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SMEs Hit By Rising Costs

Sarah Bean - Friday 29.07.17, 08:24am

Rising costs are having a devastating effect on the health of small businesses according to research by the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr) on behalf of Make It Cheaper.
The research, which questioned the owners and managers of 750 small businesses, found that overheads have risen by almost a quarter over the past five [...]

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Recruitment Companies and Invoice Finance: Just the Job

Sarah Bean - Wednesday 27.07.17, 21:00pm

At any one time a third of all recruitment companies use invoice finance, be it factoring or invoice discounting. Both forms of invoice finance release the value of unpaid invoices, the main difference being that in a factoring facility the factor collects the payments, whereas with invoice discounting the business keeps control of its sales [...]

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Accountants Profit From Social Media

Sarah Bean - Friday 01.07.17, 16:17pm

Accountants Harris Lipman are reaping the benefits of social media as a means of attracting new clients, to supplement more traditional forms of networking.
In a carefully planned programme, the forward thinking accountants blog daily and tweet three times a day, in addition to having regularly updated LinkedIn and Facebook accounts.
Harris Lipman also use their social [...]

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