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    Here you'll find all the latest news and opinions from LDF covering finance, business, brand and much more.

Why should Equipment Suppliers offer Asset Finance?
11 May 2016

Why should Equipment Suppliers offer Asset Finance?

Researching options for finance as part of the purchasing process has become the ‘new normal’ for consumers.

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Hospitality and Leisure: Selecting the right finance
5 May 2016

Hospitality and Leisure: Selecting the right finance

Financing of hospitality and leisure equipment is ever increasing and in demand. Preserving capital within the business for business opportunities that may arise and be more profitable is a key driver of growth in...

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Improve your Cash Conversion Cycle with Asset Finance
4 May 2016

Improve your Cash Conversion Cycle with Asset Finance

The Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC) shows the length of time, in days, that it takes equipment suppliers to convert stock into cash flow. It measures the amount of time the value of the stock is tied up in the production...

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Why suppliers should have more interest in equipment finance
27 April 2016

Why suppliers should have more interest in equipment finance

Equipment or asset finance is a proposition that suppliers can no longer ignore. Using equipment finance is proven to drive an increase in sales by overcoming common cost based purchasing barriers. This enables the...

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Online Self-Assessment Tax return tips
20 January 2016

Online Self-Assessment Tax return tips

With the 31st January Tax deadline fast approaching, the need to complete your Online Self-Assessment Tax return is growing every day. Failure to meet the HMRC's tax deadline could result in penalties, including...

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5 reasons why your small business should use the cloud
10 December 2015

5 reasons why your small business should use the cloud

What is cloud computing?

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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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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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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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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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5 facts businesses need to know about PII
3 September 2015

5 facts businesses need to know about PII

Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) can save firms millions of pounds, and for many it is often misunderstood. Ed Stace, our Head of Direct Business, has put together five key facts that every business needs to...

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7 tips to fantastic B2B Linkedin relationships
24 August 2015

7 tips to fantastic B2B Linkedin relationships

How do I connect and who do I connect to? What do I do when a LinkedIn connection accepts my request? How many updates should I send in a day? Why not sit back and take a look at our LinkedIn B2B guide.

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Manage tax with minimum fuss: Top tips for SMEs
18 June 2015

Manage tax with minimum fuss: Top tips for SMEs

Staying on top of tax is critical for businesses – not only so that they are aware of what they have to do and when, but also to ensure that they aren’t paying more tax than they need to. For SME owners trying to...

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Social Media for SME businesses
15 June 2015

Social Media for SME businesses

Social Media is an essential part to any businesses marketing activity, which helps to promote your business and inform audiences of your products and services. With over 1.44 billion monthly Facebook Users, 302...

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