How employees’ financial wellbeing impacts small businesses

Stress can have a big impact on all areas of life. Work-related stress can often spill over into our personal lives and vice versa. It might come as little surprise that financial worries are a big contributor to [...]

Over a third of small business owners have considered closing their businesses in the last year due to late payments

UK small businesses owed an average of £23,360 in late payments on any given day, a 17% year on year increase Domino effect sees suppliers hit as small businesses struggle to pay their own invoices, with [...]


Teenagers from across the West Midlands have had a unique opportunity to sample the world of work thanks to Solihull-based consumer finance provider BNP Paribas Personal Finance. The pupils, aged 14-16, came from a range of [...]

Perspective Financial Group makes further acquisition

Perspective Financial Group Ltd, the national Financial Planning and Wealth Management Group, has today announced the acquisition of North West-based IFA practice, Investment Principles Ltd. This comes less than a month after Perspective announced it had [...]

MEIF Maven Debt Fund provides £410,000 to support local businesses

Funding will enable businesses Optimise Accountants and Renato Software to execute ambitious growth plans by investing in their product ranges and hiring a combined total of at least 16 employees in the region The Midlands Engine [...]

Financial New Year’s Resolutions for small business owners

The first thing on any business’ New Year’s to do list is getting their finances organised for the upcoming year. Whether it’s preparing to expand your workforce or scale your business, every company wants to make [...]