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UK Economic growth slows to 0.3%
28 April 2015

UK Economic growth slows to 0.3%

According to figures from the Office for National Statistics, Economic Growth fell to 0.3% in the first quarter of 2015, down from 0.6% in 2014. With the economy being an important policy for many parties this...

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Nominate a Polo VIP
27 April 2015

Nominate a Polo VIP

Spread the fun this Polo season and indulge in the ultimate Polo experience. We’re offering one lucky winner the chance to enjoy a variety of VIP prizes designed to make their day, one to remember. You can nominate a...

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Responsible Business Week 2015
24 April 2015

Responsible Business Week 2015

Hosted from 20th to the 26th April, Responsible Business Week is a great opportunity for businesses, of all sizes, to come together to support their local communities, to help the economy and to protect the...

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LDF vehicle offers - April
22 April 2015

LDF vehicle offers - April

Leasing is an increasingly effective method of business vehicle purchase, which not only reduces deprecation concerns, but enables businesses to spread the cost over the vehicles 'useful lifetime'. Our Lease Purchase...

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The Dentistry Show ’15 – ‘Not Just All Mouth’
21 April 2015

The Dentistry Show ’15 – ‘Not Just All Mouth’

Last weekend saw the annual Dentistry Show at the NEC Birmingham - an event guaranteed to deliver bright smiles onto attendees' faces. The free to attend two-day event provided great opportunity to network with over...

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Which policy gets your vote?
16 April 2015

Which policy gets your vote?

With the general election taking place in exactly three weeks, the main political parties are campaigning for people's votes and are expressing their party manifestos.

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Google mobile search update to affect SMEs
15 April 2015

Google mobile search update to affect SMEs

On the 21st April, Google will introduce changes to mobile searching and will include mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This will mean that mobile-friendly websites will rank higher in search results, which...

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LDF announce CPD membership
14 April 2015

LDF announce CPD membership

Today, we are very pleased to announce the launch of our membership with CPD (Continuing Professional Development).

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New Tax Year Preparations
10 April 2015

New Tax Year Preparations

As the new tax year begins, is your business fully prepared?

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UK Veterinary Surgeons to use Doctor title
9 April 2015

UK Veterinary Surgeons to use Doctor title

In March, the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons approved a decision to allow Veterinary Surgeons to use the title Dr. The RCVS proposed the change to a variety of industry professionals and the general public,...

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Happy Easter from LDF
2 April 2015

Happy Easter from LDF

The Easter Bunny will be visiting this Bank Holiday weekend, delivering gifts of chocolate and sweet treats to us all. To celebrate the long weekend, our offices will be closed from Thursday 2nd April 5.30pm until...

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LDF Charity Partnerships 2015 announced
31 March 2015

LDF Charity Partnerships 2015 announced

As a business, we are committed to working within the local community and always aim to provide support for development and enrichment, where possible. As a result, we have successfully introduced the LDF Charity...

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Dentists’ income up thanks to cosmetic dentistry
30 March 2015

Dentists’ income up thanks to cosmetic dentistry

Our latest research shows that the income of the dentist's profession in the UK has risen by more than a fifth since 2010, as practices benefit from the investments they have made in cosmetic dentistry services and...

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NRB 2015 tradeshow highlights
27 March 2015

NRB 2015 tradeshow highlights

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SME finance brokers need more support with FCA process
26 March 2015

SME finance brokers need more support with FCA process

The UK's commercial finance brokers are crucial in getting funding through to the businesses that need it. So how this conduit for funding UK businesses deals with its transition to become a regulated industry under...

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