Practical tips on how almost any sole trader, small business or limited company can accelerate their cash flow…

Cash is ‘King’ because it pays for all the things that make your business run! Expenses like stock or raw materials, wages, rent and other operating expenses are all paid for by the cash coming into your business and so it follows that you want to maximise the flow of cash into your business. Below are a few practical ideas on how almost any sole trader, small business or Limited Company can accelerate their cash flow…
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Make your business locally famous…

Outdoor advertising is a great way to reach people where they live, work and play! Consumers cannot fast forward through an outdoor advertisement as it moves through their environment. As we go about our daily lives we take note of our surroundings, making ‘out of home’ advertising one of the most memorable and cost effective advertising formats available. But don’t take our word for it…
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As a business owner, how much time do you think your office staff waste? 10% …. 20% …. 30% …. more?

If you think your staff waste 20% of their time at work, why not give them a whole day off, regularly, just work four days each week and give everyone in the Office Friday off ??? Pay them exactly the same but have a 3-day weekend, every single weekend…
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Have I been pwned? (Pronounced pawned)

Want a fright? Go to Have I Been Pwned and enter your email address. Click “pwned”? Take a deep breath and don’t panic because most, if not all, of your email addresses will result in, “Oh no — pwned!”, which means your email address has been compromised in a data breach at one time or another. Scroll down to see “Breaches you were pwned in”, which reveals when and from whom your data was snaffled. It also describes what data was breached!!!
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A Bee or Not a Bee?…… THAT is the question!

At Pest-Tech Ltd we often get calls to deal with wasps swarming around gutters. Upon arrival I have to deliver the news that they aren’t blighted by wasps but in fact blessed with bees. This blog aims to give a little knowledge that will help you to identify what is causing you concern. There are over two hundred different species of bee in the UK…
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Subject Access requests – what they mean and what to do about them?

Have you ever found yourself stewing about what your boss or co-workers have to say about you behind your back? Many people do, and guess what, new data protection laws make it easy to find out just what they do say behind closed doors…
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PERSONAL GUARANTEE INSURANCE…

When losing your business doesn’t mean losing your home!

Losing your business because of cashflow problems is traumatic. Losing your home as a result of personal guarantees being called in by the bank or finance company can be even worse, wrecking lives and relationships.
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Major changes in taxation for owners of buy to let properties…

Major changes in taxation for owners of buy to let properties started being phased in over four years from April 2017. If you own buy to let properties, it’s important to take a look at how these gradual changes may affect you in order to avoid any nasty surprises…Of course, every individual situation is different, so be sure to consult a professional tax adviser regarding your particular position.

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