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Views From The Flipside

Blogs from the flipside of finance

Budget 2020 - What does it mean for smaller businesses?
11 March 2020

Budget 2020 - What does it mean for smaller businesses?

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...

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New research shows business confidence is on the rise in 2020
3 February 2020

New research shows business confidence is on the rise in 2020

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.

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5 ways to make better decisions for your business
7 August 2019

5 ways to make better decisions for your business

Ralph Waldo Emerson, the transcendentalist essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet once said:

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White Oak UK Shortlisted for the UK Digital Growth Awards
12 July 2019

White Oak UK Shortlisted for the UK Digital Growth Awards

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

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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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Celebrating over one thousand 5-star customer reviews on Feefo
16 January 2019

Celebrating over one thousand 5-star customer reviews on Feefo

This week, we reached an important customer milestone here at White Oak UK, our one-thousandth five-star customer review through independent review site, Feefo.

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A look back at the finance sector in 2018
19 December 2018

A look back at the finance sector in 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, White Oak UK’s managing director, Peter Alderson, looks back at how the finance sector has performed this year.

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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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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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