25
Oct

A-Plan supports Samaritan’s Purse Shoe box Appeal 2019

We are proud to be supporting Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child by Samaritan’s Purse collects shoe boxes—filled with school supplies, hygiene items, and fun toys. Then they deliver these to children in need around the world. A-Plan have teamed up with Samaritan’s Purse, so you can drop-off your filled shoe box at any A-Plan
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22
Oct

New safety measures coming for business vehicles

Road incidents involving your fleet can have a big impact on your business. So are you making the most of the safety technology available to make your business vehicles and their drivers as safe as they can be? A series of safety measures outlined by an EU bill look set to become a standard feature
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3
Oct

Why do small businesses need cyber insurance?

Did you know that your small business is nine times more likely to fall victim to cyber crime than to a ‘real-life’ burglary? That was the finding of YouGov research earlier this year, and it should be a wake-up call for small businesses. The idea of cyber crime may be relatively new, but that doesn’t
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25
Sep

Late payments: the impact on small businesses

Ask any small business owner their least favourite aspect of company ownership, and late payments will probably be an answer. A report earlier this year suggests that “small businesses are facing a collective bill of £6.7bn per annum in outstanding payments owed by other companies – up from £2.6bn in 2017”. It’s the latest report
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17
Sep

Key Person Cover – unlock the detail and find out more

Wifi, premises, tools, electricity, coffee and laptops are all things mentioned when you ask anyone in business what is essential to keeping things running. But what about key people? What about key men and woman that are essential to your business turning a profit? Just what would you do without them? How would your business
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14
Aug

Parents funding small businesses

Borrowing from the so-called ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ is nothing new when it comes to buying your first home, but new research suggests that the latest generations of school and university-leavers are now turning to the parental moneybox to fund a new business venture. Research by WorldPay suggests that as many as one in
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