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July 2017

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"Any views or opinions expressed in these blogs are solely those of the author and might not represent those of Access Credit Management Limited."

Business School 101 – Website Content - Business Tips for Beginners

Starting your own business can be a very exciting prospect for many of us – it’s taking control of your own life and your own income so that you’re no longer at the beck and call of your employers, so the attraction is pretty obvious.  Here in the UK, we are a nation of business owners, with a record number of 5.5 million private sector businesses at the start of 2016.  Small businesses account for 99.3% of all private sector business in Britain and 99.9% of these were small or medium sized (SMEs) with a combined annual turnover of £1.8 trillion, 47% or all private sector turnover in Britai

How to Fix your Finances for SME Owners | International Collection Services

Take a look at how you can turn around your business in a 10 step process.

Most businesses will experience temporary cash flow problems at some point or another, very often these arise due to matters outside of the business owner’s control.  However, taking immediate action can mean that your business will survive the financial squeeze and bounce back to benefit you in the future.  Here are the 10 steps you can take to overcome cash flow problems for your business:

Debt Financing Explained for SME Owners

If you’re a small to medium enterprise (SME) owner here in the UK, no doubt you’ve been feeling the pinch in recent years.  Raising money to grow your business can be a scary prospect – you want to increase your business, but worry that you’ll find it difficult to pay back any loans you take out in order to do so.  When it comes to raising business finance, there are several options open to you, including:

·Applying for government grants and regional funding

How to Clear Your Debts

In the current economic climate, we all have to tighten our belts a bit and this can prove quite difficult, especially if you’ve fallen into debt.  Debt is nothing to be ashamed of, especially these days when we’re all being encouraged to spend beyond our means.  However, if you find that your debts are causing you worry and frustration, it can seem as if there is no end in sight.  It’s easy to try not to think about any money worries and put off doing something until you reach crisis point.  However, that will not alleviate your concerns and taking the time to put togethe

Debt – the Most Common Causes

Here at Access Credit Management we take the issue of debt very seriously – after all we offer international debt collection services to our clients on a no-win, no-fee basis.  We’re well aware of just how easy it is in the current economic climate to fall into debt so today we’re going to take a look at the most common causes of debt in a bid to offer our readers the foresight necessary to try to stay out of debt.

LinkedIn for SME Owners – Part Two

Last week we took a look at just what a great resource LinkedIn can be for SME owners, helping to connect with new people, establishing yourself as a thought leader and influencer in your industry and reaching a much wider audience which can drive traffic to your website and increase sales.  The article last week concentrated on creating a personal profile for yourself as a business owner but, as you’re probably aware, LinkedIn also gives you the option of creating a company profile which can be of great benefit to your

Debt Collection News Roundup – June, 2017

Here at Access Credit Management we like to make sure we bring our readers interesting and relevant news about our industry so once a month we’ll be publishing a News Roundup.  This should keep you up to speed with all the important goings on within the sector so that you have a resource that keeps you fully informed of all the latest news.  It would be interesting to know what you, the readers, think of the stories that feature here. 

Advice for SME Owners - Planning for Untimely Death

Unless there is a lot of prior planning, the death of a business owner can result in the company being liquidated, sold to outside parties or surviving family members may have to become active in running the business themselves.  To plan for the future orderly disposition of a business, a buy-sell agreement can be entered into.  A buy-sell agreement may be between shareholders of a company, partners of a partnership or a key employee and a sole proprietor.  The buy-sell agreement will oblige the surviving business owners, key employee or the business itself to purchase the interest of the d