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Why GDPR Could Help Businesses Access Lending

Why GDPR could help your business access lending If there is one thing taking a lot of time and attention in businesses across the UK (and EU) then GDPR sits firmly at the top of the agenda. Whilst it is a headache and something that is taking valuable time, within the GDPR requirements sit a
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Cash Flow – Why Credit Checking Customers Doesn’t Work

Credit Checking Customers? It’s Your Cash Flow  Is pretty common these days for businesses to undertake credit checks on their customers. It is a fairly standard practice and something which is generally recommended when deciding what payment terms to offer after all cash flow is essential and understanding the risks that sit within your debtor
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Why Regional Grants & Funding Are Not Regional

Why regional grants & funding are not regional I was talking with the British Business Bank the other week when I made a flippant comment about there being a lack of business funding and business grant support schemes in the South East. I am well aware of the regional delivery of these schemes, with the
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How we saved a client £000’s

How we saved a client £000’s Unlike many brokers, we are happy to provide input and guidance to borrowers, even if they are not using our expertise right now. It is, after all, a long game when it comes to our clients. This business replied to a direct advert from another commercial finance broker. That broker
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How £3 Can Save You £1000’s When Buying Commercial Property

How £3 can save you £1000’s Anyone who has ever purchased commercial property will know that every time you go through the purchase process there is always something new that crops up. The vast majority of things can be worked around, the problem is that sometimes that work around can take time and cost you
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How Toys-R-Us and Maplin will impact the smaller commercial landlord

Toys-R-Us and Maplin – How it will impact you The media coverage of the problems facing Toys-R-Us and Maplin are pretty widespread. The media love a disaster story and when you add in brand names the public suddenly takes notice. In many town centres, I am sure that the vacant units will be boarded up
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Why Benford’s Law Could Be Your Undoing

Benford’s Law This one is a little different, I give the details because Benford’s Law sits hidden away in lender algorithms and is used to try and spot lending fraud and disingenuous financial reports. Lenders use it not only to try and spot fraud but to test the financials provided by the borrower, a little reality
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