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Spotlight on Jenny Holt: IWD 2021

07 Mar 2021 | Jenny Holt, our Chief Risk Officer, reflects on her successful career in a male-dominated industry and shares her advice for women at work

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Budget 2021: Key Points for Small Businessesindustry insight

Budget 2021: Key Points for Small Businesses

03 Mar 2021 | Everything small businesses need to know about the measures announced in this year's Budget

Budget 2021: how will small businesses be helped?  industry insight

Budget 2021: how will small businesses be helped?

02 Mar 2021 | With businesses hard hit after a year of restrictions and lockdowns, what support are they likely to see in this year's Budget?

Spring COVID-19 Response Roadmap Summaryindustry insight

Spring COVID-19 Response Roadmap Summary

22 Feb 2021 | The PM has set out the government's roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions and limits of social contact. We go through the main changes and when they're due.

How to get the most out of CBILS in springindustry insight

How to get the most out of CBILS in spring

18 Feb 2021 | CBILS is quickly coming to an end next month and the economy is starting to pick up. Don't miss out fee and interest-free funding for 12 months

Preparing for the Construction VAT Reverse Chargeindustry insight

Preparing for the Construction VAT Reverse Charge

04 Feb 2021 | A shake up in the way traders charge and pay VAT is coming to the construction industry. Here's everything you need to know and how to prepare!

MarketFinance COVID-19 Business Insights Reportindustry insight

MarketFinance COVID-19 Business Insights Report

21 Dec 2020 | We've created a snapshot of how this ‘unprecedented’ year has affected the UK's SMEs. The signs of recovery are very much alive

What are the implications of lockdown on each sector?industry insight

What are the implications of lockdown on each sector?

03 Dec 2020 | The impact of the pandemic has varied sector to sector. Learn more about the support available to impacted businesses

How to start a business during COVID-19industry insight

How to start a business during COVID-19

17 Nov 2020 | The effects of the coronavirus pandemic are not all limiting. There's opportunity for innovation and entrepreneurial dreams can be born

How will the new restrictions affect your business?industry insight

How will the new restrictions affect your business?

07 Nov 2020 | We go through the new restrictions under England's second national lockdown and what support is available for affected businesses

Why your team’s mental health matters now more than everindustry insight

Why your team’s mental health matters now more than ever

05 Nov 2020 | 2020 has been a year filled with challenges and uncertainty. Make sure your team feels supported so you can get through it stronger together.

What will working from home look like in a post-covid world?industry insight

What will working from home look like in a post-covid world?

03 Nov 2020 | The world of work has changed more quickly than ever before. How much of this change will stick, and what does it mean for our future working lives?

Is workplace testing part of the COVID-19 solution? industry insight

Is workplace testing part of the COVID-19 solution?

27 Oct 2020 | Workplace testing for COVID-19 is becoming more popular. Should it be part of the long-term safety plans for your business?

What businesses need to know about Black Friday 2020industry insight

What businesses need to know about Black Friday 2020

20 Oct 2020 | Black Friday 2020 is going to be a little bit different. Here's everything SMEs need to think about to make it a success.

How do agencies not only survive – but thrive?industry insight

How do agencies not only survive – but thrive?

21 Jan 2020 | In association with BIMA, we joined ten leading UK agencies to discuss their biggest challenges and other hot topics in the creative industries right now.

Seen and heard at Xerocon 2019industry insight

Seen and heard at Xerocon 2019

28 Nov 2019 | From tech developments to late payments, the power of people and SME cash flow concerns. We share the best of what we saw and heard at this year's Xerocon.

Accountants and brokers: your clients need you!industry insight

Accountants and brokers: your clients need you!

25 Oct 2019 | 50% of small businesses experience barriers to finance. Providing advice on the funding solutions available is one of the most critical roles you can play.

Ready for the VAT Reverse Charge?industry insight

Ready for the VAT Reverse Charge?

22 Aug 2019 | On 1st October 2019, HMRC are introducing a VAT Reverse Charge scheme. Simply put, customers will pay VAT on a service to HMRC instead of to the supplier.

Growing away from the family bankindustry insight

Growing away from the family bank

30 Oct 2018 | A Creative Industries Council report has found that creative businesses are 3 times more likely than other SMEs to rely on funding from family and friends.