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Cash Flow still the Main Worry for SME

I love cliches. Some are pretty obvious and sensible – “Don’t burn your bidges”. Some make you think who the hell thought of that??? – “hotter than a snakes ass in a wagon rut” (no idea what it means or…

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HMRC Increases Use of Asset Seizure

Over a 12 month period, HMRC has almost doubled it’s use of asset seizure to settle unpaid VAT bills. A recent article published by the Financial Times, using data provided by Syscap, shows that in the year end to March…

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Two important dates for May

There are a few important dates to remember in May including: 01 May   Corporation Tax payment deadline for companies with accounting year end 31st July 2012 and profits of less than £1.5m 07 May   VAT return and payment deadline for…

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Bank Lending to Businesses Down £5bn

Cash flow has never seemed so important to small businesses. Whether companies are looking to grow, consolidate or just survive, the old maxim that “Cash is King” rings as true now as it ever will.  A recent article in the…

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Cash Flow and Extended Payment Terms

Recently an article has been published in the Telegraph (click here to view) about proposed changes to VAT rules to bring in penalties for companies who pay their bills late. As an idea, this seems very good, and would certainly…

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Coconut Design and Print case study

Stockport based Coconut Design and Print is a design, print production and marketing company. Having been unable to secure additional cash flow funding for the business through traditional bank or invoice finance facilities, Coconut Design and Print were advised by…

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