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Financial Management

SME grant for giving to charity

It costs businesses nothing, can raise millions of pounds for charities and there’s even the possibility of a grant to help set it up, but the Give As You Earn scheme is being under-used as it seems too good to be true.

Financial Management

Financial Management

Business comebacks and turnarounds

Bringing a business back from the brink is a black art that requires ingenuity, guile, commercial courage and nerves of steel. GrowthBusiness highlights four of the best British business fightbacks of the past year.

Financial Management

Q&A: Opening a US dollar bank account

I was wondering how I would go about opening up a bank account in American dollars that would let me write US dollar cheques and deposit cheques in that currency? We have a UK operating address but a lot of American customers.

Financial Management

Q&A: Chasing bad debt

I am a freelance designer and I find it impossible to get people to pay me on time. What’s worse, I often end up taking a discount on what I have charged just to get paid because I am short of money. What can I do?

Financial Management

Bartering back with Bartercard

Bartercard is an innovative service that allows growing business to trade with each other without using hard cash. UK managing director Ian Jones talks to GrowthBusiness.

Financial Management

What to do when a company runs out of money

Quite the most painful moment in business is the realisation that your company is running out of money. It hits you in the pit of your stomach, believe me, and the first reaction is often absolute panic. But don't despair. Here are some ideas that might work.

Financial Management

Research and development credits are more than just handouts from the taxman

Turning a looming corporation tax bill of £11,500 into a refund of £8,500 sounds impossible – but electronics company AV has achieved just that through research and development credits.

Financial Management

A guide to… Charity

UK businesses are being encouraged to set up payroll giving schemes, meaning that employees don’t have to dig so deep to give to their favourite charities.

Financial Management

Research and development credits are more than just handouts from the taxman

Turning a looming corporation tax bill of £11,500 into a refund of £8,500 sounds impossible – but electronics company AV has achieved just that through research and development credits.

Financial Management

A guide to… Charity

UK businesses are being encouraged to set up payroll giving schemes, meaning that employees don’t have to dig so deep to give to their favourite charities.

Financial Management

Annual survey of AIM executive salaries – The cost of leadership

Some AIM CEOs receive next to no salary, others are walking away with millions — on average they are paid a handsome six-figure sum. GrowthBusiness investigates.

Financial Management

Planestation: turnaround from hell

Losses of £73 million, an ousted management team and huge overheads are just three of the factors that have plagued airports and property group Planestation - yet one entrepreneur is aiming to make the business profitable.

Financial Management

What will you have to pay when you raise finance?

When raising finance, the Growth Business team discovers that there are hidden costs to watch out for.

Financial Management

How to find long-term finance sources to fund expansion

Long-term finance can give you the necessary funds to expand your business fast. But you won’t get money for nothing.