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Small Business Financial and Legal Links

We have searched the internet and have come up with the following selection of valuable legal, financial and business related sites for the small business that we think you may find useful :-

Debt Recovery

Lane & Co has provided a specialist, efficient and cost effective debt collection services to businesses nationwide since 1978.

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Finance for a new business

Starting a new business and wondering about finance? This article on the Local Accountants directory is a brief explanation of some of the options for financing your new business. We have also found this Corporate Finance Directory that you may find useful if you are looking for Corporate Finance advisers.


Expatriate Tax Advice

If you are lucky enough to be sent overseas for any length of time by your company you may need specialist expatriate tax advice. One of the leading teams in this field are Fiztgerald and Law, a firm of London Accountants who have a dedicated expatriate team that will take care of filing your UK and overseas tax returns.

International Health Insurance

Again, if you are being sent overseas to work, or your own business needs you to work overseas (maybe on a project) you should consider taking out International Health Insurance. Click here for an instant quote

Local Peterborough based bookkeeper

Albert Kirkman is a local book-keeper who offers a friendly, professional book-keeping and payroll service to small and medium size businesses in the Peterborough and Stamford area. He is fully insured and a holder of a Practising Certificate as well as being an associate member of the Institute of Certified Book-keepers.

Business and holiday travel insurance

Go Travel Insurance has had an Internet presence since 1998. Our website promotes a simple user interface together with instant online cover. Full policy documentation can be downloaded from the site prior to any purchase. Our visitors have access to a wide range of comprehensive travel insurance products that are competitively priced. Our policies are tailor made for travellers going on holidays, business trips , weekend breaks or backpacking for 12 months. The policies are underwritten at Lloyds of London. All payments are taken via credit card using our secure SSL providing customers with the confidence they require when buying online.

Free Credit Report

Did you know.that shopping around for the best deals on cards, loans and mortgages can affect your chances of success? If too many lenders carry out a full check of your credit report - the personal financial history that lenders see when they are deciding whether or not to grant you credit - it can look as if you are desperate for money or raise suspicions that a fraud is being committed. Instead, sign up for a free, 30-day trial at CreditExpert, the online credit monitoring and identity protection service from Experian. You can then check that your enquiries haven't been misinterpreted as applications for credit and that any footprints make it clear you were only asking for quotes. And if there is a problem, CreditExpert will help you to set the record straight.

Financial Advice

Following a recent exercise where we were looking for an IFA, we have started to build a directory of financial advisers that state that they specialise in the small and medium business sector as well as with individuals. For more details see our UK financial Advisers directory, we hope that this directory is useful to you.

Accountants for the Small and Medium Business

We have started to build a list of accountants that state that they specialise in the small and medium business sector. For more details see our accountants page

Looking for Life Insurance?

This company are authorised to give life insurance advice in the UK and have a simple online life insurance quotation form that saves you filling in your details time and time again. They claim to be able to provide family income protection at very competitive rates.

Bank Accounts for Small Businesses

Are you wondering how to choose a small business bank account? We have an article that may help you.

Buying on-line

Our article about buying on-line tries to answer questions about online shopping and how secure it is.

Home Improvement Loans

If you are working from home and need to update your house to incorporate an office have a look at the home improvement loan article on the UK Home Information page. It has several ideas and comments about loans that are available to home owners

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