4 common accounting errors small businesses should avoid

Starting out as a small business owner is hard enough without the worry of rectifying accounting errors. That’s why we’ve prepared this handy list of four common accounting errors to avoid: 1. Confusing cash-flow and profit Mixing these up can jeopardise the development of your business by leaving you unexpectedly short of cash. Cash-flow covers both your incomings and outgoings (overheads, supplier…

How will the business rate changes affect small retailers?

This April, business rate changes are coming into effect. This will drastically affect small retailers in the South East, as their rates will soar sky-high. Those in more rural areas may fare better, but there is no doubt that larger Internet corporations will be the ones who profit most from these changes. What are the…

4 small business bank loan funding alternatives

Small business bank loan funding is decreasing, according to the latest figures. However, there are alternative funding options for SMEs, start-ups and entrepreneurs looking to expand their business activities. Alternative small business bank loan funding options These are four of the alternative small business bank loan funding options available today: 1. Crowdfunding Conventional wisdom has…