Category: Finance

pre-action protocol for debt claims - help or hindrance

Will Pre-Action Protocol Rules Help or Hamper Debt Claims?

A new set of rules came into effect on 1 October 2017 governing how debt claims can proceed. The Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims has...

cash flow money

Why is Cash Flow Always a Problem for SMEs?

The one issue that consistently concerns SMEs is cash flow. Uncertainty about the UK’s political and economic future may hamper growth,...

independent schools charitable rates relief

Could Independent Schools Lose Their Charitable Rates Relief?

Independent schools have charitable status and this comes with tax breaks on their rates. Although there has been an on-off debate for some...

county court judgment

Can You Avoid County Court Judgments?

Registry Trust’s figures for 2017’s first quarter show a sharp increase in County Court Judgments (CCJs) against companies in England...

credit control payment

Should Effective Credit Control Begin Early?

Payment culture can come as a shock to some businesses. SMEs and those businesses operating in areas where cash-flow issues are endemic,...

business rates appeals -questions

Will Schools Benefit from Business Rates Appeals?

If the new business rates appeals system becomes an obstacle to those already feeling the impact of new business rates, does this mean it...

Improved credit control

Could Improved Cheque Payments Transform Credit Control?

Announcements of the cheque’s imminent demise are premature. Over 500 million cheques were written during 2015, according to Payments UK....

recruitment agencies - finance

Recruitment Agencies: How Can You Transform Your Finances?

Many businesses are heavily reliant on recruitment agencies to provide them with the specialist advice and support to enable them to grow....

bitcoin

Bitcoin Trading: Does it Make Good Business Sense?

“Introducing a new currency is always going to present a challenge, but Bitcoin has the potential to transform the business landscape,”...

business protection

Why Should Business Protection be a Personal Priority?

Death-in-service benefits are a valuable addition to a company’s remuneration package.  Should the worst happen, such business...