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    Finance the equipment you need and offset the tax with the AIA increase
    27 November 2018

    Finance the equipment you need and offset the tax with the AIA increase

    The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) is increasing from £200k to £1m, giving small-medium businesses the chance to invest in equipment and technology with up to 100% offset against tax on business income.

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    Big banks’ service disappoints business customers, but challengers and alternatives deliver
    5 November 2018

    Big banks’ service disappoints business customers, but challengers and alternatives deliver

    In September, the BDRC published the results of an independent survey on service quality in business banking. The survey, which was carried out between September 2017 and June 2018 measured a number of high street...

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    Are small businesses facing a postcode lottery when it comes to funding?
    13 September 2018

    Are small businesses facing a postcode lottery when it comes to funding?

    There have been several new reports in the press recently highlighting some of the problems faced by smaller businesses in finding finance and surprisingly, it seems that some regions are faring worse than others.

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    4 key challenges new exporters face when starting out
    30 August 2018

    4 key challenges new exporters face when starting out

    While small businesses account for 99% of all UK businesses and 60% of private sector employment, they make up only 33% of total goods exports1. Before this number can be increased, there are some barriers to entry...

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    How to get investment and start exporting
    23 August 2018

    How to get investment and start exporting

    Uncertainty may continue to linger around the subject of Brexit, but it doesn’t seem to be having a negative effect on UK exports, which reached a record high of £620.2 billion in the year to March 2018 according to ...

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    White Oak UK's Flipside Campaign scoops major industry award
    18 May 2018

    White Oak UK's Flipside Campaign scoops major industry award

    White Oak UK's “Welcome to the flipside” campaign has been award Marketing Campaign of the Year at the Credit Awards 2018.

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    Refused a bank business loan? Here's what to do next
    17 May 2018

    Refused a bank business loan? Here's what to do next

    Getting a traditional bank business loan can be a long and frustrating process. For many businesses, the gain just doesn’t outweigh the pain.

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    Small business credit approvals hit 30-month low (but not on the flipside)
    15 May 2018

    Small business credit approvals hit 30-month low (but not on the flipside)

    New research from the Federation of Small Businesses1 has found that small firms are finding it increasingly difficult to access new finance.

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    What options do small businesses have for getting a business loan?
    4 May 2018

    What options do small businesses have for getting a business loan?

    Gone are the days when your bank was the only place to go to access business finance. In recent years, the number of alternative finance solutions available to businesses have soared, giving business owners more...

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    Forget the crystal ball gazing and prepare for change
    26 March 2018

    Forget the crystal ball gazing and prepare for change

    Let’s face it, anyone starting a business is essentially making a prediction about the future: they have a viable product, they will gain market share and their company will grow.

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    How to broaden your business horizons into exports
    19 March 2018

    How to broaden your business horizons into exports

    In the UK, the dreaded “B” word continues to take centre stage, as thousands of businesses hold their breath for the outcome of the negotiations with the European Union.

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    Nothing ventured, nothing gained
    12 March 2018

    Nothing ventured, nothing gained

    Entrepreneurs will know that finding your feet isn’t always easy. Figures from the British Business Bank indicate that almost half of new businesses are still being rejected by banks for business loans and overdrafts.

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    Today is International Women's Day
    8 March 2018

    Today is International Women's Day

    This week in our City AM article, Peter Alderson, White Oak UK Managing Director focuses on how the financial services industry is working to improve diversity and equality.

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    How to cover the rising cost of farming inputs, without harming your cash flow
    27 February 2018

    How to cover the rising cost of farming inputs, without harming your cash flow

    Agricultural inputs are the resources used in farm production, such as seed, animal feed, fertiliser and livestock, they’re essential to the success of your farm or agricultural business, and at this time of year,...

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    Educating small businesses on their finance options is vital for growth
    22 February 2018

    Educating small businesses on their finance options is vital for growth

    In our latest comment piece in City AM, Managing Director Peter Alderson looks at the latest small business finance reports and what the outlook is for SME growth in 2018.

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