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Why you should have your own small business?

State of small businesses in the UK In 2021, the employment within UK SMEs was 61% of the country’s total, at 16.3 million. And the small-owned companies had an impressive estimated turnover of £2.3 trillion. Reasons to start your business today Are you considering establishing your own company? Now is an excellent time to start…
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How to fund your start-up business

Picture the scene: you have a whole business plan for your start-up. The idea is perfect and the product fits a niche you’ve found in a specific market sector. You’re all ready to go, but there’s just one problem – how do you find funding? Every year around half a million entrepreneurs in the UK…
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Why your small business needs a blog and how to start one

A website and a blog are essential tools for any small business, especially those just starting out. These online marketing tools help you get noticed, and a blog is a great way to reach a wider audience online. Keep reading because this blog is going to share why a small business blog is important and…
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How Changes to National Insurance Impact Small Business

The recent announcement by the government that they are increasing National Insurance would have come as quite a blow for many small businesses who are desperately trying to recover from the pandemic. Although the increase is for serious reasons, including the struggling NHS and social care system, those who are struggling within business as a…
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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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