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Pay Off Your Debt Faster

The Covid-19 pandemic has plunged many into unexpected debt and caused great concern in the process. When dealing with debt, it’s important not to allow it to run away with you and instead face it head on, and that way, you can pay off your debt faster than you think. Jürg Widmer is here to…
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2021 Lending Trends for Small Business

2021 started with another pandemic lockdown here in the UK, yet despite these challenges, small businesses and entrepreneurs have remained resilient through these uncertain times. It has been suggested that up to one in five UK residents now plan to start their own business rather than face the uncertainty of being unemployed. Jürg Widmer shares…
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What New Trends Will Affect Small Businesses in a Post-Pandemic Economy

Following the vast amounts of unpredictability that came with 2020 and 2021, being able to predict what will happen in the future seems harder now than it has ever been, that being said, it hasn’t stopped small business adviser’s from sitting down to work out what is next for said businesses. Realistically, due to the…
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5 accessible ideas for small businesses

Have you been thinking about starting your own business recently? The pandemic has made many of us totally reassess the way we work, and more people are moving into starting their own venture than ever before. In many ways, it’s never been easier to set up a small business with lots of free advice and…
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6 small business trends that will take us through 2021

Small businesses are used to being flexible, agile and ready for anything. It’s part of what makes them successful. But the changes thrust on the sector during 2020 were unprecedented and enormously challenging. Last year brought with it a global pandemic and constant uncertainty. And while 2021 is rather more optimistic thanks to vaccination programmes…
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Why small businesses in the UK are turning towards alternative funding

COVID-19 is putting UK small businesses under immense pressure. Now that the country is into its third major lockdown, this pressure increases day by day. Alternative lending could be the answer to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through this extremely challenging time. Alternative funding platforms aim to provide SMEs with the funding they need,…
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Does your small business stand out from the crowd?

Statistics show that brand loyalty is being replaced by consumer demand for tailor made service. Data from consultancy McKinsey demonstrates this, with 58% of consumers saying they are no longer brand loyal. This has profound repercussions for running a small business effectively. There has never been a more competitive time to launch or run a…
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Small business growth – can it still happen during a global pandemic?

Economic uncertainty is going to be with us for a while. COVID-19 has damaged the global economy and in the UK businesses are suffering. Is it possible for small business growth to happen under these circumstances? My experience of the small business sector leads me towards ‘yes’. I think that SMEs, small and micro-businesses will…
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Small business optimism is rising even with the challenges of COVID-19

Small businesses are going through an unprecedented situation as their usual challenges are exacerbated by COVID-19. And while we all continue to find our way through the economic impact of the virus, a new report shows that small business owners remain optimistic about the future. Small business optimism stands firm against COVID-19 The report, from…
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How to get through COVID-19 as small business owners

While COVID-19 is impacting everyone around the world, there’s little doubt that small business owners are among the worst hit. So, does this mean there are no opportunities at all right now? And how should small business owners navigate the choppy waters left in the pandemic’s wake? In practical terms, the best thing small business…
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