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Infographic: Mega Projects - Posted by admin 30.06.15

Having a look at some of the biggest “Mega Projects” in the world, huge construction and engineering projects costing over 1 billion dollars.  

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Celebrating 20 Years of Country Finance Group - Posted by admin 11.06.15

This Sunday at County Finance Group we will be celebrating our 20th anniversary as a family owned independent finance house. Our business launched in 1995 and we now provide access […]

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Infographic: Growing Your Business: Financing Vs. Bootstrapping - Posted by admin 27.04.15

When looking to grow your business, you are faced with a myriad of options. This infographic looks at different ways to finance your business, from the traditional method of looking […]

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Manufacturing hits Eight Month High, but Productivity Remains Low - Posted by admin 21.04.15

Recent statistics show that the state of the UK economy is still mixed. While manufacturing is the highest its been for eight months, productivity went down in the final quarter […]

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How the UK General Election Will Affect SMEs - Posted by admin 07.04.15

Image Source With the 2015 general election fast approaching, the two major parties have released their manifestos outlining their vision for the next five years. The Conservative party is still […]

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Why SMEs Are Turning Their Back on Banks - Posted by admin 15.03.15

Is it true that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been turning their back on banks? Have alternative lending options become more attractive to business owners? Even though it’s only […]

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UK Manufacturing sector experiences increased growth in January - Posted by admin 03.02.15

The latest figures from the Markit/CIPS PMI index show that growth in the UK Manufacturing sector picked up in January. The index, created by Markit Economics, publishes the previous month’s […]

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SME’s can expect strong growth in 2015 - Posted by admin 09.01.15

Reports released this week by the British Business Bank reveal that 46 per cent of UK SMEs are expected to grow in the next 12 months. The most concerning statistic […]

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VAT Payments from SMEs up 10% in 2014 - Posted by admin 19.12.14

Data published by accountancy firm UHY Hacker Young points to a significant increase in the amount of additional VAT being paid by SMEs following compliance investigations. The accountancy firm’s research […]

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Over a Third of UK SMEs Ignoring Overseas Opportunities - Posted by admin 10.12.14

Here we look at the opportunities which many UK-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have overseas, who is taking advantage of these opportunities and seeing success – and, interestingly, why […]

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