View How to avoid common Merger & Acquisition pitfalls

How to avoid common Merger & Acquisition pitfalls

Whilst the collapse of Thomas Cook came as shock to many, it can arguably be traced back to a merger which happened more than a decade ago. What went wrong and what steps can you take to ensure a successful merger? Collapse of Thomas Cook The immediate answer as to why Thomas Cook failed after…

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View Is a lack of R&D funding holding UK innovation back?

Is a lack of R&D funding holding UK innovation back?

Research from the Office for National Statistics revealed that the UK spent just 1.69% of GDP on R&D in 2017, compared with an EU average of over 2%. The UK, in fact, is 22nd on the R&D funding list. The shortage of research funding is particularly marked when it comes to the development part of…

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View When is the right time to hire a Finance Director?

When is the right time to hire a Finance Director?

You’ve launched your business, sales are growing at a healthy rate, customers are lining up and there may even be interest being shown in international markets.  You should be basking in the light of your success, but instead you have so much to do, it’s hard enough to find 15 minutes to grab a sandwich…

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View Immediate things you can do to improve your company’s profit

Immediate things you can do to improve your company’s profit

Effective financial management is vital for a business’ survival and growth strategy. It involves planning, organising, controlling and monitoring your financial resources in order to achieve your business objectives. Good financial management will help your business to make effective use of resources, fulfil commitments to your stakeholders, gain competitive advantage and prepare for long-term financial…

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View What VCs want to see before they invest in your business

What VCs want to see before they invest in your business

Entrepreneurs that seek funding support from venture capitalists don’t always fully understand how the venture capital investment process actually works or what they want to see. The process can be slow and will require lots of time and trust. Taking on a VC investment is like taking on a business partner, a partner who will…

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View What type of businesses should seek VC funding?

What type of businesses should seek VC funding?

Venture Capital (“VC”) can be a great source of growth finance for businesses, but getting venture capitalists to invest in a company or startup can also be one of the biggest challenges that an entrepreneur can face. But just what is Venture Capital funding? Venture Capital is a form of private equity investment, where a…

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View Financing your start-up: equity or loan?

Financing your start-up: equity or loan?

The right start-up financing gives your new business a solid financial base and every chance to succeed. It makes sure you have the funding to cover your short-term needs and to help your opportunities grow. Working out how to finance your start-up begins with knowing how much money you are going to need and where…

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