Tag Archives: business advice

Some info on new government loans

Recovery loan scheme

We’re helping clients assess if they might need funding and loans available to help. The government recently launched its new Recovery Loan Scheme, so we wanted to make sure you knew your options. Here’s five things to know about the scheme: There’s no turnover or trading history requirements Personal guarantees […]

The Recovery Loan Scheme – what is it and how does it work?

Recovery Loan Scheme

Many will be mourning the loss of the CBILS and BBL schemes and the access to cheap credit, which ended this month. However, the new Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS), the Government’s latest covid-19 support programme, which launched this week still provides much needed additional finance to businesses affected by Covid-19. […]

Top Tips for Cashflow Planning

cashflow tips

As everyone who’s ever started their own business can confirm, cash is king. Without a steady flow of capital into the business, your ability to expand – and even to stay afloat – is likely to be severely compromised. That’s why cash flow management and forecasting play such a vital […]

Support Available to SMEs – A Handy Guide

cashflow and growth

Rishi Sunak recently introduced a number of new measures of support for SMEs as part of his budget.  He also extended some of the existing schemes as well as announcing some new initiatives designed to support the survival, growth and development of businesses.   From the extension of furlough to […]

Time saving tips for business owners and managers

time saving

We receive a lot of questions along the lines of “how can I plan more efficiently?” or “how can I access my information in real time?” The answers all come back to one key element that not many of us have a lot of – time. Here’s our top three […]

Business owner anxious about finances?

money anxiety

What a time to be in business! Fine if you are Amazon founder Jeff Bezos or own a takeaway coffee van!  We recognise however that some business owners are having a very stressful time and that’s why we are working closely with our Wealth Management team to help clients see […]

Motivation and Motivational Mapping

motivational mapping

What does it mean to me and my people? With most journeys you take you are likely to check a map. A map helps you understand the route you need to take to get to your destination – or goal. Motivation is energy; it is what fuels us to take […]

Business Interruption Insurance Claims

Business Interruption Insurance Claims

Many policyholders will have been celebrating after the Supreme Court ruling on insurance contract wordings went substantially in their favour.  While this may offer hope to SME’s, the ruling may not be the solution for all situations for a number of reasons: Policies have slightly different wordings and only a […]

We’re working hard to get more financial support for SMEs

Support for SME

We are deeply concerned about the plight of the smaller businesses across the UK including the c. 3m self-employed directors of limited companies, who are not eligible for the government’s existing grants, and have therefore been excluded from the financial support measures during COVID-19. self-employed director And this is one […]

Is being in business stifling your freedom?

freedom of mind

Did you set up your own business under the premise that you would have more time, flexibility, and freedom – but it just hasn’t worked out that way? You may be getting lost under all those business owner hats and feeling overwhelmed. You may feel slightly sad at the ‘loss’ […]