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  • 28 March 2018

    SME Adviser Series: Billings and collections

    One of the most difficult tasks for SMEs is cashflow management, made even more challenging by the UK’s late payment culture which has left many small businesses struggling. The old...
  • 12 January 2018

    SME Adviser Series: Insuring Your Business

    Whilst most business owners understand the need for insurance, a surprising number of businesses are uninsured, under-insured, or insured with out-of-date policies. As an employer, you are legally required to...
  • 5 December 2017

    SME Adviser Series: Executing Strategy

    Failing to plan, plan to fail. We all know this. However, many businesses who create a strategy or business plan fail to execute it to any significant degree. This is...
  • 4 December 2017

    SME Adviser Series: Shareholder focus

    With the recent changes to IHT and CGT announced in the Autumn Budget now is the time for owner-managers to review their company and shareholder structures. Often original structures are...
  • 30 November 2017

    SME Adviser Series: Business Continuity Planning

    Business Continuity Plans protect and maintain critical assets, processes and resources whilst identifying operational efficiencies to maintain or improve profitability. A sound Business Continuity Plan ensures that critical resources and...
  • 20 November 2017

    Call for SME support after terror attacks

    The Federation of Small Businesses has called on the government to provide extra protection for SME business owners who are affected by terrorism. The report, 'Small business as usual -...
  • 1 November 2017

    SME Adviser Series: Taking the initiative

    Forming strong relationships with customers/clients is an essential component to success. But, whilst this requires time and effort, the rewards can be significant, leading to positive word-of-mouth, increased sales, additional...
  • 30 October 2017

    SME Adviser Series: Leadership in 2018

    Too often leaders in business are expected to be brilliant mentors, visionary, financially aware, sales savy, gripping presenters, strategic thinkers and much more in a long list of attributes. It’s...
  • 24 October 2017

    SME Adviser Series: Creating future leaders

    In most businesses, there are high performers who progress through the ranks of the organisation and eventually start leading business teams. However, it cannot be assumed that just, because you...