5 benefits of starting your own business
by Gemma Barham, 25 August 2017
The idea of running your own business can initially seem daunting, but there are plenty of advantages in doing so. If you’re willing to take the leap, you can take control of your employment opportunities, create flexibility for yourself and change your life for the better. [...]
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We’ve hit the £5million milestone of Start Up Loans distributed!
PRESS RELEASE: by Lauren Barham, Marketing Executive at YTKO on 9 September 2016
National Start Up Loans delivery partner Outset Finance is celebrating the achievement of another major milestone; securing a total of £5million for UK entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their businesses. [...]
10 tips for managing your cashflow
by Dave Leaman, Business Finance Advisor on 24 March 2016
Cashflow forecasting is critical when starting your business as it will ensure you stay on top of your finances and avoid running into the red. Read our 10 tips to help you keep control of your cashflow. [...]
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Top tips on how to get the most out of mentoring
by Mihaela Jucan , Junior Marketing Executive on 25 February 2016
Many successful entrepreneurs and business leaders have noted the importance and the role mentoring has played in helping them identify opportunities, achieve their business goals and sound out new ideas. [...]
Things to keep in mind when submitting your tax return
by Dave Leaman, Business Finance Advisor on 20 January 2016
It’s that time of year again, when individuals and small business owners are scrambling to complete their tax return. The deadline for filing your online self- assessment for this tax year is 31 January 2016 – that’s this Sunday, yikes! [...]
Marketing tips for your start up business
by Mihaela Jucan, Junior Marketing Executive on 16 December 2015
As you know, one of the basic principles of your business, no matter what your product, is reaching and engaging with new customers. As such, there should be elements of your business plan that relate to marketing, which will help you to understand and meet the needs and desires of your customers. [...]
Could your new business run out of cash?
by Dave Leaman, Business Finance Advisor on 1 July 2015
You will have noticed there are currently several ‘good news’ stories circulating in the media. Forecasts for UK growth are up, the housing market is rising, unemployment is falling, confidence in the economy is improving and expected to continue. The recession seems to be over. [...]
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