The smaller, lighter, more sophisticated £1 coin

After 30 odd years, the iconic £1 coin is about to get a major makeover.  From 28 March 2017 a state of the art 12 sided coin will be introduced into circulation.  Thinner, lighter and slightly larger than the existing coin, the new £1 coin is designed to thwart counterfeiting; it’s estimated than 1/3 of […]

Simple ways SMEs can prepare for Brexit Britain

We all know that the UK is leaving the EU’s single market. And depending on your political and economic views, this could be a good or a bad thing – only time will tell.  As businesses we can’t control the outcomes, but we can and should take steps to navigate the uncertainty. Here are some practical tips, […]

Turning the Tide on banking for SMEs

We love new businesses that aim to make life easy for small and micro businesses, especially those than cut through the painful processes of bigger businesses and can solve your problems quickly and easily. Our latest discovery is Tide. So what’s Tide? Tide is a challenger banking service, designed especially to help micro and small businesses […]