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What is a flex loan?

23 Jun 2021 | Our flex loans are a flexible funding solution designed for small businesses. This isn’t a loan as you know it – we think of it as working capital on demand.

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What is invoice finance?finance guides

What is invoice finance?

22 Jun 2021 | Invoice finance is a useful tool to help you unlock your business cash flow. We go through how it works and what kinds of businesses it's best for here.

Seasonal demand: can you handle the heat?finance guides

Seasonal demand: can you handle the heat?

08 Jun 2021 | Every business has busy points and lulls. Making sure your cash flow can support downtime as well as prep for the surge isn't easy but it's possible. Here's how

How to make the most of the tax "super-deduction"finance guides

How to make the most of the tax "super-deduction"

04 Jun 2021 | The "super-deduction" allows businesses to claim up to 130% of the costs of investing in new equipment or machinery. Find out what businesses it's designed for

The road to recovery for UK SMEs finance guides

The road to recovery for UK SMEs

28 May 2021 | Consumer spending is up, the outlook is positive and the labour market is in full swing. Here's how to prepare for your post-pandemic ramp up.

How to prepare for new EU VAT rules before Julyfinance guides

How to prepare for new EU VAT rules before July

27 May 2021 | The EU is introducing new VAT rules in July that will affect small businesses. Here's what you need to know and how to prepare

What is The Recovery Loan Scheme?finance guides

What is The Recovery Loan Scheme?

24 May 2021 | Find out what RLS is, how it differs from other government schemes like CBILS and whether your business is eligible for a recovery loan.

How to deal with price increases from your Chinese suppliersfinance guides

How to deal with price increases from your Chinese suppliers

29 Apr 2021 | Are you seeing your suppliers' prices go up? We caught up with Ebury, the world's largest fintech global transaction platform, to hear how you can solve it.

Everything you need to know about the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS)finance guides

Everything you need to know about the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS)

01 Apr 2021 | The Chancellor announced the new support scheme at last month's Budget. We go through everything small business owners need to know as it launches.

Lockdown 3.0 – what are the rules and what support can I get?finance guides

Lockdown 3.0 – what are the rules and what support can I get?

05 Jan 2021 | The Prime Minister announced another national lockdown last night, set to last until mid-February. We go through the latest restrictions and support available

Financing for Fashion SMEs – a chat with SupplyCompassfinance guides

Financing for Fashion SMEs – a chat with SupplyCompass

16 Dec 2020 | We caught up with SupplyCompass to discuss how fashion SMEs can manage their cash flow and secure great financing

From the US to the EU: the UK's economic response to the second wave compared to other countriesfinance guides

From the US to the EU: the UK's economic response to the second wave compared to other countries

26 Nov 2020 | The UK government has rolled out a large package of support to help people and businesses through the pandemic. How does this compare to other countries?

Spending Review 2020: what does it mean for businesses?finance guides

Spending Review 2020: what does it mean for businesses?

25 Nov 2020 | Rishi Sunak made lives and livelihoods the priority for 2020's Spending Review. Find out what new support is available for businesses

What employers need to know about lockdown finance guides

What employers need to know about lockdown

02 Nov 2020 | Lockdown 2.0 is due to start across England on Thursday 5 November. Find out what support is available to businesses and more.

The importance of digitally transforming your SMEfinance guides

The importance of digitally transforming your SME

26 Oct 2020 | How can a digital transformation help your business? We run through what to think about it you want to grow.

Rishi Sunak unveils the latest economic support package for Tier 2 areasfinance guides

Rishi Sunak unveils the latest economic support package for Tier 2 areas

22 Oct 2020 | Tier 2 businesses affected by regulations to stop the spread of COVID-19 can apply for grants and put workers on an updated job support scheme.

Who is falling through the cracks of the Job Support Scheme (JSS)?finance guides

Who is falling through the cracks of the Job Support Scheme (JSS)?

09 Oct 2020 | The Job Support Scheme has been a lifeline for many businesses, but not everyone who needs help has been able to benefit.

Problems with late payments? Here's what help is out therefinance guides

Problems with late payments? Here's what help is out there

01 Oct 2020 | Late payments are a burden for many business owners, but there are things you can do to manage the impact on your finances.

A roundup of Rishi Sunak’s latest economic support measuresfinance guides

A roundup of Rishi Sunak’s latest economic support measures

25 Sep 2020 | Here's everything you need to know about the CBILS extension, VAT relief and replacement furlough scheme covered in Sunak's Winter Economy Plan on 24 September.