Month: November 2016

Could a Trojan Horse on the board get you paid quicker?

The latest idea to tackle the never ending late payment issue has apparently even got Mrs May thinking. Hot off the press, a report by The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), solemnly titled “Time to Act; The Economic Impact of Poor Payment Practice”, puts some new numbers on the late payment problem and makes some …



The importance of understanding

For SMEs suffering from credit decline by algorithm there are still people out there willing to roll up their sleeves and take a proper look. Two recent studies carried out are interesting in that they highlight on one hand how important SMEs are to the UK economy but on the other how difficult it can …




Banking referral scheme – is it really new?

To the clanging of great bells and accompanied by adjectives such as “landmark”, the governments banking referral scheme has finally been launched to save our SMEs from the shame of the dreaded “DECLINED” stamp. Well, that’s how it’s been dressed up. This initiative has been slowly warming up on the side lines for some time …