Five reasons banks use to reject applications for commercial mortgages

Banks regularly turndown businesses seeking a commercial loan

Banks regularly turndown businesses seeking a commercial loan

Business Finance

When most commercial borrowers apply for commercial mortgages and banks reject their application, they feel confused and lost because banks don’t bother to explain why they have turned it down.

Self employed? How to avoid going bankrupt if your business is failing

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Nobody enters the world of self-employment with anything more than an optimistic, hopeful outlook. The problem is that things don’t always go quite as rosy

General administrative duties can get in the way of SMEs monitoring their finances.

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Sole trade budgeting tips to avoid debt

Financial Management

As a sole trader, keeping an eye on your finances can sometimes prove tricky - particularly when you're already snowed under with the day-to-day running of your business.

Soft factors: The next big thing in private equity

Business Finance

New research shows that investors need to pay more attention to soft factors if they want to be successful in the future – growth businesses are well-advised to prepare for greater organisational scrutiny

Big data: Are you making the most of it?

Big data: Are you making the most of it?

How to make the most of big data in the mid-market

Technology for Business

Big data isn't just for big corporations: here's how you can make the most of it in mid-market companies

Promoting health and wellbeing through workplace culture and design

Business Planning & Expansion

The productivity puzzle is a very tough one to solve: but can improving workplace wellbeing be a major step in the right direction? Nigel Crunden from Office Depot explains

Casino economics: Does the house always win?

Casino economics: Does the house always win?

Why the economy always wins with casinos

Business Regulations

Gambling is big business – very big business – and it raises more than £2 billion every year in taxes alone.

Why Wi-Fi is the new growth driver for start-ups

Technology for Business

How a start-up lab in Reading is building the next generation of super brands through fast, secure Wi-Fi

Is Newcastle on the rise?

Is Newcastle on the rise?

North East sees a boom in commercial property sales

Business Planning & Expansion

Here's why the North East is showing potential in the commercial property sector. 

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