By Funding Options Business acquisitions can play a large role in the success and growth of companies. SMEs use acquisitions to bolster their market presence and acquisitions aren’t a rarity in the corporate world either. Alphabet – Google’s parent company – had reportedly acquired over 200 companies by 2016. But what is a business acquisition […]
By Funding Options Sometimes, waiting days or even weeks to secure a business loan isn’t a viable option. Every business experiences turbulent times, and having enough capital to keep afloat in the midst of a crisis is critical. Fortunately, there are plenty of options out there for businesses requiring fast finance. Most come in the […]
By Funding Options To say that COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the UK’s economic landscape is an understatement. Just a few months ago, Rishi Sunak confirmed that the country’s debt is now worth more than its entire economy after the government borrowed £55.2bn in May – the highest amount since records began in 1993. Issues […]
By Donna Torres, director of small business at Xero UK There is some light at the end of the tunnel for small businesses. As the lockdown continues to ease many retailers and hospitality businesses are now opening up again, or preparing to return soon. Preparing for what’s around the corner has always been key […]
Based in Bridgend in South Wales, Sophie and Lucy offer online accounting and bookkeeping services to small businesses across the UK. They started the company because they felt the industry was missing something very important; a human touch. The pair saw a permanent office space in Bridgend as the next step to enable Mazuma’s growth.
“The Development Bank were the key to making the deal to purchase the property happen. They were confident in our plan, which in turn gave us more confidence,” Jim Gaffney, co-owner.
By Mente UK companies should take action to support employees facing financial difficulties, says workplace mental health consultancy, Mente.
“Most of our customers wouldn’t normally have been able to stay in Barmouth, so the people we will be bringing in will be fresh customers for other local businesses too,” Anthony Olley, Director.
The successful applicants for Mission Ventures’ new accelerator programme as part of The Good Food Fund have been announced.