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22 Facebook Marketing Tips for Small Businesses on a Budget

Found this useful article on Wordsteam, you can find the full story here Lisa Smith As Facebook seeks to deliver the content its users will enjoy most and find most relevant, organic reach has been on the decline. In fact, … Continue reading

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On your bike!

There are naturally lots of benefits from having your employees cycle to work. People who are cycling on a daily basis tend to be healthier, meaning you have less days lost to sickness each year. They also tend to have … Continue reading

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Online HMRC forum launched to give small business owners direct tax advice

A new online HMRC forum has been officially made live, offering company owners a place to ask questions relating to every stage of starting and growing a company. The forum, launched 2 August, acts as a live message board and displays … Continue reading

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RBS Payout to small businesses

Seen on www.businessadvice.co.uk Challenger banks set for £835m RBS payout to tempt new business banking customers The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to set aside £350m to facilitate the switching of customer accounts to eligible challenger banks, after the … Continue reading

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Top tips for starting a business

For those starting or growing a business, it’s important to navigate the available support with confidence. So, here are some sources of government assistance that could help in 2017. The government is also worked hard at consolidating its support and … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding – how to sidestep the banks – help from the FSB

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and the UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA) have come together to give small firms and start-ups advice on how to access finance through crowdfunding. Recent FSB research showed that only 37 per cent of its … Continue reading

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Financing a new businesses

A bank loan is not the only way that you can raise money to fund your startup business. For some businesses, particularly new riskier ventures, equity investment – raising capital through the sale of shares in a business – may … Continue reading

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Financial admin poses risk to small business growth, IAB survey finds

A quarter of small and medium sized companies believe that getting additional help with their day-to-day administration would help them to grow, according to a survey by the International Association of Book-keepers (IAB). The IAB survey found that while over … Continue reading

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Celebrating Kent Home Based Entrepreneurs

Due to popular demand at the workshop sessions we have held this year The West Kent Partnership is celebrating Global Entrepreneur week with us. We would therefore like to invite you to this special event celebrating the innovation and vitality … Continue reading

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The Banks say they are willing to lend. Do you believe them?

Guest Blog from David Milham At the end of January, I read that the British Bankers’ Association said that banks were now willing to lend more to small businesses. BBA boss Anthony Browne claimed that the “banks are open for … Continue reading

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