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A guide to getting a small business loan

Gone are the days of having to go to your business bank for small business loans. As well as the usual high street institutions, there are many newer, more flexible lenders out there today who may be able to better facilitate your business finance needs.

4 Jan 2022

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5 financial business resolutions for 2022

As we approach 2022, it's worth reflecting on the highs and lows of 2021 so we can begin making plans to start the New Year with our best foot forward. It’s been a long year, so to make the planning process a little easier we've put together a list of financial resolutions to consider for 2022.

16 Dec 2021

Funding Options teams up with Wise to offer SMEs greater choice on FX and international payments

Funding Options teams up with Wise to offer SMEs greater choice on FX and international payments

This partnership will enable independent businesses to access international payments via the marketplace, and pay invoices in over 50 different currencies.

15 Dec 2021

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Helping your clients plan for growth next year

January is always a hectic month. So, why not give your clients a kickstart today by preparing them for growth in 2022? Establishing goals with your clients now will provide them with the vision and motivation they need to move forward with confidence.

13 Dec 2021

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10 Energy savings tips for small businesses

Saving on energy bills as a small business can be critical for your success. Depending on the type of business you are in, energy costs can be a significant expense, and as an overhead, energy costs can become a survive or thrive issue. Not only do you need to choose your supplier with care, but you also need to reduce your energy consumption by conducting an energy audit.

10 Dec 2021

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How to create a business project report to get an SME loan

Before you begin your search for an SME loan for a specific project and commit to an application, you need to create a detailed project plan covering every crucial aspect of your business.

9 Dec 2021

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How can UK SMEs plan and prepare for growth in 2022?

After what can only be described as a whirlwind of a year, we’re finally waving farewell to 2021. If you’re lucky enough to be able to snatch a bit of downtime before the year’s out, why not spend some time planning and preparing for 2022? After all, as the famous racer Bobby Unser once said, “success is where preparation and opportunity meet.”

8 Dec 2021

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Think big, shop small and live sustainably social media giveaway Ts and Cs

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, "The Promoter" refers to Funding Options whose Instagram handle is @fundingoptionsuk and LinkedIn page is Funding Options. The "Prize" refers to two (2) Funding Options tote bags.

6 Dec 2021

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8 Ideas to promote your business on Small Business Saturday

If you’re a small business owner in the UK, you might have felt left out when the recent Black Friday and Cyber Monday days took place because, let’s face it, these events get dominated by big business. But if you run a small business, perhaps this Saturday and the weekend is finally your turn to experience bumper sales in the lead up to Christmas.

1 Dec 2021


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