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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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HMRC's new VAT deferral payment scheme now open for registrations

HMRC have opened its new online VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme for registration as of 23rd February 2021.

25 Feb 2021

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UK Government unveils SME Brexit support fund

On 11 February, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove, announced a £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund. The scheme is designed to help businesses overcome the challenges posed by changes to trade rules within the EU.

16 Feb 2021

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Funding Options and Cooper Parry form strategic alliance to support SME growth

Rebels of accountancy’ firm Cooper Parry partners with business finance marketplace Funding Options to provide flexible business capital to ambitious scale-ups and established SMEs.

2 Nov 2020

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Funding Options signs the 'FinTech for All Charter'

In March 2020, Funding Options made a commitment to work towards gender equality in the workplace by signing the Women in Finance Charter. In a bid to further our goal for fairness in our business, we’re proud to announce that we’ve also joined the FinTech For All Charter.

23 Oct 2020

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What can UK businesses do to prepare for Brexit?

New rules for companies are set to come into force at the end of 2020, which is when the Brexit transition period ends. The Government is warning that the clock is ticking when it comes to getting ready for a no-deal scenario and business leaders are being told not to “get caught out”. Here's what businesses can do to prepare.

23 Oct 2020

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What is the UK business community thinking right now?

Levels of uncertainty and disruption remain sky high in the UK, with figures released by the Office of National Statistics revealing that UK employment fell by the largest amount in over a decade between April and June.

11 Aug 2020

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Adapt to Survive – how businesses have pivoted to stay afloat during COVID-19

The challenge of the coronavirus pandemic should not be underestimated. UK job losses as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown and the changing economic climate have reached 650,000 in Mid-July – and that’s before the winding up of the furlough scheme in October when employers will have to contribute to the wages of their furloughed staff.

6 Aug 2020

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The ultimate guide to working capital

A steady flow of working capital is vital for any business hoping to achieve long-term success. A company can have significant assets and profitability, yet find themselves unable to survive due to lack of working capital. This guide is for business owners interested in finding out more about working capital and how to calculate it, as well as those searching for sustainable practices that will help them optimise their flow of working capital.

18 Mar 2020

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Economic Secretary visits Funding Options

We were delighted to host John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, at Funding Options HQ on Tuesday 11 June.

10 Jun 2019


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