Global surveys of consumer sentiment during the coronavirus crisis

As governments and organizations continue to work toward containing COVID-19 and stem the growing humanitarian toll it is exacting, the economic effects are also beginning to be felt. McKinsey & Company are tracking consumer sentiment to gauge how people’s expectations, incomes, spending, and behaviors change throughout the crisis across multiple countries over time. VIEW THEIR [...]

March 30th, 2020|Kwanji|0 Comments

How can small businesses protect themselves from Covid 19?

Henning von Spreckelsen, outlines some tips for SMEs in the current challenging times. There is nothing certain about 2020 except that it will be used in future business school lectures to demonstrate just how uncertain the market can be, and how important it is for businesses to be prepared. If you run your own business [...]

March 26th, 2020|Kwanji|0 Comments

Budget 2020: What Does Sunak’s Announcement Mean For SMES?

Rishi Sunak’s first Budget yesterday brought many changes that will affect small businesses across the UK. Part of the three-point plan to tackle the impact of coronavirus focussed on new support for affected SMEs, which includes the promise of a full refund for up to 14 day’s worth of sick pay per employee; the creation [...]

March 13th, 2020|Kwanji|0 Comments

Budget 2020 Key Points – Hamlyns LLP Chartered Accountants

Response to Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay For businesses with less than 250 employees, the government will fund SSP for two weeks. Statutory sick pay will be available to anyone advised to self-isolate from the first day rather than third. Business Loans Small and medium sized businesses impacted by the Coronavirus will have access to loans [...]

March 13th, 2020|Kwanji|0 Comments

Unlocking The Growth Potential Of UK Small Businesses

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10KSB)UK is a comprehensive programme of business development and leadership support for small businesses with high growth potential, designed to help them achieve that potential. The programme helps build small business leaders’ knowledge and confidence in core business management areas, and enables them to apply this knowledge directly and [...]

February 26th, 2020|Kwanji|0 Comments

London Fintech Podcast by Mike Baliamn

"In this show we review a decade in Fintech. Although the earliest Fintechs were formed around 2004/5 (WorldFirst, Zopa) many big names formed around 2010 (Funding Circle, Ratesetter, MarketInvoice). The LFP formed started covering the scene in mid-2014, the year of the first London Fintech week and the year that the Fintech word first hit [...]

January 13th, 2020|Kwanji|0 Comments

Small Businesses and The Budget

Chancellor Sajid Javid yesterday announced that this year’s Budget, which had been postponed ahead of the December election, will now be held on 11 March, in which the Chancellor will outline his and the Government’s plans for fiscal policy in the next year. While many will be looking to the Budget’s announcements on personal tax [...]

January 10th, 2020|Kwanji|0 Comments

Could pension-led funding help grow your business?

Pension led funding is the only form of business funding where the interest on the finance provided is paid back into the pension. Growth and income in the pension remain tax free. No need for personal guarantees or charges over domestic property. Calculate your funds available now

November 1st, 2019|Kwanji|0 Comments

IW Capital Launches EIS Portfolio Service

IW Capital have announced the launch of their innovative new EIS Portfolio Service, allowing access to investment opportunities in the UK's wealth of high-growth SMEs through the EIS. Launched after considerable demand from IFAs, the service will allow easier routes to investment in a fast-growing sector of the UK economy for clients looking to diversify [...]

October 17th, 2019|Kwanji|0 Comments

The SME Finance Monitor 2019

On Thursday, the BVA BDRC published the SME Finance Monitor report for the year ending Q2 2019. The independent report analyses current trends in access to finance for SMEs and the state of the vital sector. The SME Finance Monitor surveys 4,500 businesses every quarter in the largest such survey in the UK, to analyse [...]

September 25th, 2019|Kwanji|0 Comments