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6 qualities a small business owner needs to succeed
30 October 2015

6 qualities a small business owner needs to succeed

Having an exciting business concept or product is not always enough to survive in the business world, especially if you’re a small business owner. We’ve put together 6 qualities every small business owner should...

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Barristers’ earnings hit £1.5 billion
28 October 2015

Barristers’ earnings hit £1.5 billion

Latest figures, based on HMRC tax returns, reveal that the total earnings of barristers as a profession have risen to £1.5 billion, up 5% on the year previous. The average income of an individual barrister has also...

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LDF win 2015 Flintshire Business Award
26 October 2015

LDF win 2015 Flintshire Business Award

The Flintshire Business Awards now into its 9th year rewards a host of local businesses for their success and achievements within the Flintshire community.

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Act now to benefit from the Annual Investment Allowance
23 October 2015

Act now to benefit from the Annual Investment Allowance

In July of this year, The Chancellor announced in his Summer Budget that the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA), a tax incentive to promote business investment, would be set permanently at £200,000 from January 1st...

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LDFC win Aldermore Charity Football Tournament
21 October 2015

LDFC win Aldermore Charity Football Tournament

Hosted at St George’s Park, The Aldermore Charity Tournament saw 13 teams compete to be crowned champions. The charity football event was in support of Headway, the brain injury association.

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Company cars: to lease or to buy?
16 October 2015

Company cars: to lease or to buy?

If you are looking to purchase a company vehicle there are two options to consider, whether to buy the vehicle or to lease it. There are advantages and disadvantages with both solutions, depending on your businesses...

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Visit LDF at the Pharmacy Show 2015
13 October 2015

Visit LDF at the Pharmacy Show 2015

The Pharmacy Show returns to the NEC Birmingham this 18th and 19th October. This key event is designed to bring together Pharmacy owners, buyers, wholesalers and other industry professionals to discuss product and...

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Finance your Practising Certificate with LDF
9 October 2015

Finance your Practising Certificate with LDF

Covering the cost of your annual Practising Certificates can be a costly expense, especially given it falls so soon after the recent PII deadline, making planning for this expense increasingly difficult for many...

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How to maximise your time at work
6 October 2015

How to maximise your time at work

We know work life can be busy and finding enough time to complete your daily tasks can often be difficult. We’ve put together 5 handy tips to help you make the most of your working day.

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LDF win Professions Market Funder at Leasing World Awards
2 October 2015

LDF win Professions Market Funder at Leasing World Awards

Last night played host to the 7th annual Leasing World Awards held at the White Hall Place in London. The awards acknowledged 19 strong winners for their outstanding contribution to the equipment leasing and asset...

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Avoid overdue payments with a short term VAT loan
29 September 2015

Avoid overdue payments with a short term VAT loan

Latest research shows that UK businesses owe almost £2.6 billion to HMRC in overdue VAT payments, up from £2.55 billion in 2014. This figure has remained consistent in recent years, despite the improving economic...

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4 tips to make data work for your business
24 September 2015

4 tips to make data work for your business

Many small businesses feel they simply don’t have enough time to sit down and analyse their business data and for some the volume of information can often be overwhelming. Your business’s data is becoming easier to...

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LDF awarded Investors in People Gold Status
22 September 2015

LDF awarded Investors in People Gold Status

We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded ‘Investors in People’ Gold Status on our very first attempt. Joining a select number of UK companies, the announcement comes after an assessment by Investors in...

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LDF Business Conference 2015
18 September 2015

LDF Business Conference 2015

Last Friday saw the first LDF Businesses Conference held at the Chester Racecourse. Designed to bring businesses together, we discussed a variety of topics including the economic landscape and the current business...

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New Polymer banknotes will result in £230m investment
14 September 2015

New Polymer banknotes will result in £230m investment

On the 18th December 2013, The Bank of England announced that Polymer Banknotes would be introduced into circulation from 2016. It’s estimated that £5 notes will be introduced late 2016, with £10 and £20...

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