Sole trade budgeting tips to avoid debt

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

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

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.

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Foreign exchange: Are you getting your money's worth?

Companies that work with a foreign supplier or who conduct business internationally require the use of a foreign exchange specialist: here Richard de Meo provides his top tips for successfully navigating volatility in the currency markets

SMEs reach new heights with a boost from their accountants

Increased automation in accounting processes is allowing SME leaders to concentrate on growth and filling the Treasury's coffers

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Wealth management: How does fintech's involvement affect the sector?

Fintech looks set to disrupt every financial sector you can think of: so how will its effects of increased automation be felt within wealth management?

Invoice fraud: how to protect your business against bogus claims

With invoice fraud on the increase, here are some ways to spot the increasingly sophisticated techniques used and protect your business

Weekly exchange rate forecast for GBP, EUR, USD: UK, US CPI in focus this week

Exchange rates: How is negative inflation going to affect the pound?

Pound Sterling (GBP) exchange rate Could fall as inflation falls to -0.1%

Overview of the benefits of hiring a commercial foreign exchange company

Understanding foreign exchange is as complex as ever: so is hiring a commercial foreign exchange partner the way forward?

Forecasting foreign exchange rate fluctuations

Foreign exchange: Do you know how to hedge?

Hedging on foreign exchange rates can be a money-spinner for SMEs if done well: so how can you make sure you reap the benefits?

How will your business respond to changes in the foreign exchange market?

Countries with the highest global income tax rates

Global tax: How do UK rates compare to other countries?

How do the tax rates in the UK compare to other countries? Would moving help your income tax affairs or hinder them?

Use the start of a new tax year to turnover a new leaf

The end of the tax year can send business into blind panic: but if you start it well you can reap the rewards 12 months down the line

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If you’re looking at expanding your business, hiring new staff or bridging a finance gap, then taking a loan from your business bank can be the way forward

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