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Unveiling the crucial role of a business mentor

When it comes to running a business, even standing on solid ground can feel like wading through shifting sand.
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New Year's Resolutions: Five financial fixes for small businesses in 2024

Many of us choose to improve our habits in the new year, but resolutions don’t need to be limited to ourselves. A […]
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Helping businesses across the East Midlands access grants and funding

Business grants are payments provided by the UK government or a private organisation for a specific purpose - such as expansion, research […]
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Back to school: Business advice for parent-entrepreneurs

With the summer holidays over and the school term starting in earnest, to outsiders it may seem like an easy time for […]
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Small business owners underwhelmed by ‘poor’ government support

77% of owner-managed businesses rate government support as either ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’, according to a survey by the Association of Practising […]
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Energy Bills Discount Scheme

On 9 January 2023, the government announced a successor to last year’s Energy Bills Relief Scheme (EBRS), which draws to a close […]
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What support is available for businesses from the government this winter?

We’re part way through a winter that’s putting businesses to the test so it’s important to seize any help you can to […]
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What does rising inflation mean for your business?

In our personal and our professional lives, we have all noticed prices creeping upwards and this winter is set to be a […]
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What does the energy price cap mean for businesses?

While there has been much focus on tax cuts and a cap on energy prices for UK households introduced by the government, […]
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Harnessing the power of tech in your business

Over the past several months, we have seen a dramatic change in the way that people work. Many businesses have scaled back […]
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The cost of free accounting software

Free accounting software may seem like a great solution for start-up business owners who are looking to keep costs in check, but […]
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