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    Here you'll find all the latest news and opinions from White Oak covering finance, business, brand and much more.

Avoid overdue payments with a short term VAT loan
29 September 2015

Avoid overdue payments with a short term VAT loan

Latest research shows that UK businesses owe almost £2.6 billion to HMRC in overdue VAT payments, up from £2.55 billion in 2014. This figure has remained consistent in recent years, despite the improving economic...

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4 tips to make data work for your business
24 September 2015

4 tips to make data work for your business

Many small businesses feel they simply don’t have enough time to sit down and analyse their business data and for some the volume of information can often be overwhelming. Your business’s data is becoming easier to...

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LDF awarded Investors in People Gold Status
22 September 2015

LDF awarded Investors in People Gold Status

We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded ‘Investors in People’ Gold Status on our very first attempt. Joining a select number of UK companies, the announcement comes after an assessment by Investors in...

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LDF Business Conference 2015
18 September 2015

LDF Business Conference 2015

Last Friday saw the first LDF Businesses Conference held at the Chester Racecourse. Designed to bring businesses together, we discussed a variety of topics including the economic landscape and the current business...

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New Polymer banknotes will result in £230m investment
14 September 2015

New Polymer banknotes will result in £230m investment

On the 18th December 2013, The Bank of England announced that Polymer Banknotes would be introduced into circulation from 2016. It’s estimated that £5 notes will be introduced late 2016, with £10 and £20...

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£4bn boom in businesses borrowing against hard assets
10 September 2015

£4bn boom in businesses borrowing against hard assets

Figures released by The Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA), revealed that the growth in businesses borrowing against their hard assets has seen a significant increase in 2015.

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LDF team win Roodee Challenge Polo Tournament
7 September 2015

LDF team win Roodee Challenge Polo Tournament

Last weekend, Chester Racecourse played host to The Roodee Challenge Polo Tournament with LDF, ITC Luxury Travel, MBNA and Stella Artois teams competing to win the £10,000 prize.

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5 facts businesses need to know about PII
3 September 2015

5 facts businesses need to know about PII

Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) can save firms millions of pounds, and for many it is often misunderstood. Ed Stace, our Head of Direct Business, has put together five key facts that every business needs to...

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Contactless payment limit increases to £30 as spending soars
2 September 2015

Contactless payment limit increases to £30 as spending soars

Consumers can now spend a maximum of £30 using contactless payments, a rise from a previous limit of £20.

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LDF charity volunteering success
26 August 2015

LDF charity volunteering success

Launched in March 2015, the LDF charity programme has been a great success. The programme is designed to support a variety of Flintshire and Chester charities through charity volunteering activities. We are proud to...

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7 tips to fantastic B2B Linkedin relationships
24 August 2015

7 tips to fantastic B2B Linkedin relationships

How do I connect and who do I connect to? What do I do when a LinkedIn connection accepts my request? How many updates should I send in a day? Why not sit back and take a look at our LinkedIn B2B guide.

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Law firm borrowing rises as profession expands
21 August 2015

Law firm borrowing rises as profession expands

As the economic situation brightens and levels of work in high fee areas such as real estate, corporate finance and M&A return, UK law firms are looking to expand and they are increasing their borrowing to do so, our...

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HMRC issues 60,000 Accelerated Payment Notices
19 August 2015

HMRC issues 60,000 Accelerated Payment Notices

Since APNs were introduced, the HMRC declared that 60,000 notices have been issued, collecting an estimated £3 billion in upfront payments.*

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SMEs must prepare for pension auto-enrolment
17 August 2015

SMEs must prepare for pension auto-enrolment

Since October 2012, legislation states that every employer must automatically enrol their workers into the workplace pension scheme, if they meet certain criteria.

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LDF support local animal rescue charity - NCAR
7 August 2015

LDF support local animal rescue charity - NCAR

The LDF charity volunteering programme continues to be a great success and this week, LDF employees joined Flintshire charity NCAR (North Clwyd Animal Rescue) for another exciting day of volunteering. NCAR, who rely...

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