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Treasury

Business Loans

£6bn business loan package arrives this week

Successor to Recovery Loan Scheme will throw small business a lifeline in face of coming recession but will be less generous than before

Small Business Banking

Treasury small business loans could be permanent

Treasury in talks with banks about making Government-backed loans to SMEs to help them grow a permanent offer

Sole trader

How to save up to £3,000 in tax being self-employed

Changes in the way the self-employed must report tax mean sole traders could face having to pay an additional £3,000 in tax. Becoming a limited company could reduce your tax bill, says Marcin Durlak

Government Grants

Sunak ignores small business pleas for more help to get through lockdown

Treasury points to £1bn worth of ad-hoc local authority grants still to be distributed, as pain starts to bite with furlough being wound down and business rates becoming payable

News

Half of small businesses will never repay Bounce Back Loans, warn banks

Bankers warn the Treasury to expect 40-50% of Bounce Back Loans to be written off, while RBS boss Howard Davies calls for bad debt sinkhole for loan defaults

News

What does the latest Treasury stimulus mean for small business?

News, reaction and analysis to chancellor Rishi Sunak's Treasury stimulus package to help small business survive the coronvirus storm over the coming months

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16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks