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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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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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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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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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Managing your cash flow

Effective cash flow management is vital to ensure that your business has the funding needed to keep trading and make the most of opportunities to grow. A business can survive for a short time without sales or profits, but not without cash.

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Floating your company

Floating your company can be one of the most exciting experiences in your business life. But it can also be stressful, time consuming and expensive.

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Subsidised and guaranteed loans

If you have a promising business but cannot provide the security needed for a conventional bank loan, the Government’s Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme may be what you need.

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