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Olly Sewell
Alun Parry
Mark Hart
Robert Hopkin
Patrick Magee
Damon Walford
David Remington
Christine Hancock
Shanial Charan
Graham Nicol
Gareth Carroll
Paul Lock
Simon Jacobson
Ruth Chapman
Greg Carter
Ian Vickers
Robert Fryers
John Downes
Matt Bunn
Victoria Thompson
Gary Lennon
Matthew Sinclair
Tony Seaton
Peter Ware
Sir John Peace
Joel Campbell
Jon Roberts
Steven Antoneemootoo
Desiree Qiu Xu
Sandra Garlick
Paul Martin
Dr Mark Gilman
Dr Steve Walker ACIB
Phil Tooley
Neville Ward
Daniel Olsson
David McCormack
John Hesketh
Steev Glover
Kam Bains
Claus Klein-Ipsen
Andrew Scott
Dan Stackhouse
Malcolm Boswell
Tracey McInnes
David O’Neill
Jason Spencer
Richard Hanscott
Emma Hill
Neil Warwick
Lee Currier
Andy King
Stephen Blackman
Daren Pickering

Inspiration From Our Experts

Alternative Finance in Focus
However strong your business proposition, realising it through a cashflow-based loan can be nigh-on impossible through traditional channels. Banks these days are reluctant to lend on anything other than bricks and mortar.
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Enabling employee ownership when the banks won’t engage
Management buy-outs are a staple of the alternative lending industry, and ThinCats has been happy to help a large number of management teams make this happen. Employee buy-outs are somewhat rarer, but this is what has been successfully accomplished by one Midlothian-based IT firm through a ThinCats
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SME Live partner with the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce
SME Live, the biggest business, marketing and technology event in the Midlands, has partnered with the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce to further cement their position as supporting SME growth within the region.
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BizBritian customer success story
BizBritain Finance provides access to finance for starting and growing businesses, to help move on to the next stage in their journey, re-finance or buy a business. We work exclusively with SME business and are always seeking ways to engage with business owners to help enable them to learn about fin
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Using door drops to build your business
Door drops take your business into the heart of the home, giving you access to new customers. We can reach all 29m households across the UK or just your local area.
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Small Business Solutions: Grow your business with Cisco’s IT solutions
Cisco provides technology that can reduce complexity, boost productivity and keep costs down ‐ while staying secure. At Cisco we can partner with you to provide exactly that.
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How SME’s can use social medial to acquire new customers
71% of consumers who have had a good social media service experience with a brand are likely to recommend it to others.
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8 simple things you can do to boost employee wellbeing
With workplace absence costing the United Kingdom’s economy £18 billion pounds each year – and predicted to rise to £21 billion by 2020 according to research by the Centre of Economic and Business Research...
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