January is always the busiest time of year for accountants. At the beginning of the new year, there is a rush of new enquiries which gradually increase over the course of the month as the Self Assessment tax return deadline on 31 January creeps closer.
In March the CoronaVirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) comes to an end.
The unprecedented impact of the coronavirus pandemic has caused major disruptions in everyone’s lives.
Entrepreneurs can’t expect to handle everything in their business. Growth comes from having time to step back and set strategic objectives
As we enter the second national UK lockdown, many business managers see a bleak future.
Connecting with other SMEs is a business owner’s route to success. Expand and use your network to learn from the experience of others.
As 2020 draws to what many will consider a welcome close, it’s time to look forward to what 2021 will bring in terms of SME finance.
When the UK first went into lockdown over six months ago, its businesses were propelled into a state of mass uncertainty. This rang particularly true for small businesses still in growth phase, with less cash reserves and market traction to fall back on.
Shortly after announcing the UK’s return to lockdown, the government extended the deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS), which have provided such a crucial lifeline for many SMEs
When the UK launched Open Banking at the start of 2018, many business owners felt uncomfortable with the idea of sharing sensitive data about company finances with third parties.