Guest blog: An alternative way to fund your business, which we guarantee you won’t have thought of

AstuteThe last six years have been a tough time to be in business and although the future is looking increasingly more positive, there are still hurdles to overcome. Does this scenario sound familiar? You have used the liquid capital in maintaining and restructuring your business, to put it in a position where it can capitalise on the growth which now looks more certain Growth has put further strain on liquidity Despite your businesses’ strong balance sheet, your bank either will not lend, or proposes unacceptably punitive terms What are the alternatives? Crowd lending? Secondary lending? Factoring?...

Using your pension to help your business – latest free seminar dates announced

Have you ever been frustrated by your pension or felt that it could be working harder for you? Do you run your own business or plan to start one in the near future? If the answers are ‘yes’ then our SIPP seminars could be perfect for you. What will the seminar include? We believe that with some imagination and a bit of ‘left field’ thinking, both new and existing pensions can be put to good use to help a business. The seminars will be particularly useful for those people who already run a business as well as those people thinking of starting a business ...