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    What will the new Reverse Charge VAT changes mean to your construction business?
    16 August 2019

    What will the new Reverse Charge VAT changes mean to your construction business?

    This October, the government are planning to introduce changes to how VAT is paid in an attempt to reduce VAT fraud. Reverse charge VAT will mean that customers will pay tax directly to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)...

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    Why insurance is a vital safety net - and how to cover it with a business loan
    31 July 2019

    Why insurance is a vital safety net - and how to cover it with a business loan

    In a successful business, everything’s focused on reducing risk. Insurance is probably the single biggest invention aimed at mitigating risk – allowing you to focus on making your business more successful.

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    Advertising: how to do it and how to fund it with a business loan
    17 July 2019

    Advertising: how to do it and how to fund it with a business loan

    Cyrus McCormick, American inventor and businessman, once said, “Trying to do business without advertising is like winking at someone through a pair of green goggles. You might know what you’re doing, but no one else...

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    When applying for business finance, remember lenders are people too
    10 July 2019

    When applying for business finance, remember lenders are people too

    No matter what type of business financing you’re planning to go for, the approach may be nerve-wracking. We can’t stop your knees from knocking, but we can give you some basic principles to consider as you prepare…

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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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    How to persuade lenders to fund your business
    4 July 2019

    How to persuade lenders to fund your business

    Persuading potential lenders that you’re the kind of person who’ll be successful in business is vital to securing finance. So what sort of things will they be looking for?

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    How to avoid cash flow and late payment issues with an interest only business loan
    26 June 2019

    How to avoid cash flow and late payment issues with an interest only business loan

    From time to time, most businesses have suffered from cash flow issues. Two of the most common causes of cash flow issues are late payments from customers and allowing customers too much credit.

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    Self-Assessment Tax – what’s so important about 31st July?
    24 June 2019

    Self-Assessment Tax – what’s so important about 31st July?

    Payment on Account is a tax payment made twice a year by self employed people as a means to spread the cost of that year's tax liability.

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    Avoid overdue payments with a short term VAT loan
    22 May 2019

    Avoid overdue payments with a short term VAT loan

    Research shows that UK businesses owed £3 billion to HMRC in overdue VAT payments in 2017/18, up from £2.48 billion in 2014. This figure had remained consistent in recent years, but the present economic climate may...

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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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    White Oak UK Shortlisted for the UK Biddable Media Awards 19
    13 February 2019

    White Oak UK Shortlisted for the UK Biddable Media Awards 19

    We are proud to announce that White Oak UK and our digital agency, twentysix, have been shortlisted as a finalist in the UK Biddable Media Awards 19 for our Welcome to the Flipside PPC and Display campaign.

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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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    New budget to stimulate business investment thanks to AIA increase
    2 November 2018

    New budget to stimulate business investment thanks to AIA increase

    On Monday, Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his last pre-Brexit Autumn 2018 Budget, announcing a number of reliefs and spending pledges, largely welcomed by many of the UK’s business leaders.

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    A third of all UK business owners want to grow but don’t know how
    20 September 2018

    A third of all UK business owners want to grow but don’t know how

    Following the news last week that small businesses could be facing a postcode lottery when looking for finance, new research commissioned by the British Business Bank1 has revealed one in three (33%) smaller business...

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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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