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£1.5 billion in emergency Coronavirus funding unclaimed by businesses in England
10 August 2020

£1.5 billion in emergency Coronavirus funding unclaimed by businesses in England

Recent BBC reports suggest that despite the UK’s smallest businesses accessing over £12bn in emergency funding over the last four months, more that £1.5bn remains unclaimed. The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)...

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Many eligible businesses missing out on full scope of CBILS opportunities
22 July 2020

Many eligible businesses missing out on full scope of CBILS opportunities

Most UK small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) now have a good awareness of the help available to them under both the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) and Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) There...

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White Oak UK support UK SMEs with over £30m in CBILS funding
8 July 2020

White Oak UK support UK SMEs with over £30m in CBILS funding

Since becoming an accredited lender for term loans under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) in May, White Oak UK have supported hundreds of SMEs in accessing more than £30million in CBILS...

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We're now an accredited lender under Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)
7 May 2020

We're now an accredited lender under Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

We're pleased to announce that we have now been approved for accreditation as new lender by the British Business Bank under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), to provide term loans to...

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What the Chancellor’s latest coronavirus measures means for small businesses
8 April 2020

What the Chancellor’s latest coronavirus measures means for small businesses

After concluding the UK's exit from Europe earlier this year, SMEs across Britain had no doubt hoped we would be now be entering a more settled political and economic climate with a focus on business growth and new...

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No need to panic buy toilet roll say White Oak UK customer Punjab Paper Converters
23 March 2020

No need to panic buy toilet roll say White Oak UK customer Punjab Paper Converters

We’ve all seen the pictures on social media of empty shelves at supermarkets and toilet rolls disappearing as soon as they appear with the COVID-19 crisis causing some people to panic buy.

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VAT for architects: when it’s due and how to pay it
9 March 2020

VAT for architects: when it’s due and how to pay it

We take a look at the HMRC rules for architects on VAT, and how short term finance can cover the cost to protect your business's cashflow.

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How to finance professional indemnity cover in a difficult insurance market
3 March 2020

How to finance professional indemnity cover in a difficult insurance market

Recent reports in both the Law Society Gazette and Accountancy Age have highlighted the difficulty in professional service firms obtaining affordable Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII).

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How to update your fleet and hit your delivery promises
18 February 2020

How to update your fleet and hit your delivery promises

Without a doubt, vehicles are the workhorses of the modern business world, large or small, and usually the most effective way of moving goods across the UK and beyond.

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How to sort your self-assessment tax return before the deadline on 31 January
14 January 2020

How to sort your self-assessment tax return before the deadline on 31 January

The self-assessment tax deadline is January 31st, and it isn’t just individual taxpayers feeling the heat. Many small businesses, particularly those structured as limited liability partnerships, will also need to...

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Manufacturers say Brexit uncertainty has led to reduced profits in last two years
25 November 2019

Manufacturers say Brexit uncertainty has led to reduced profits in last two years

The manufacturer’s organisation Make UK and the law firm Squire Patton Boggs have released a report that found 64% of manufacturers say Brexit delay and uncertainty has slashed profits in last two years, with nearly...

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How finance can fast-track digitisation in the construction sector
16 October 2019

How finance can fast-track digitisation in the construction sector

A recent survey by Causeway surveyed 200 key decision makers in UK construction suggested the industry is now ready to push ahead with digitisation to help increase productivity.

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Why knowing your finance options is crucial for Construction firms
9 October 2019

Why knowing your finance options is crucial for Construction firms

It’s broadly appreciated that uncertainty is the arch enemy of 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 amongst the...

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Relieving the PII pinch points for Scottish Solicitors
27 September 2019

Relieving the PII pinch points for Scottish Solicitors

For the Scottish legal profession in general, October and November are notoriously expensive months for a few standout reasons. From practising certificate renewals, to VAT bills and, Professional Indemnity Insurance...

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How to be prepared for your Professional Indemnity Insurance renewal
11 September 2019

How to be prepared for your Professional Indemnity Insurance renewal

Maintaining access to the funding you need to grow your practice is a crucial requirement for all legal firms, with ever-present demands for capital often resulting in a significant drain on cash flow.

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