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6 big changes to your business finances this April

A new financial year brings with it a host of changes for businesses, and 2017 is a bumper year in this regard, with April marking the introduction of a range of government measures that will impact...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 06.04.17
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Entrepreneur launches business to help chronic pain sufferers

On the surface London-based account manager Jody Dennett had it all. A successful career at one of the UK’s leading marketing agencies, an active social life and a place of her own in an area that...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 07.03.17
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From campsite to high-street: Stoned pizza’s start-up journey

What started as four best friends cooking up artisan stone baked pizzas in campsites, by the beach, and at festivals has now pitched up camp at a permanent site in Braunton, Devon. Stoned’s meteoric...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 17.02.17
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Is your business paying too much for energy?

Although TV and radio bombard us with messages to switch our home gas and electricity bills, plenty of us don’t do anything about it. The same goes for businesses. Research and face-to-face...
Jason Smith
Jason Smith
Businesselectricityprices.org.uk
Posted on: 06.01.17
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Business funding: Where to go when the banks say 'no'

Raising funds can be a major challenge for business owners, so we've created a list of alternative finance options that are available in the marketplace.
Philip Brennan
Philip Brennan
Businesscomparison.com
Posted on: 11.04.16
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Mastering finance: 5 tips for start-up success

Raising finance requires careful planning, as a thorough fine-tuned financial plan will significantly boost your chance of obtaining investment and launching a successful business. We take a look at...
Posted on: 04.06.15
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What is COSME and how can SMEs benefit from its EUR2.3 billion business support programme?

Paul O' Collins, Head of Innovation at Business West, gives us the facts about COSME; a 7 year EUR2.3 billion programme of European funding specifically designed to support SME's across Europe,...
Paul O'Collins
Paul O'Collins
EEN South West
Posted on: 08.07.14
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Looking to raise finance? Banks are not your only option

Raising finance can be a difficult task and with the media often reporting banks not lending, we take a look at alternative sources of finance. This blog provides an insight into the types of lending...
Posted on: 14.01.14
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Ask the Expert: Top 10 Finance Queries

Yvette Coles, once a High Growth Finance Coach at Business West, gives us the Top 10 Finance Queries regularly asked by Entrepreneurs, Business-Owners and Finance Directors.
Yvette Coles
Yvette Coles
innovate2succeed
Posted on: 22.04.13
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