Xero: British economy growing at fastest rate in 80 years

Following the news from economic forecaster, EY Item Club, revealing that the British economy is growing at the fastest rate in 80 years, please see below for comment from the global small business platform, Xero.

Zoho to make Zoho Invoice Free of Charge to Empower SMEs to Rebuild and Grow

The company’s decision reinforces its support for the SME community and will allow business owners to simplify billing and payment processes, helping companies receive payments faster

Thames Valley feels the post-Brexit ‘Brand Britain’ boost

Six months on from Brexit, new research* from leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP shows that Thames Valley businesses are finding their British origins to be a significant advantage when trading internationally. In a survey of mid-sized businesses, Grant Thornton found that more than two thirds (68%) of those based in Oxfordshire,… Read More »

The MGroup Launches New Business Club & Webinar with Helen Joy at People Spark

From the beginning of 2021, we’ve been running a webinar series with Nick Hughes of Dynamic Coach on the theme of Planning and Recovery, getting back to business post-pandemic. Designed to support the Oxfordshire business community, these webinars became a humbling success, with some of the business communities’ biggest names attending and supporting the events.… Read More »

Free Panel Event – Tax after Coronavirus – What lies ahead?

Join us for an informative panel event as our leading tax experts take a look at a new Government report into Tax After Coronavirus. Like many other nations, the UK has had to take drastic action to help businesses, communities and families during the COVID-19 pandemic with financial support. According to the National Audit Office… Read More »

BoE: Recovery to push inflation above 3%

Post-pandemic economic recovery is likely to push inflation above 3% “for a temporary period”, the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee predicts.

10 reasons your 50s could be your most important decade

Your 50s can often be a pivotal decade in your financial life. Thoughts around retirement (or not!), leaving or creating a legacy, a changing financial environment (grown-up kids perhaps) can all occur during this decade. For some clients in their 50s, retirement is the last thing on their mind.

Innovative UK Businesses Encouraged to Apply for Multi-Billion Pound EU Funding Scheme

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is urging businesses and researchers to apply for access to new markets, capabilities and technologies as well as billions of pounds of funding through the Horizon Europe scheme.

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is the largest public funder of research and innovation in the UK, with a budget of around £8bn. It is composed of seven disciplinary research councils, Innovate UK and Research England.

Underinsurance in the commercial market – what it means for your business

Underinsurance is a phrase often used when talking about home or property insurance – but did you know it applies to business insurance as well?

The Many Hats of your Business Finance Function Is Outsourcing a Distraction or a Solution?

Tuesday 22nd June at 10-11am. Outsourcing can be a brilliant way to grow a business, without having to incur the costs of hiring specialist employees, but many owners are hesitant that it may distract them or force them to relinquish control of essential elements of their business. Join us for a free webinar, led by… Read More »

Inflation hedging strategies: How to protect your portfolio from inflation

Rebecca Stein, Investment Manager at Charles Stanley Wealth Managers, discusses inflation hedging strategies and how to protect your portfolio.