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Home of our blog articles on topics that will inform and educate entrepreneurs on topics such as lending, green finance, tax and financial matters.

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Navigating seasonal variations with smart working capital management

Take a proactive approach to counteracting the impact of seasonal fluctuations with our blog on how to manage working capital the smart way.

1 Mar 2024

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Key Tax Dates and Deadlines for 2024

We've rounded up key tax dates and deadlines you need to know for 2024. Bookmark this list to navigate your taxes with confidence.

28 Feb 2024

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Lending Trends 2024: A Q&A with Finder

We uncover the key lending industry trends emerging in 2024 in this Q&A with Finder’s Business Finance Expert & Tide’s Senior Business Finance Specialist.

22 Feb 2024

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BCR Pool D Update: Q4 2023

An update on Funding Options Limited's public commitments

12 Feb 2024

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84% of businesses plan to apply for funding in 2023 – we find out why

Despite significant ongoing challenges, this year is also set to bring new growth opportunities for businesses. In fact, 84% of businesses who took part in a recent Funding Options survey said they are looking to secure funding in 2023. Find out how different sectors are planning to spend their funding this year, and how you can secure business finance to fund your own plans.

22 Mar 2023

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What does the 2023 Spring Budget mean for businesses?

On 15 March 2023 Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his Spring Budget speech. It is Hunt’s first Spring Budget and second fiscal statement since becoming Chancellor of the Exchequer in 2022. So, what does this year’s Spring Budget mean for UK businesses?

15 Mar 2023

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How to do bookkeeping: for small businesses and the self-employed

So, your business venture is well and truly off the ground and you’re beginning to see an increase in transactions. While it’s important to keep the momentum going, you’ll also need to have a robust bookkeeping system in place. Let’s take a closer look at the ins and outs of bookkeeping, and explore how a combination of bookkeeping and accounting can help your business to thrive.

7 Mar 2023

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5 ways to 'spring clean' your business

With the official start of spring just around the corner (it’s 20 March, in case you’d forgotten), why not start thinking about how you could give your business the spring clean it needs? The longer days and warming weather gives everyone a much needed energy boost: here are some ways you could channel some of this extra drive into refreshing your business.

14 Feb 2023

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A green business strategy for 2023

Now more than ever, consumers want to shop with businesses that take their corporate social and environmental responsibilities seriously. A green business strategy can help the planet, and help you attract and retain customers. Here’s how to make it work.

23 Jan 2023

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