The Financial Challenges Facing Cleaning Companies

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The Financial Challenges Facing Cleaning Companies Commercial cleaning companies faced an increased workload over the past four years, and with it, the need for more cleaning staff. In a twist of fate, this additional business often puts a strain on the cleaning companies cashflow – having to spend out on extra expenses before the increased […]

Invoice Factoring Outsourced

A guide to recourse factoring with outsourced credit control Recourse factoring is a funding facility through which businesses can steady their cash flow fluctuations, improve working capital, grow sustainably, and benefit from outsourced credit control. Here’s how recourse factoring works: Businesses sell their accounts receivable (invoices) to a factor who will also provide an additional […]

Predictions for UK Spending in January 2024

2023 was a complicated year for UK households and its businesses. Insolvencies stood at an all-time high; how do you think 2024 will take off? Let’s take a look into some predictions. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has forecast that UK household final consumption expenditure (HHFCE) will grow by 0.3% in the first quarter […]

Christmas Spending

Christmas Spending “It’s the most wonderful time of the year. With the kids jingle belling. And everyone telling you be of good cheer. It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” – Andy Williams The C Day really is nearly here now. Advent calendars are being opened, we’ve all seen that truck advert at least […]

Small Business Saturday: A Day to Celebrate Entrepreneurship

Small Business Saturday: A Day to Celebrate Entrepreneurship Small Business Saturday: A Day to Celebrate Entrepreneurship Small Business Saturday is a celebration of entrepreneurship, innovation, and the resilience of the human spirit. It is a testament to the power of collective action, and the strength of local communities….

Supporting Our Clients

Well, here we are again. Micheal Bublé has exited his cave, 6 different renditions of “All I want for Christmas” are playing back-to-back across every radio station, and businesses are packed fuller than children’s stockings on Christmas eve. There are just 7 weeks left until Christmas Day. Which leaves us with 8 weeks left of […]

Invoice Finance – Giving You Back The Power To Grow Your Female-Led Business.

As a female-led business owner, you have no doubt encountered resistance from institutions when it comes to securing additional finance or loans. You might say, it feels as if you’re still trapped in the 1950s when you’re trying to secure finance, but invoice finance is the way to take back the power and finance your […]

Female-led Business Owners Are Still Facing Inequality in the UK

Despite a rise in female-led businesses in recent years, female entrepreneurs continue to face significant challenges when it comes to accessing finance, networking opportunities, and securing customers. It seems that when it comes to business, it’s still very much a man’s world with only 1 in 3 UK entrepreneurs being female1. The gender gap in […]

Who Is On Your Financial Team?

You can’t go it alone when it comes to your business finances. As a small business owner, you wear a lot of hats. You’re the CEO, the FD, and the HR manager all rolled into one. But when it comes to your finances, it’s important to have a team in place to help you make […]

Financial Help for SMEs. What’s Available to Them Right Now?

If you’re like most small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs), you’re feeling the squeeze from the rising cost of living increases. The help from the government is thin on the ground and virtually non-existent, so it’s time to take a hard look at your business and build out a workable budget to reflect the current economic […]