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And in other news … 11 firms are suspended from the Prompt Payment Code
Tuesday, 17th March 2020 13:55

Defence, military and aerospace firms featured on the list of businesses who have been suspended from the Prompt Payment Code for failing to pay their suppliers on time.

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What is the impact of the 2020 budget for Britain’s small businesses?
Thursday, 12th March 2020 11:57

We look at Chancellor Rishi Sunat’s first budget and what impact this will have on UK SMEs.

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Email marketing - still one of the most effective channels
Wednesday, 26th February 2020 14:41

Sending out emails to prospective and current clients can be a little more difficult since GDPR, but it is still one of the most effective marketing channels available to businesses. As well as being low cost, engagement is trackable so you can get a solid ROI on any campaigns.

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Increase B2B sales and customer loyalty
Monday, 17th February 2020 11:02

Do you have a clear understanding of whom your customer is? The following 10 questions will help you understand what makes your customer tick and help identify opportunities to capitalise.

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Ocado still on the up despite £214.5 million losses
Tuesday, 11th February 2020 14:15

Online grocery retailer has posted £214.5 million pounds pre-tax loses – four times that from 2018 citing damage from a distribution centre fire as the cause.

Ocado, valued at £8.2 billion, has wiped £111.8 million off the value of its Hampshire based warehouse following a fire last year – which was started when detection systems failed to activate a response.

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How to keep your head above the water when your small business begins to grow
Tuesday, 4th February 2020 11:38

Starting a business is tough – there’s plenty to do in order to get your start-up off the ground and it’s more than likely that you’re juggling hats in order to keep your costs down and get the maximum out of the business.

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Almost half a million UK businesses are struggling, reports show
Wednesday, 29th January 2020 13:13

A recent report from insolvency practice Begbies Traynor shows that nearly 500,000 UK businesses are struggling – the highest figure on record. Experts predict that this will rise to over half a million in 2020.

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Data breaches have resulted in £97 million in fines for EU companies
Tuesday, 21st January 2020 13:55

A recent survey by the law firm DLA Piper has reported GDPR fines have totalled £97 million (€114 million) for companies who have breached data and privacy regulations since the introduction of the legislation in May 2018.

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