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Everything You Need to Create a Killer Sales Strategy

Of all the factors on which the success of an organisation depends, how effective they are at making a sale definitely qualifies as a top contender. It is the one factor that not only determines the performance of companies but also sets them apart in a fiercely competitive market.

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​7 Essentials Your Small Business Needs to Succeed

When it comes to running a successful business, it is always important to learn to walk before you run. Growth is on the agenda for 80% of UK SMEs and in this quick guide on how small businesses can achieve success, identifying seven key factors that every entrepreneur should consider when approaching business.

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Why every business should do cash flow forecasting

Shockingly, 82% of businesses that become insolvent do so because of a cash flow crisis. But losing sleep over it isn’t necessary. Cash flow forecasting can allow you to count sheep again, not cash.

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​How to Take Your Content Strategy to The Next Level

By now, we hope that you have clocked onto the fact that content is the way forward. You will struggle to find someone working in the marketing side of a business who has not come across the popular phrase: "Content is king" and there is a reason for that – because it is absolutely true...

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7 Steps to Prepare Your Business for GDPR

You will struggle to find a business that is not implementing last minute changes with the impending General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) deadline fast approaching....

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Does Your Business Need Finance?

In 2017 we conducted a survey, asking 500 financial decision makers their views and their plans and fears for their business in the year ahead. The results showed
that almost half of SMEs admitted that they could not last any longer than a month on their existing cash reserves and for many, it was far less. According to BDRC SME Finance Monitor only 24% of SMEs have a dedicated finance person. Supporting business leaders is our top priority and in this guide we share our expertise, to help manage your finances more effectively...

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Invoice Recovery: What You Need to Know

Recovering unpaid invoices can be a serious hassle for companies. There is nothing more annoying than not being paid on time. To help make this process easier, we have answered some of the most common questions and put together a simple step-by-step timeline to follow...

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3 Reasons Why Banks Are Losing Out to Alternative Business Finance Providers

In the UK alone, it is estimated that more than 500,000 new SME's are created every single year. But with every new business on the horizon, there is a requirement for financial support if the need arises.

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Business Finance – How you do find Yours?

Cadbury's classic marketing campaign has endured for over 20 years, asking consumers - "How do you eat yours?" - to promote their Creme Eggs at Easter. Whether in small measured bites, scooping out the centre with a spoon, blending it into a milkshake or baking it into a cake, this light-hearted snapshot of everyday idiosyncrasies has continued to capture imaginations.

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6 Efficient Ways To Spring Clean Your Business Finances

Spring is almost upon us, which means it is time to refocus now that the hectic post-New Year months are behind us. Forget those failed New Year's resolutions and instead concentrate on forming new habits for your business - then stick to them!

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Cash Flow Challenges And How To Solve Them: Retailers

Retail is often a lot harder than it looks. Selling goods to the public can be a booming business one minute, then an absolute nightmare the next. The fluctuating market can mean that business owners have financial headaches at times when they least expect it, which is why preparation is certainly always key.

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What is Commercial Finance? Everything You Need to Know

If you are in the world of business, then it is likely that you have heard the words "commercial finance" uttered once or twice. But despite it being common jargon within the industry, it can still conjure up uncertainty for some business owners, unaware of the options available to them.

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