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7 American private companies making billions

7 American private companies making billions

As Americans, we love a rags-to-riches story, and that applies as much to companies as it does to the people who build them.

Should you hire an accountant if you’re self-employed?

According to recent report from the Office of National Statistics, self-employment in the UK is at its highest since records began. While being self-employed can grant you additional freedoms that a regular nine-to-five job may restrict, there are also several additional responsibilities that can cause people problems.

£250 million milestone for Start Up Loans

£250 million of Start Up Loans have been made available to entrepreneurs, Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark has announced.

There’s no need to wait for an app to check if you’ve got the right bank account

Gocompare.com comments on the reforms recommended in a report from the CMA.

1.3 million Brits dream of starting their own business in the next year

Over 1.3 million Brits dream of starting their own business in the next twelve months, according to analysis from Direct Line for Business. Interestingly, the type of businesses we’d like to start shows more people are choosing to follow their hearts and launch bakeries, cafés and craft shops.

TSB continues to deliver £250 million investment programme in branch and digital services

In April 2015, TSB announced a £250million investment programme to ensure its branch and digital offerings meet evolving customer demand.

Enterprising nation: One in 30 Britons a microbusiness owner?

New analysis from Direct Line for Business reveals there are 2.17 million microbusinesses with fewer than nine employees across the UK.

Debit cards to overtake cash payments by 2021

Industry experts predict that debit cards are on track to become king in 2021 when they will take over from cash to become the UK’s most frequently used payment method, according to a new report from Payments UK, the trade association for the payments industry.

Android Pay is now available for Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers

From today, Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers will be able to download and start using Android Pay.

Digital banking boosts balances for young savers

According to the latest online research from Halifax, young adults say digital banking is helping them to boost their savings balances.

Is it time to remit the high fees of remittance transfers?

Is it time to remit the high fees of remittance transfers?

It’s no secret that the European and Global market is generally slowing, and has been for some time. If the UK were to leave the EU, a knock-on effect is almost inevitable and several markets in the UK would be hindered. However, though the European market is abating, the remittance industry is evolving.

5 things every entrepreneur should know from the beginning

5 things every entrepreneur should know from the beginning

It's common to think that someone is either born to be an entrepreneur or not, and that any advice that could possibly be given would therefore simply be common sense to any capable businessperson.

Play your cards right when going abroad

Gocompare.com Money is warning holidaymakers to check their plastic and not get caught out with foreign usage fees when going abroad this Easter.

How to boost morale and employee efficiency

Starting up a business, making it grow, appointing the right people and keeping them happy… it’s a never ending to do list!

How to plan your recruitment strategy based on your businesses industry

Which industry you specialise in will affect your recruitment strategy but there is one productive way to recruit new employees and that is to use a recruitment agency that specialises in your sector.