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Getting a “yes” from the bank

Posted on December 16, 2013 by FGL

Having spent 31 years working for Lloyds Bank, I’ve seen my share of some pretty awful lending propositions, I can tell you - and in a lot of cases, it was down to the way they were presented.

Accounting ratios

Posted on December 10, 2013 by FGL

Ask any top sportsman how well they are doing and they will always know the key information that makes them the best, like how many goals they’ve scored, their batting or bowling average, their 1st serve percentage, their personal best times etc. – and the things they need to work on to improve their performance.

Law firms in financial difficulty

Posted on December 04, 2013 by Jeremy Frost

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has identified at least 1,200 firms – more than 10% of the total number – with evidence of financial difficulty after a mass survey of at-risk sectors.

Cashflow

Posted on December 03, 2013 by FGL

Cash-flow’ is one of the biggest challenges that business owners require business advice about – and with good reason, as it’s generally the venting point for issues like: