Category: Financial

schools

Schools: Will Your Rates Reflect the High Cost of Heritage?

For schools, having listed buildings can add to a sense of prestige and historical heft. However, listed buildings come with their own set...

brexit

Brexit: Will Loss of Confidence Affect Your Business Rates?

The economy continues to feel post Brexit aftershocks.  It is likely to do so for some time – particularly as the timetable for actually...

customers and faceless finance

Are Customers Ready to Say Goodbye to Faceless Finance?

Consumers and customers are individuals and the sheer amount of information available to them has led them to expect to be treated as such....

late payment blues

What is the Cure For the Late Payment Blues?

Cash flow is a big issue for many SMEs. It determines how well they can run themselves.  It is also a big factor in how well they can...

financial services

Can Financial Services Move From Big Banking to Boutique?

When are financial services not in the news? Recent findings by The New City Agenda thinktank suggest the cost to UK banks of misconduct is...

Estate Planning Solutions take a STEP towards Business Excellence

If you have galvanised yourself into action by the fear of not having your affairs in order, how do you go about choosing an estate...

Business Rates: Commercial Building

Business Rates Revaluation: The Implications of 1 April 2015

Growth is normally seen as good for business. But in the case of the forthcoming 2017 business rates revaluation this might not necessarily...

Schools: Construction Blueprints

Schools: Beware the Hidden Costs of Construction

Businesses understandably want to keep their costs down when it comes to construction projects, whether these are new builds or...

cloud technology for IFA businesses

IFAs – Can You Rely on Cloud Technology?

Cloud technology offers new productivity opportunities to users. It can be time-saving, and it opens up greater possibilities for workplace...

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Rates Revaluation: Should Businesses Act Now?

The 2017 Rates Revaluation is coming.  The time for businesses to act is now as the information supplied to the Valuation Office this year...