Dealing with manufacturers and suppliers abroad is not without risk. This is one of the reasons why the vast majority of buyers use trade finance to fund their overseas purchases and allow them to trade more confidently.
Alternative finance is growing quickly in Britain and provides a range of financing options for businesses of different sizes. Learn what are the available options for small businesses on this article.
One of the challenges that online sellers face is learning how to manage finances. To help you overcome that challenge, here are some tips on how to bootstrap, test your margins, factor small costs and save yourself from future financial headaches.
Are you too busy to sit down and examine your finances? As an online seller, there are three important financial statements that you should know about. Continue reading to know more about the cash flow statement, balance sheet, and profit & loss accounts.
Where should business owners look in order to fund their growth? James Day of Ingenious Britain shows us exciting alternatives to large banks and venture capitalists. This includes crowdfunding, invoice trading, start up loans, and more.
The flat rate scheme for VAT is designed to reduce the time and accounting burden for small businesses who are VAT registered. Find out if you are qualified to apply and what your flat rate percentage is.
Both Royal Mail and Amazon simultaneously increased their prices, affecting thousands of online sellers and their margins. How can you cope with rising fees and still remain profitable? Read 6 strategies from ecommerce expert, John Hayes.
Discussions on profit margins regularly crop up inside our community. What should be your profit margin and what is considered decent or otherwise, over the top? Alycia tells us how to work out the right margins for your business.