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Switching Energy Suppliers Could Save Your Business Money

Many people are starting to switch their energy providers every year, whilst some people may sit back without knowing they could be saving a considerable amount of money for their business. Whether your business is based in a large built up office or if it’s a small business based in your garage there are plenty of areas to research and find the cheapest energy supplier for you. Read more ›

Why It’s Important To Track Your Marketing Budget

finance marketing budget chartWhen it comes to business, a lot of people find themselves operating with a marketing budget slightly or significantly lower than what they would like. In this type of situation, whether we are talking about small business budgeting or the marketing budget of a much larger company, every penny counts. Read more ›

How Your Business Can Start Accepting Smartphone Payments

small business smartphone payments shoppingFor many businesses, faster and more secure payment methods are key to their success. Smartphone payments can be said to be safer ways of accepting payments in many businesses, and have certainly proven popular. Read more ›

Making Tax Digital Is On Hold: What You Need to Know

In a notice issued on 30th April, it was announced that the government was implementing a new initiative; Making Tax Digital (MTD). However, it was later reported that the legislation had been put on hold. Read more ›

Are you Losing Money Because of Finance Management?

Finance receipts accounts bookkeepingIt’s entirely possible that your company is leaking thousands of pounds every year due to simple financial mismanagement. You’d be surprised how a few basic alterations to the way you prepare will have a great impact on your operation, saving time and therefore saving money. Read more ›

Everything You Need To Know About The New £20 Note

Money notes cash New £20 note coming soonHot on the heels of the new style £5 and £10 notes, the Bank of England have announced their plans to introduce new polymer £20 notes. They have been unveiled to feature a very prominent British artist, who was chosen using a new character selection process. Read more ›

How To Prepare Your Business for Brexit

Brexit is looming large, and business owners who haven’t already embraced the challenge of Britain’s departure from the EU should really begin to re-evaluate their approach when possible.   Read more ›

What You Need To Know About Gender Pay Gap Reporting

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With gender equality a hot topic right now, employers in the UK should be aware of their responsibilities when it comes to any disparity in pay between male and female members of staff. Read more ›

Ipswich – The Best Place to Start a Business?

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It may be a surprising choice, but Ipswich has recently been named the best place to start a new business in the UK. The results come from a survey conducted in September 2017 by business-support group Informi, taking the latest available information from the 63 largest towns and cities in the country

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How to Safeguard Your Finances if You’re Self-Employed

Although being self-employed brings many benefits, there are potential downsides also. Not only can work dry up and cut off your only source of income, but there are further worries over retirement, tax and insurance – aspects many full-time workers take for granted. If you’re one of the UK’s 4.5 million self-employed workers and worried about how to safeguard your finances, here are a few things to consider. Read more ›