of the most common terms that I come across at work today is “SaaS”, software-as-a-service. It’s particularly prevalent in webexpenses as we are a “SaaS” business. We all know the impact that cloud technology has had on the business world, our delivery model has been born from this technology ...

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    Where are all the women? The lack of females in financial management positions


    More women than men start in the financial services (FS) sector, yet females only make up only 14% of FS executive committees, with many leaving at middle management level.

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    10 tips for implementing a successful expense management programme


    There has been plenty of innovation recently that has helped to both improve the user experience and reduce the hassle of expense management. A smooth expense management policy can make a huge difference to the financial wellbeing of both employers and employees. 

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    3 Routes to Business Grant Funding that you Need to Know


    There are a myriad sources of grant funding available for small businesses and start ups and as a business owner it can be confusing trying to pick your way through the different options to decide whether your business may qualify for support. Here is my advice on how to go about finding out about funding support and some of the key schemes available.

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    10 Steps to Running a Successful Kickstarter Campaign


    Crowdfunding through Kickstarter can be an invaluable tool for start ups, however not many people are aware of the do’s and don’ts when it comes to running a crowdsourcing campaign. Here are our 10 simple tips to ensure that your kickstarter campaign goes off without a hitch.

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    The Difference Between A Forecast And A Budget


    What is the difference between a forecast and a budget? It surprises me how often this question comes up within businesses, even with some Executives who have held significant budget responsibility during their careers.

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    Asset Based Lending As An Alternative Funding Option


    Peter Ewen, Managing Director of independent Invoice and Asset Based Lender Venture Finance, reveals why business owners should consider Asset Based Lending as an alternative method of funding in these challenging economic times.