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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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    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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    The 4 types of asset finance and when you should offer them to your customers
    1 November 2018

    The 4 types of asset finance and when you should offer them to your customers

    Asset finance is a form of finance used by businesses to obtain a wide range of items necessary to operate efficiently and effectively within their sector.

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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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    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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    Sales Aid Leasing: Mind the gap
    18 April 2018

    Sales Aid Leasing: Mind the gap

    In our previous blog, we looked at how changes in areas as diverse as new sector opportunities, average order value or even the legal structure of your customers can require changes to your leasing offering. So how...

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    Keeping pace with your success
    11 April 2018

    Keeping pace with your success

    When offering sales aid leasing can have such an impact on your business, you should give serious thought to how your needs will transform over time – ideally before the transformations happen.

    Changes in areas as...

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    Continuous transformation - unlocking the power of sales aid leasing
    28 March 2018

    Continuous transformation - unlocking the power of sales aid leasing

    In today’s highly competitive business world, two things matter above all. First, providing the right products for your customers. And second, making them easy to buy.

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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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    VIDEO: How to create the perfect company page on LinkedIn
    13 March 2018

    VIDEO: How to create the perfect company page on LinkedIn

    First impressions are a big deal. So it's important that your business page on LinkedIn shows your company in the best possible light. Watch our video to find out how to create the perfect company page on LinkedIn...

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    VIDEO: 5 essential tips for starting a business in 2018
    7 March 2018

    VIDEO: 5 essential tips for starting a business in 2018

    We know that taking the plunge and starting a business from scratch can be daunting, so we compiled five essential tips for starting a business that we hope will help you kick-start your new venture.

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    There’s good service. Then there’s Gold Trusted Service.
    28 February 2018

    There’s good service. Then there’s Gold Trusted Service.

    We’re feeling quite star struck at LDF this week, after the quality of our service was recognised for the second year running at the Trusted Service Awards, thanks to global feedback engine, Feefo.

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    Business clusters are still relevant in the digital age
    26 February 2018

    Business clusters are still relevant in the digital age

    In this week's City AM article, Peter Alderson, LDF Managing Director discusses how business clusters are as relevant and beneficial as ever to small businesses.

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    Preparing your business for a digital age
    13 February 2018

    Preparing your business for a digital age

    Technology is changing every corner of our lives, and it seems as though 2018 is the year when many British businesses really wake up to this. As we are propelled into the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution, it’s...

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    Are you one of the 750,000 still to submit your self assessment tax return?
    8 February 2018

    Are you one of the 750,000 still to submit your self assessment tax return?

    New details from HMRC suggest that in addition to the 10.7 million people who submitted an online self assessment tax return on time, as many as 750,000 are still overdue and now run the risk of a potential £100 fine...

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