Giving More Thought to Personal Investment

Giving More Thought to Personal Investment We think a lot here about the purpose of a Finance Director, and how someone in such a role can help a business of just about any size. As it’s been defined here before, the role is about helping a team meet its “objectives and growth ambitions.” And this […]

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SME Brexit support

SME Brexit Support Fund

SME Brexit Support Fund The UK government has unveiled their Brexit Support Grant scheme for small and medium businesses. SMEs in the UK can apply for a grant of up to £20000 to help cover the cost of advice about Brexit and for training to assist with adapting to the new trading rules brought in […]

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The Internationalisation Fund

The Internationalisation Fund Are you a business that already exports? Do you need financial support to help your business expand into international markets? If this sounds like you, then the Internationalisation Fund, offered by the DIT, might be able to give you a helping hand. These match-funded grants are valued between £1,000 and £9,000, with a view […]

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The leading European Directory – Europages

Europages is a leading online directory that caters for the European business community, the company behind the site is called Visable which is a pretty good name for a business seeking to improve the visibility of companies on the internet. They claim to have 2.4million buyers per month across 15 languages and receive around 3,000 […]

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Covid 19 and the last year

I can’t believe its been nearly a year since my last blog post! I had gotten into a great routine of making regular posts, but then I got so busy with work that I didn’t have time. Well I am still very busy but in lockdown so I am not travelling anywhere which then of […]

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Free Company Information

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

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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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