In addition to Mark Carney’s announcement this morning that the Bank of England that interest rates would reduce by 50 basis points to a historic low of 0.25%, new Chancellor Rishi Sunak presented his first Budget...
With Brexit crossing the finish line (at last!), the UK has now officially left the EU. As a result, now is the time to rethink your supply chain.
Two new reports show that businesses are now more confident of growth, but the Federation of Small Business (FSB) has warned that we are not out of the woods yet following the release of disappointing GDP figures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you’re not already exporting your goods and services, it can be a daunting prospect. But there are plenty of reasons why it's worth investing the time and resources.
New research from the Federation of Small Businesses1 has found that small firms are finding it increasingly difficult to access new finance.
Earlier this week, the Cabinet Office announced that outsourcing firms who fail to pay suppliers on time will be excluded from major government contracts moving forward.