SuccessLease is designed to enable SMEs to buy IBM and non-IBM technology and services for complete e-business solutions. It is available through IBM Business Partners and IT Resellers, and uses web-based access in an attempt to deliver convenient financing. SuccessLease was designed to deliver a ‘one-stop-shop financing service’ to small businesses and can cover any transaction from #750 to #25,000 with terms from 24 to 60 months – decisions can be given in under an hour. ‘IT financing is a critical tool that enables small businesses to acquire IT solutions they need to remain competitive, to grow, and to implement new e-business applications,’ said Jeff Smith, director of IBM Global Financing in the UK. ‘The service enables us to deliver to our customers the IT they need and on a budget that suits their wallet,’ he added. www.ibm.com/smallbusiness/uk www.hellerfinancial.com.
Cowgill Holloway and Warings Business Advisors have merged, with a range of growth plans in the North West put in place
New growth opportunities in Aberdeen, North East Scotland, are being invested in by Grant Thornton
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The Financial Reporting Council has issued guidance regarding the annual reporting of 1,200 large and smaller listed companies. The letter highlighted the key issues and improvements that can be made in the 2016 reporting season