Think you can get through life without maths?

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Think you can get through life without maths?

Maths. It can be a bit of a marmite subject; most people will love it or hate it. But it is a functional skill for a reason, whether you become an architect or a dance teacher you will need to know how to do simple sums and equations.


Budget for Business?

Written by // Liz Kirman Categories // Finance

George Osborne Chancellor of the Exchequer has delivered his eighth budget. He has revised the UK growth figures down to 2% which he states will still means that we have the fastest growth from a western economy. He has also announced that the UK will have a million new jobs by 2020. With changes to corporation tax and small business relief what are the key points from the budget that may impact on your business?



Raising Capital through Crowd Funding

Written by // Liz Kirman Categories // Finance

There is a new kid on the block when it comes to raising capital – it’s called Crowd Funding. It’s a simple concept where individuals can invest in a business or project for as little as a quid.


Changes to Employment Law

Categories // Business Operations, Finance

As the new tax year is approaching, there are a number of changes to employment law which you should be made aware of if you are not already.

Statutory Redundancy Changes

If you are unfortunately in the position where you may have to be making staff redundant, or if this could be a possibility in the future, then you need to be aware of the changes to statutory redundancy compensation this month.


Securing finance for your high growth business

Written by // Vega Sims Categories // Finance

In the current economic climate, many businesses can find it challenging to secure finance, even potential high growth businesses might find it more tricky than normal. It is therefore very important to ensure that you are thoroughly prepared for meetings with possible investors.


Raising finance for an SME when you can’t offer security

Written by // KG Patel Categories // Finance

Are you finding it difficult to raise finance for your company simply because you cannot offer security to the lender? If so, don’t give up yet, there are other options. The Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme may be your route to accessing finance.