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Free Company Information

We have a sister company called Compelling Media Ltd which runs a network of its own sites, one of these is interesting because it is a repositiory of UK Company information and offers or will shortly free company credit reports based on the annual report and accounts that each company has filed at companies house.  […]

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Private Equity FD or PE FD

Recruiting a Finance Director who has Private Equity experience is an invaluable step if your business is looking to raise venture capital or private equity capital if the business is more established.   There are whole range of specialist investors around that are interested in early stage investment, seed capital, through to more conventional loans which […]

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Tesla Model 3 and P11d benefit

With all the hype in the press this week about the UK’s commitment to become net CO2 neutral by 2050 I have started thinking forward to how the future will look and what I can do as an individual to contribute towards the nations goal.   A great opportunity is presented by the launch of the […]

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Case Study #2 – Precision engineer MBO

Since February 2019 we have been working with a precision engineering business in the Droitwich Spa area, its a great SME outfit and was successfully bought out in an MBO in January, we came on board via a Private Equity house who required a Finance Director to be in place within 30 days (which is […]

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Fund raising for charity

This month we are fund raising for charity our chosen charity this month is a little known London one called Hyelm, which stands for House for young people of limited means, and is aimed at helping young people coming to London for the first time to find somewhere nice to live. I lived in Hyelm […]

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Self billing platform

We will shortly be offering a self billing option so our FD’s will not have to raise invoices, we will invoice ourselves on your behalf and send you an electronic copy of the invoice so you can complete your VAT or accounting records.   That way it simplifies the system for all concerned and you only […]

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Kickstart funding your business

We have been experimenting with USA based funding sites during May, the idea behind these sites is that investors can back a project without actually buying shares, so supporting a project instead of purely investing in them.  You might think that would not work well, but surprisingly businesses are raising $millions in exchange for nothing […]

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What is the future for Online marketing

Online marketing is a very dynamic area and moves and innovates very rapidly.  Until recently it has been a immature market but as the importance of and understadning of the online world has become more widespread it is now very much a mainstream area.  So what does the future look like? Like it or not […]

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Recruiting a Portfolio FD

If you have taken the decision to recruit a Part time Finance Director or Portfolio FD then the next challenge you face is finding a good one and local to you.   The niche of Portfolio FD roles is growing quickly but at the time of writing this blog post it is still just that a […]

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