A prepaid business account and card offers a convenient and secure alternative to paying cash or using a credit or debit card. These business prepaid cards are loaded with money in advance to make payments, withdraw cash from ATMs or make direct purchases, just as you would with debit or credit card. Unlike your standard business credit card, you can only spend the amount that is on the card, perfect for budgeting.
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In our pre-election post, we looked into how your personal finances could be affected by the General Election 2017, depending on which party the UK decided to govern the country. It certainly was an intense election, with the Conservatives feeling the shock of losing their majority and the Labour party dramatically rising in popularity.
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You may be thinking about finally opening a business bank account for your small business or startup, to help keep your business finances separate from your personal finances. This can often be a difficult decision to make and you may be wondering what implications having separate business finances will have on your personal credit.
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Theresa May’s announcement to hold a snap general election this year came as quite a surprise to many, forcing each of the political parties to gather their plans and present their manifestos to the public.
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Starting a business can be an unpredictable journey, but with a business plan at hand you can have an idea of where the business is going and how to tackle any challenges that you might face. After speaking to 2,000…
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There’s no doubt that here in the UK, we are undergoing a slump with our finances. Back in 2010, the then chancellor, George Osborne, began introducing spending cuts and increasing taxes, as a way of helping to reduce the UK…
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Dreams of starting your very own business can be an exciting prospect and there are many like-minded people who share the same aspirations as yourself. However for some, there are a number of difficulties that seem to stand in their way.
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In just a couple of months time, families from all over the country will be jet setting away on their summer holidays, to spend some quality time with one another somewhere in the sun. Yet amidst all the excitement of a holiday approaching, it seems that many families either forget to organise their holiday budget during the run-up or simply fail to stick to it when the holiday arrives.
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It seems that dreams of starting up a brand new business is a popular thought for many people here in the UK. In fact, statistics from StartUp Britain revealed a record-breaking number of businesses that were kick started and throughout…
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We recently asked 1000 would-be business owners about the additional help they would like to see from the Government when it comes to starting a business. The results came back with almost a third of respondents (28.02%) suggesting the government…
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