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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 niche […]

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Work Life Balance and the Portfolio FD

A portfolio FD is a part time Finance Director who has multiple clients at the same time, the nature of this type of work is naturally more flexible than the traditional FD role which is full time at the best of time and working all hours often on a regularly cycle month ends, year ends […]

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The future for financial recruitment

None of us really knows what the future brings but following trends is one way to get a feel for the direction things are moving in at least and Financial recruitment is no different from any area in that respect.   Here are some of my predictions for how things will look in ten years or […]

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Finance Director Job Description

The role of a Finance Director or Financial Director has steadily evolved as the World of Business has changed and developed, in 2019 the role is broader and more important than ever before. Here are some of the key duties and responsibilities together with notes, the exact specification depends on the business concerned, its product […]

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Tackling cash flow issues

Many successful businesses have run into problems due to cash flow issues, think of Pollypeck and more recently Carillion. Managing a positive cash flow is an important task and as the credit crunch demonstrated a business can’t guarantee to borrow money just when they need it. Here are some tips and steps every business can […]

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Using Twitter to find a new senior Finance Role

Most senior finance people are creatures of habit and use one of the top financial recruitment sites to help them find their next job, either that or they sign directly with agencies which is broadly the same approach, the agency route is of course very successful for the huge majority of candidates, occasionally an opportunity […]

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