Posts Tagged ‘Xero’

Xero Access to Finance Support, Export Advice and Being Finance Ready – BFB Epsd 161

Posted on: March 24th, 2017 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In this edition of the Business Finance Bulletin we look at how the accounting software provider Xero is making access to finance easier by integrating with MarketInvoice, DueCourse and Iwoca. Another step forward for businesses in need of quick access to cash.

Brexit has opened business owner’s minds to the opportunities created via exporting. A new survey by the Federation of Small Businesses has revealed the top 3 export priorities but if you’re new to exporting, where do you go for advice and support. We look at three sources you can tap into.

The deal of a lifetime can present itself but often the opportunity is missed because you can’t arrange finance quick enough. To avoid that happening we have three actions you can take to ensure you are finance-ready.

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Financial Advice, Paypal Working Capital Loan, Late Payment & a Bit About Brexit – BFB Epsd 130

Posted on: July 15th, 2016 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In this edition of the Business Finance Bulletin we start off with a look at where businesses get their financial advice from… and the number one source is not the most reliable.

Alternative sources of finance have been springing up from the least expected of companies and one of those is PayPay. We take a look at an update from PayPal on how successful it’s Working Capital facility has been amongst its UK clients.

Late payment can be a serious topic but Xero, the online accounting software provider, has put a special twist on one of Adele’s songs to highlight the problems late payment can cause. Take a look on our blog where you can watch the video!

Recent Bulletin’s wouldn’t be the same without mentioning Brexit but this week alternative finance provider Capify, presents a positive message about its impact – a nice change!

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Chasing Payments – A Lighthearted Look at Late Payment

Posted on: July 14th, 2016 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , ,
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Late payment is a serious problem for small businesses but Xero has taken a lighthearted look at the problem by re-working Adele’s song Chasing Pavements as Chasing Payments!

Xero have also launched ChasingPayments which provides tips and hints on avoiding late payment and chasing overdue invoices.

Brexit Fall-Out, Business Confidence, and Late Payment Growth Impact – BFB Epsd 129

Posted on: July 8th, 2016 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In the latest episode of the Business Finance Bulletin we look at the continued fall-out from the Brexit vote; how the Bank of England have taken actions to boost bank lending and lender’s appetite to support UK small businesses.

We review the latest quarterly Small Business Index survey released by the Federation for Small Businesses which, although prepared before the EU Referendum, indicates that business confidence was already slipping.

Does late payment have an impact on productivity? The answer is revealed in a survey carried out by Xero, the online accounting software provider, which also reports on how many days per month business owners spend on chasing late payers. What a waste.

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Alternative Finance in 2015, Asset Finance and Business Confidence – Business Finance Bulletin Epsd 109

Posted on: February 19th, 2016 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In this episode of the Business Finance Bulletin a look back at 2015 in the alternative finance and crowdfunding market. The latest annual report from NESTA, Pushing Boundaries, provides an insight into how crowdfunding continued to grow in 2015.

If you are looking for an asset finance facility to fund your growth plans there’s news of a funding boost for the alternative lender LDF provided by the British Business Bank.

Xero, the cloud accounting software service, asked business owners what they thought the key ingredient for a successful business is. The entrepreneurs also shared their top three business pain-points. Do you suffer from any (or all) of these three barriers to growth?

And in the Business Finance Tip of the Week when to comes to raising business finance, what influence do past business successes or failures have?

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