Finance affecting SMEs and their export potential

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 21 Oct, 2019

According to the UK’s export credit agency, Capital Economics for UK Export Finance (UKEF), 60 per cent of companies have cited finance as a key obstacle to exporting.

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New cybersecurity project to protect businesses from online fraud, says Government

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 18 Oct, 2019

The Government is launching a new cybersecurity programme to protect businesses from the threat of online fraud.

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Government awards £2 million fund to help solve problems faced by small businesses

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 17 Oct, 2019

The Government has announced that a £2 million fund is to be distributed in a bid to help address many of the common problems faced by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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FCA announces crackdown on car financing industry

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 16 Oct, 2019

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s financial regulator, has announced a crackdown on the car financing industry, saving drivers £165 million.

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SME Finance Charter to “increase small business access to finance”

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 11 Oct, 2019

The new SME Finance Charter will ensure small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have access to finance, it has been revealed.

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SMEs are losing money by not having a website

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 10 Oct, 2019

According to new research, UK based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are missing out on thousands of pounds each month due to a lack of online presence.

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Top tips to ensure your business is prepared for Brexit

Posted in Blog, Economy, HMRC, SMEs, SMEs / Business, Tax | Posted on 9 Oct, 2019

The UK is currently scheduled to leave the European Union (EU) on 31 October 2019. However, it is still unclear whether that will be with or without a deal.

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How SMEs can prepare for Brexit

Posted in Blog, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 7 Oct, 2019

The department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has recently released a checklist to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) prepare for the UK leaving the European Union (EU) on 31 October 2019.

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Free sessions to prepare businesses for Brexit, says Government

Posted in Blog, HMRC, SMEs, SMEs / Business | Posted on 4 Oct, 2019

Free Business Readiness Events will help businesses find out what actions they need to take to prepare them for Brexit, the Government has revealed.

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Final opportunity to register for online self-assessment tax return for 2018/19

Posted in Blog, Tax | Posted on 3 Oct, 2019

Taxpayers who are looking to file their self-assessment tax return online for the 2018/19 tax year need to have registered for an online account on the HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) website before Saturday (5

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