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Almost Two-Thirds Of Small Businesses Left Without Payment During Pandemic

Almost Two-Thirds Of Small Businesses Left Without Payment During Pandemic

Posted 16h ago


Just under two-thirds of small businesses have suffered from late payments during the pandemic, according to a report commissioned by the Federation of Small Businesses.  The report highlighte..

Tagged: sme coronavirus entrepreneur news


Future Fund Almost Out Of Money After Just A Month

Future Fund Almost Out Of Money After Just A Month

Posted 3 days ago


Less than a month after opening for applications, the government’s widely anticipated scheme for supporting startups struggling to navigate the economic impact of the pandemic, has nearly run ..

Tagged: coronavirus sme future fund news


Which Countries Are Spending The Most On Coronavirus?

Which Countries Are Spending The Most On Coronavirus?

Posted 10 days ago


Coronavirus has afflicted populations across the world. From small businesses shutting down, to mass unemployment, various nations have been prompted to introduce far reaching rescue packages in an ..

Tagged: coronavirus entrepreneur news


What Does The New Furlough Scheme Mean For You?

What Does The New Furlough Scheme Mean For You?

Posted 13 days ago


In a widely anticipated move, the Chancellor will now allow workers who were furloughed under the Job Retention Scheme to return to work on July 1 on a part-time basis while still having their pay s..

Tagged: coronavirus business entrepreneurs news sme finance


Top Tips For Reopening Your Business After Covid-19

Top Tips For Reopening Your Business After Covid-19

Posted 14 days ago


With non-essential shops and retailers having reopened on June 15, business as usual may look very different after the coronavirus pandemic. By July, the government would like to see remaining small..

Tagged: coronavirus news business sme entrepreneur


Could Equity Crowdfunding Offer  A Lifeline For Small Businesses?

Could Equity Crowdfunding Offer A Lifeline For Small Businesses?

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Coronavirus poses an existential threat to small businesses in the UK. As Nextfin has reported, while the expansion of the Chancellor’s re..

Tagged: P2P Crowdfunding News MarketFinance


Entrepreneurs Relief Cut for Lifetime business owners

Entrepreneurs Relief Cut for Lifetime business owners

Posted 4 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright, CEO What does the Entrepreneurs' Relief cut mean to business owners and could this stifle enterprise? Entrepreneurs' Relief is getting cut to £1M from £10M. ..

Tagged: Tax Entrepreneur News


Business rates cuts and £3000 cash for small businesses

Business rates cuts and £3000 cash for small businesses

Posted 4 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright, CEO Sacha Bright comments on the Budget 2020, Wednesday 11th March Business rates cut to small business retailer  So, it takes a virus to get the government to unde..

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Entrepreneurs' Relief Cut: The Important Facts

Entrepreneurs' Relief Cut: The Important Facts

Posted 4 months ago


Author: Stephen Hazell-Smith, Chairman of NextFin (Twitter: @thecitygrump) You will probably have seen that those think tanks, The Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Resolution Foundation,..

Tagged: Entrepreneurs news tax


Entrepreneurs' Relief Cut

Entrepreneurs' Relief Cut

Posted 5 months ago


Author: Stephen Hazell-Smith, Chairman of NextFin Does our Chancellor and the Treasury understand capital formation for entrepreneurs? Entrepreneurs’ Relief has been spotlighted by the Insti..

Tagged: Entrepreneurs News


How Boris’ manifesto affects start-ups

How Boris’ manifesto affects start-ups

Posted 6 months ago


Boris Johnson has promised good regulation and support for British businesses, a £3Bn National Skills Fund, pledged to keep corporation tax at 19%, increase R&D tax credits and continue to..

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Banks cutting local ties is better news for businesses than it may first appear

Posted 3 years ago


Last week the Guardian reported that RBS was cutting jobs in its small business loans department and outsourcing work to India. These cuts follow the closure of 158 branches last year and represent ..

Tagged: banks cutting local ties P2P peer to peer RBS good news for businesses


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