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Overdrafts and revolving credit facilities – what's the difference?
Education

Overdrafts and revolving credit facilities – what's the difference?

Business overdrafts and revolving credit facilities share some similarities. For example, they're both designed for short-term cash flow purposes. But there are also differences: one of the fundamental ones being that your business bank usually supplies an overdraft while revolving credit facilities are available from specialist lenders.

14 Jul 2022

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What are the main crowdfunding advantages and disadvantages?
Education

What are the main crowdfunding advantages and disadvantages?

If you've got a business idea in the pipeline or are looking to launch a new project, you might consider funding it via a crowdfunding campaign. But first, why not take some time to understand the advantages and disadvantages?

11 Jul 2022

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What loans are available for women to start a business?
Education

Investing in equality: What loans are available for women to start a business?

Research reveals that female-led businesses receive, on the whole, less funding than those managed by men. But why? Shouldn't industry's goal be to ensure a diverse and varied business landscape? In this article, we'll take a closer look at the problem and highlight some key finance options that every business owner can use to access finance, hopefully achieving greater gender parity.

7 Jul 2022

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How to write a business plan for a loan
Education

How to write a business plan for a loan

Your business plan is a living document – it's something you'll revisit to check that you're reaching your goals and making the most of your venture. You may also need one if you're looking for funders to support and invest in your idea. Here's how it works.

4 Jul 2022

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What is a typical exit strategy for real estate investors?
Education

What is a typical exit strategy for real estate investors?

If you’re a real estate investor, you’ve probably figured out how you’re going to make money. Without an exit strategy, you could get no return or investment – or receive less than you invested. But what does a typical exit strategy for property investors look like? The truth is, there are a few – and the one you choose will depend on your own needs and goals.

30 Jun 2022

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factory business owner undertaking an energy audit uk
Business Energy

How can a factory reduce its energy consumption?

With energy prices continuing to rise, factory owners consider undertaking a comprehensive energy audit to understand where, how and when to make the critical changes necessary to reduce their energy consumption.

29 Jun 2022

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How can small businesses be the top seed at Wimbledon?
News

Match point: How can small businesses be top seed at Wimbledon?

More than a billion viewers take action across 200 nations – providing a platform for UK businesses to market their business. It's clear that just like the FA Cup Final that occurred earlier in the summer calendar of sporting events, Wimbledon is a beacon for businesses. Smaller companies look to Wimbledon for creative ways to build their brand and drive their bottom line.

13 Jun 2022

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International Women Engineering Day 2022
Tech blog

Marija Bojcic and International Women in Engineering Day

We find out how Marija’s innate drive, and boundless curiosity led her to begin a career in Engineering.

20 Jun 2022

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What is Open Banking, and what does it entail?
Education

What is Open Banking, and what does it entail?

Open Banking emerged as a set of reforms by the PSD2 in 2018. It allows consumers and companies to share their financial information securely and in a standardised way with authorised parties. But what does Open Banking mean for businesses, exactly?

23 Jun 2022

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