Bank Lending Problems Ease as Economy takes better shape
Business Recovery

Bank Lending Problems Ease as Economy takes better shape

14y rumo , Writer

Bank Lending Problems Ease as Economy takes better...

I know its April 1st, but it’s no joke………the Bank of England’s Credit Conditions Survey, just published, reports that th...

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EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT OPENS DOOR TO INCORPORATED BUSINESS EXPLOSION?
Business Recovery

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT OPENS DOOR TO INCORPORATED BUSINESS EXPLOSION?

14y rumo , Writer

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT OPENS DOOR TO INCORPORATED BUS...

Look up any website that lists the advantages and disadvantages of limited liability companies, and you’ll find near the top of any downside lis...

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ARE YOU SELLING ENOUGH TO THE RIGHT COMPANIES?
Business Recovery

ARE YOU SELLING ENOUGH TO THE RIGHT COMPANIES?

14y rumo , Writer

ARE YOU SELLING ENOUGH TO THE RIGHT COMPANIES?

The credit squeeze has seen a reduction in the amount banks lend, the amount of trade insurance cover from credit insurers, and yes, I now have to adm...

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Banks leave potential SME borrowers in the Dark
Business Recovery

Banks leave potential SME borrowers in the Dark

14y rumo , Writer

Banks leave potential SME borrowers in the Dark

A story emerging out of recent research carried out by Graydon and the Forum for Private Business amongst 750 SMEs highlights a serious lack of commun...

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SMES demand more transparency from rating agencies
Business Recovery

SMES demand more transparency from rating agencies

14y rumo , Writer

SMES demand more transparency from rating agencies

Throughout the economic downturn, banks, credit insurers and trade suppliers have all complained about having to make risk decisions based upon “...

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Lack of Bank Lending exposes UK's limited access to Finance
Business Recovery

Lack of Bank Lending exposes UK's limited access to Finance

14y rumo , Writer

Lack of Bank Lending exposes UK's limited access t...

SME business owners are turning to personal credit cards, friends and family to support their businesses while banks continue to refuse finance. This ...

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Government calls time on supermarket power over suppliers
Business Recovery

Government calls time on supermarket power over suppliers

15y rumo , Writer

Government calls time on supermarket power over su...

Well its taken a fair while, but what started as the Competition Commission’s investigation into the activity of supermarket giants back in 2006...

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Can Accountants Do More to help SMEs obtain bank support?
Business Recovery

Can Accountants Do More to help SMEs obtain bank support?

15y rumo , Writer

Can Accountants Do More to help SMEs obtain bank s...

Some say they are…..A lot say they aren’t….. but the debate as to whether banks are lending to SMEs during this ongoing economic cri...

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Positive credit scores lead to better cash flow!
Business Recovery

Positive credit scores lead to better cash flow!

15y rumo , Writer

Positive credit scores lead to better cash flow!

As a credit information man, I’m always trying to persuade businesses that good credit scores can directly impact their cash flow positions, so ...

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HMRC makes Eagles fans "Sick as Parrots"
Business Recovery

HMRC makes Eagles fans "Sick as Parrots"

15y rumo , Writer

HMRC makes Eagles fans "Sick as Parrots"

These are indeed troubling times for football fans. Diehards no longer have to fret about league results or the threat of relegation- they’re mo...

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10 DAY Government payment Pledge a Failure
Business Recovery

10 DAY Government payment Pledge a Failure

15y rumo , Writer

10 DAY Government payment Pledge a Failure

Over a year ago, cash strapped small businesses were given a pledge by Lord Mandelson stating that Government departments would pay trade invoices wit...

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Insider's right- Fraud keeps on growing
Business Recovery

Insider's right- Fraud keeps on growing

15y rumo , Writer

Insider's right- Fraud keeps on growing

My colleague blogger “Insider” wrote yesterday about the growing menace of fraud. No doubt, things get worse when people get desperate in ...

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Recession affects Birth rates as well as death rates
Business Recovery

Recession affects Birth rates as well as death rates

15y rumo , Writer

Recession affects Birth rates as well as death rat...

It is an undeniable fact that in a recession, parents seem to take on board the economic environment and postpone having babies until financial circum...

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HMRC's tax deferral scheme delaying the inevitable?
Business Recovery

HMRC's tax deferral scheme delaying the inevitable?

15y rumo , Writer

HMRC's tax deferral scheme delaying the inevitable...

Companies who have taken advantage of HMRC’s Business Payments Support Service during the recession, which allowed them to defer tax payments in...

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SMEs finding problems securing bank loans
Business Recovery

SMEs finding problems securing bank loans

15y rumo , Writer

SMEs finding problems securing bank loans

“Insufficient security ” has been given as the biggest reason behind Banks’ rejection of loan requests by SMEs, according to researc...

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SMEs face stark choices as credit crisis rumbles on
Business Recovery

SMEs face stark choices as credit crisis rumbles on

15y rumo , Writer

SMEs face stark choices as credit crisis rumbles o...

Should I be more interested in Income Tax avoidance schemes or looking after the longer term solvency of my business? Some SME owners are facing up to...

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The credit problem for SMEs- you're just not getting it!
Business Recovery

The credit problem for SMEs- you're just not getting it!

15y rumo , Writer

The credit problem for SMEs- you're just not getti...

I was driving into work this morning listening to 5 Live on the radio, and hearing some good points being made by the chief economist of the British C...

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More Bank competition spells good news for credit crunched SMEs
Business Recovery

More Bank competition spells good news for credit crunched SMEs

15y rumo , Writer

More Bank competition spells good news for credit ...

Things are looking up for the UK economy and SMEs in particular. A couple of new surveys suggest that the country may be on its way out of recession i...

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Pre Packs Come in for more Criticism, despite burger bar rescue.
Business Recovery

Pre Packs Come in for more Criticism, despite burger bar rescue.

15y rumo , Writer

Pre Packs Come in for more Criticism, despite burg...

Tootsies, the burger restaurant chain, appears to have got itself into a financial pickle, and has, as a result, been sold to Giraffe Concepts in yet ...

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Want Credit? Show us your books then!
Business Recovery

Want Credit? Show us your books then!

15y rumo , Writer

Want Credit? Show us your books then!

Banks, credit insurers and trade suppliers have all been banging a drum for the last nine months about how important it is for SMEs to open up their m...

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Going Concern Statements Giving Too Much Concern?
Business Recovery

Going Concern Statements Giving Too Much Concern?

15y rumo , Writer

Going Concern Statements Giving Too Much Concern?

I was talking to senior executives at the ACCA yesterday, and hearing of complaints about the credit industry from accountancy firms on behalf of thei...

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Credit Insurers are right about some things!
Business Recovery

Credit Insurers are right about some things!

15y rumo , Writer

Credit Insurers are right about some things!

Judging by some of the comments I’ve heard after the publication of the news story “Phobia over secret accounts threatens recovery” ...

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Carlsberg- Probably the slowest paying brewer in the world?
Business Recovery

Carlsberg- Probably the slowest paying brewer in the world?

15y rumo , Writer

Carlsberg- Probably the slowest paying brewer in t...

At a time when companies are finding it extremely tough to obtain finance from banks, in some cases, just to keep things ticking over while the recess...

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Do you want the good news or the bad news?
Business Recovery

Do you want the good news or the bad news?

15y rumo , Writer

Do you want the good news or the bad news?

The FTSE 100 is continuing its progress north , banks are reporting improved results, house prices are stabilising…… we may be seeing a bo...

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Credit isn't a right- you've got to earn it!
Business Recovery

Credit isn't a right- you've got to earn it!

15y rumo , Writer

Credit isn't a right- you've got to earn it!

There was a story in the Mail On Sunday at the weekend about a ceramics maker who was complaining about being asked to pay up front for his energy sup...

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Nice little earners and Scams Alive and well in the East End!
Business Recovery

Nice little earners and Scams Alive and well in the East End!

15y rumo , Writer

Nice little earners and Scams Alive and well in th...

Its sometimes comforting to know that some things in our fast changing world never seem to change….. Research from CIFAS, the UK’s Fraud ...

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Credit Insurers to blame for Swine flu Pandemic!
Business Recovery

Credit Insurers to blame for Swine flu Pandemic!

15y rumo , Writer

Credit Insurers to blame for Swine flu Pandemic!

Well, they might just as well be blamed for it, since they are being blamed for most of the country’s woes since the credit crisis began in earn...

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