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    Blogs from the flipside of finance

    Record-breaking year in exports for all of the UK
    12 September 2019

    Record-breaking year in exports for all of the UK

    Figures released by HMRC show that each UK nation experienced growth in goods exports in the 12 months to Q2 2019 meaning goods exports have now grown for 4 consecutive years in every UK nation.

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    How to prepare your business for a No-Deal Brexit
    5 September 2019

    How to prepare your business for a No-Deal Brexit

    Boris Johnson’s elevation as Prime Minister and appointment of several Brexiteers to the cabinet has significantly increased the potential for a no-deal Brexit on the 31st October.

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    Supporting SMEs is vital in post-Brexit future
    8 July 2019

    Supporting SMEs is vital in post-Brexit future

    Derek Money, head of Glasgow sales at SME finance provider White Oak UK, discusses why client support has never been more important in the broker market.

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    A look ahead at the alternative finance sector in 2019
    27 February 2019

    A look ahead at the alternative finance sector in 2019

    With 2019 now in full-swing, Peter Alderson, managing director at White Oak UK, looks forward to the year ahead and what it may hold for White Oak UK and the alternative finance industry.

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    Could exporting be the future for UK businesses?
    22 August 2018

    Could exporting be the future for UK businesses?

    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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    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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    Businesses need more clarity on VAT import taxes
    26 January 2018

    Businesses need more clarity on VAT import taxes

    With significant changes to VAT import taxes potentially due this year, our Managing Director Peter Alderson discusses how small businesses need to be better represented.

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    Brexit prompts the rise of the micro business
    2 October 2017

    Brexit prompts the rise of the micro business

    More business-minded people are taking matters into their own hands. Figures from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy indicate that there are now more than 5.5m companies in the UK, and 99 per...

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    Accessing business finance in a post Brexit world
    13 September 2017

    Accessing business finance in a post Brexit world

    It’s broadly appreciated that uncertainty is the arch enemy of business development. And if there’s one thing to be sure about, it’s that Brexit has pushed the level of uncertainty to an absolute peak, especially...

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    Access to finance is key to getting small businesses exporting
    27 February 2017

    Access to finance is key to getting small businesses exporting

    Brexit may have been delayed but one thing that isn’t slowing down is UK exports. The latest industrial trends survey published by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) this month revealed that export orders...

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    SMEs remain optimistic in the face of Brexit
    23 January 2017

    SMEs remain optimistic in the face of Brexit

    Now that Theresa May has set out her 12 priorities for Brexit, and with Article 50 set to be triggered within weeks, are the UK’s SMEs starting to feel any effects?

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    The financial failures of the 2016 festive season
    8 December 2016

    The financial failures of the 2016 festive season

    Bad Planning Brings a Killer New Year Hangover for Small Businesses

    - One fifth of SME annual profit will be created during the Christmas sales period- But 15% have missed a profit-making opportunity during the season

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    Small businesses that export are ‘more confident’
    14 October 2016

    Small businesses that export are ‘more confident’

    ‘Small firms that export are more confident’ according to the Small Business Barometer 2016, a poll undertaken with 800 small business owners across the UK.

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    How to overcome the challenges of financing growth
    13 October 2016

    How to overcome the challenges of financing growth

    In our latest City A.M feature, Andy Davies, White Oak UK Sales Director comments on the challenges that many businesses face when looking to finance growth. 

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    Is Manufacturing bouncing back?
    15 September 2016

    Is Manufacturing bouncing back?

    Following the recent Brexit vote, it seems that Britain’s manufacturers have shrugged off the UK’s decision to leave the EU.

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