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Apply for environmental grants, loans and awards

If you are considering making your business more environmentally responsible, a variety of grants, loans and government-sponsored initiatives can help you. The support on offer can range from funding towards new energy-efficient equipment to free consultations providing practical business advice and awards that you can use to boost your marketing efforts.

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Forming a business

Whether you are forming your first business or adding to an existing one, it pays to set it up correctly. Choosing the wrong business structure exposes you to unnecessary costs and risks.

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Business plan tool

Whether you want to raise funding or to understand the best opportunities for your business, a business plan is essential.

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Finance your community organisation

Financing is a priority for almost every community organisation. The more money you can raise, the more you can achieve - but competition is fierce for the limited amounts of funding that are available.

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Market and sell overseas

Expanding into overseas markets can offer exciting growth prospects. But marketing and selling overseas is a demanding undertaking.

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Valuing your business - checklist

If you’re considering selling your business, you need to arrive at a fair value. Here are all the factors you should take into account.

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Debt recovery

Most businesses experience some problems getting paid on time by their customers. Good credit control helps to prevent this becoming a serious problem.

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Interest on late payments

Late payments create cash flow problems and can increase the risk that you will not be paid at all.

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Role of the company secretary

The company secretary acts as the chief administrative officer of the company, and shares various responsibilities with the directors under the Companies Act.

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Car finance

If you have decided to invest or reinvest in cars for your business, raising the money is unlikely to be a problem. Provided you have the cash for the deposit and a reasonable credit record, any dealer will arrange terms.

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IT security

Protecting your IT system and the information it holds is essential. An IT systems failure or data loss can be catastrophic for your business.

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