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Steven Antoneemootoo
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Paul Martin
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Austin Ashley
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Neville Ward
Daniel Olsson
David McCormack
John Hesketh
Steev Glover
Kam Bains
Claus Klein-Ipsen
Andrew Scott
Dan Stackhouse
Malcolm Boswell
Chetan Kasim
Ben
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Jordan Foster
Richard Brown
Gurinder Sunner
Shezad Nawab
Paul Uppal
Sarah Taylor
Jason Green
Dr Peter Lewis
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Martin Scott
Lynn Kennedy
Susanna Kempe
Emma Richards
Oliver Gleave
Dr Keith Glanfield
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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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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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Boost your business growth with unsecured Chinese funding and business talents
It might sound too good to be true, and yet 200 UK companies that Ying De have worked with since 2008 have raised a total of £40 million from Chinese investors.
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