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Movers and shakers

As is the case for so many businesses, our staff are our lifeblood – and we like to enable our people to further their careers within the company, rewarding hard work, skill and dedication with the opportunity to progress....

Shocking late payment statistics

Though it’s widely accepted that the current economic climate is more conducive to business growth than it has been for some years, recent research by Bacs Payment Schemes Limited (Bacs) has revealed that late payments pose a very real...

Invoice finance explained

Generally speaking there can be no business growth without funding of some kind, and in today’s post-credit-crunch climate (where overdrafts are less available) the principal method of achieving greater working capital is to borrow against the value of unpaid...

All that glitters is not gold

We are hearing from many of our clients that they are experiencing more and more cold calls from other brokers looking for new business, especially if policies are nearing renewal. These approaches may purport to offer new products and greater cover, but...

Recovery in Europe?

After several years of doom and gloom, the economic outlook for the European Union is finally looking more positive. That’s not to say we’re out of the woods just yet – the legacy of the crisis stubbornly remains in...

UK trading conditions update

Against the background of a widely reported improving economy, the insolvency data for Q2 2014 seems rather positive at first glance, and many commentators have all but declared that fewer insolvencies compared to the same period last year means...