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2021 Year-End Financial Checklist for Small Business

December 9, 2021

Business owners are busy all year round but as the holiday season approaches, things reach a new level of hectic. As everyone looks forward to some well-deserved time off, focus…

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New Year, New Risks for Small Business

December 1, 2021

As the world faces the news of a new strain of the COVID-19 pandemic and a potential fourth ‘wave’ of infection to top off 2021, what will this mean for…

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10 Strategies to Increase Profitability in Small Business

November 10, 2021

Profit is the backbone of any sustainable business and if profits aren’t creeping upwards, it’s unlikely that your business is developing to its full potential. Worryingly, costs are on the…

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5 Ways to Save Money with Full Service Factoring

October 27, 2021

The primary benefit of invoice factoring for businesses is no doubt quick and easy access to working capital. This capital enhances cash flow and can be used for pretty much…

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How to Qualify for Invoice Factoring

September 1, 2021

Steady, predictable cash flow is the main reason businesses use accounts receivable financing but if you’ve never done it before, you might be wondering how best to qualify for invoice…

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The Canadian Federal Election and Small Business

August 30, 2021

Whether you agree with the timing or not, Canada is heading for a federal election and small business owners will be looking at political manifestos with trepidation over the next…

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Finding the Right Finance for Engineering

August 12, 2021

The economies of the US and Canada are heavily reliant on the success of the engineering sector which is a major contributor to GDP and taxes and creates millions of…

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Oil Field Services Providers Under Pressure

July 29, 2021

The oil field services sector encompasses a wide-ranging variety of businesses that provide the products and services necessary in the construction, exploration and production of oil and gas but don’t…

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Where to Find Funding for Dropshipping Businesses

July 21, 2021

Dropshipping can be a very low-cost way to start an e-commerce business. You can think of it as using a virtual warehouse for products that a third-party ships directly to…

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UK Firms Consider Move Across the Pond

July 15, 2021

Over 6-months following the UK’s official exit from Europe and the implications for UK-based exporting businesses remain murky. Many larger companies have weathered the storm successfully, if they had the…

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Business Banking post-COVID

July 8, 2021

The business banking industry had to adapt as quickly as COVID-19 hit. For a business model that was edging slowly towards digital adoption, resistant to change in many ways and…

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How to Extend Credit to Customers the Right Way

June 30, 2021

In the current climate it’s highly likely you’ve already been asked to extend credit terms to your customers. Small businesses are under increasing pressure from every angle; many need to…

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A to Z of Small Business Finance and Credit Terms

June 24, 2021

Most small business owners go into business to follow a passion or create freedom in their career and lives. It’s fair to say not many go into a new venture…

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Labor Market Shortages Stifling SME Growth

June 16, 2021

Since the U.S. has started to resume business-as-normal there’s been talk of a labor market shortage emerging and creating a mismatch between supply and demand; new vacancies have soared as…

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Funding a Multifaceted Apparel Industry

June 10, 2021

The apparel industry is unique and not just with regards to the fashions you see hitting the catwalk each season. The industry encompasses all kinds of businesses from designers’ first…

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