Here Comes The New Boss…

Here Comes The New Boss…

There are very few of us who can say that we’ve been self-employed for our entire careers. Somewhere back in time there was a (drumroll)…Boss. Now not all of our previous Bosses were bad – but I’m sure we can all remember their deadlines, the raised voices, the...
Buy-to-Let Mortgages – How We Can Help.

Buy-to-Let Mortgages – How We Can Help.

A ‘Buy-to-let’ mortgage is specific to individuals (or companies) who are buying a property with the purpose of renting it out for a profit. We have all seen numerous television shows, normally in the mid-morning, where developers pick up properties for a song, ‘flip’...
More Notes on Finance for Your VAT and/or Corporation Tax.

More Notes on Finance for Your VAT and/or Corporation Tax.

We have touched on tax finance before in this blog, notably in December where we outlined some of the benefits of this service and what one needed to qualify for it. With the January deadline just past and April’s looming it is a good time to revisit this subject and...
Late Payments

Late Payments

– How You Can Make Sure they Don’t Affect Your Cash Flow Late payments are the scourge of small businesses and SME’s. If you are a business owner yourself take a look now at your accounting software and see how much is owed to you today? Now if all of that money...
VAT or Tax bill Due? We Can Help!

VAT or Tax bill Due? We Can Help!

Not all of us who run SMEs are financial wizards or can afford to employ a finance department. We all start off with great intentions. It’s commonplace to have separate business bank accounts with payments ‘squirrelled’ away for savings, tax or VAT. But sometimes...
Small Businesses In the UK

Small Businesses In the UK

At the beginning of this year (2019) there were 5.82 million small businesses in the UK. That’s an almost incredible figure, meaning that there is a small business (0-49 employees) for every 12 or 13 people in the UK, including pensioners and children. It’s also 99.3%...
Start Up Loans For Small Businesses

Start Up Loans For Small Businesses

A brief search on Google will reveal a vast plethora of ads and advice for start up loans for new businesses and concerns that have been trading for less than 2 years. There are so many in fact that it seems a) remarkable that the take up on these funding sources is...
Bridging Loans – What, How and Why?

Bridging Loans – What, How and Why?

As any small business owner will know, one of the most important things to secure in order to ensure that your operation is a success is funding. At SME funding UK we are here to help you with a “whole of market” service, having successful relationships with funders...
Brexit, Brexit, Brexit. Will the Uncertainly EVER End?

Brexit, Brexit, Brexit. Will the Uncertainly EVER End?

Whichever side you sit on in the great debacle that is Brexit I think we can all agree that this has been an almost interminable process. The Powers That Be have spent three years debating, voting, negotiating and arguing and here we are (it’s September 2019 as I...