Our latest thoughts, opinions and guidance in the realms of investment and finance
16th Nov 2017
3 key issues facing SMEs as we look to 2018
Small and medium sized businesses have continued to show immense resilience since the financial crisis 10 years ago.
20th Oct 2017
Preparing for a tube strike: How your SME can continue to thrive
Handling over 5 million passenger journeys per day, the tube is the primary mode of transport for many Londoners as they weave through the city.
15th Jun 2017
The importance of strong corporate governance in attracting investment
When raising capital, investors will want to know about every facet of your business, but increasingly, they'll want to see evidence of strong corporate governance.
2nd Jun 2017
4 cybersecurity tips for your SME
The recent WannaCry attack on not only the NHS but 230,000 computers in at least 150 countries around the world gave businesses cause to consider and update their cybersecurity strategy. In this post, we offer 4 simple, manageable tips for SMEs to help protect themselves from cyber attacks.
10th Mar 2017
Do one thing well
'Do one thing well' is a cardinal rule in the world of business. With technology giving more power to consumers than ever, ensuring that your SME's offering is focused, attractive, consistent and continually improving is vitally important.
15th Aug 2016
6 Steps to Scaling Up
While there is no fail-safe formula for securing 20 percent growth per year, following these 6 steps will help you to put your best foot forward and ensure you’re well positioned for growth.
7th Jun 2016
Greater transparency equates to better funding options for SMEs
Last month, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) put forward a vast range of proposals designed to revolutionise the retail banking sector, aiming to increase transparency and choice for SMEs in their search for finance.