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Is a merchant cash advance a safe option?

Last post: Sep 12, 2018

A merchant cash advance is a great, safe option for small to medium-sized businesses that operate on fine profit margins - in other words, precisely the kind of business that can be especially susceptible to unexpected cash-flow problems - and need access to finance. Many businesses attempt to obtain such funding from the bank, only to have been flatly rejected. It’s a situation that many an owner of a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) has experienced, and it may have led to considering the wide world of alternative business finance.

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How to Save On Amazon as a Business Owner

Last post: Aug 15, 2018

If you're a business who often buys from Amazon, whether it be on bulk orders of cutlery for your restaurant or large commercial machinery, it's worth getting a better deal with Amazon Business.

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How to Recover an Unpaid Invoice

Last post: Apr 24, 2018

A guide to facing the dilemma of unpaid invoices as an SME.

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The Dubai Overpayment scam

Last post: Oct 3, 2017

The Dubai overpayment scam by a company called Al Kazeem Trading: goods orders, funds paid via cheque to bank but over paid and a refund requested in the hope it is sent before the cheque bounces.

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Finance Options For SMEs

Last post: Feb 1, 2016

For SMEs in the UK, there are several sources of finance and lending products available. So let’s have a look at some of the funding options for small and medium sized enterprises.

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The benefits of producing a business plan/cash flow forecast

Last post: Jan 28, 2016

Whether you are a start up business or are a successful business that has been established for many years, a well-thought out and written business plan incorporating a cash flow forecast could prove invaluable in a number of ways some of which we cover below.

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