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    Views From The Flipside

    Blogs from the flipside of finance

    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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    White Oak UK appoints new Head of Broker & Strategic Partnerships
    31 October 2018

    White Oak UK appoints new Head of Broker & Strategic Partnerships

    White Oak UK, one of the UK’s largest alternative providers of SME finance, has announced Matt Phillips as its new Head of Broker & Strategic Partnerships. This appointment is another example of White Oak UK’s...

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    Small business credit approvals hit 30-month low (but not on the flipside)
    15 May 2018

    Small business credit approvals hit 30-month low (but not on the flipside)

    New research from the Federation of Small Businesses1 has found that small firms are finding it increasingly difficult to access new finance.

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    What options do small businesses have for getting a business loan?
    4 May 2018

    What options do small businesses have for getting a business loan?

    Gone are the days when your bank was the only place to go to access business finance. In recent years, the number of alternative finance solutions available to businesses have soared, giving business owners more...

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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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    Is Research & Development tax relief on your company’s radar?
    16 April 2018

    Is Research & Development tax relief on your company’s radar?

    Research and development (R&D) is big business – it’s what drives innovation, altering the world as we know it.

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    Good payment practice is a must for government contracts
    12 April 2018

    Good payment practice is a must for government contracts

    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.

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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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    How incubator programmes can help new businesses achieve rapid growth
    9 April 2018

    How incubator programmes can help new businesses achieve rapid growth

    The great thing about starting a business is that by going it alone, you can make decisions about your company and forge your own path.

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    Now's the time to talk about chatbots
    3 April 2018

    Now's the time to talk about chatbots

    Slowly but surely, chatbots are becoming ingrained into our everyday lives – both in our homes in the form of Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home, and increasingly in business as an effective form of customer services.

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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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    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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    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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    Today is International Women's Day
    8 March 2018

    Today is International Women's Day

    This week in our City AM article, Peter Alderson, White Oak UK Managing Director focuses on how the financial services industry is working to improve diversity and equality.

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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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