Feb 2018

You Shouldn’t be Ashamed to Ask for Business Finance, Here’s Why…

British Money

Every business owner wants their company to grow and become a success, however, in order to do this, sometimes additional funding is required. Many business owners see borrowing money as a weakness but this couldn’t be more untrue. Here’s why… It Can Be Smart Even if your business is doing extremely well and you have …

Feb 2018

The Capify Story: How We’ve Been Funding SMEs for the Past 10 Years

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Capify has come a long way in the last decade. We were one of the first Merchant Cash Advance providers in the UK, and have grown our team from just a handful of people to over 60. Since our inception in 2008, we have moved from the 2nd floor of our office building in Altrincham, …

Feb 2018

2018 Retail Predictions: Which Trends are Going to Benefit Your Small Business?

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The takeovers and turnovers of big corporate businesses can often dominate retail news. Though large retail businesses with 500+ staff make up 69% of all annual retail turnover in the UK, smaller businesses are still significant on the high street. Now we’re in 2018, what are the retail trend predictions set to direct spending towards …

Feb 2018

Infographic: Single’s Awareness Day

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Not many people are aware of events like Single’s Awareness Day, which provides you with the perfect opportunity to get ahead of competition. Keep your eyes out for obscure occasions and find away to capitalise on them. If you use social media to publicise what you’re doing, you’ll draw in eager customers who are keen …

Feb 2018

Infographic: Valentine’s Day 2018

  Capify offers business finance from £3,500 – £500,000. Many owners use this to prepare for events like Valentine’s day by purchasing extra stock, investing in advertising and planning unique things which will make them stand out from their competition. If you’re interested in getting a quote to find out how much you can raise, click …

Feb 2018

How to Get Your Business Ready for St Patrick’s Day

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St Patrick’s Day is coming up on the 17th March, and many will be out celebrating whether they’re of Irish descent or not. Some would assume it’s mainly Irish pubs that can cash in, but pretty much any kind of business can find a way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day and bring in more customers. …

Feb 2018

The Gender Pay Gap: Does Your Business Pay Equally?

British Money

Some in Hollywood have recently shone a very bright light on pay disparity, criticising the fact that the highest paid actor in 2016-2017 – Mark Wahlberg – earned nearly 3 times more than the highest paid actress – Emma Stone. Many of the biggest names have spoken out, including Jennifer Lawrence, Jessica Chastain and Charlize …

Feb 2018

How Dental Practices Can Market Themselves to New Patients AND Keep Them Loyal

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Dental practices need to market themselves slightly differently to other businesses, because they offer a particular and essential service rather than products. Choosing a dentist is about more than just cost, it’s about location, the treatments available, and the reputation of the practice. Below are 4 important marketing methods to adopt. They won’t just win …

Feb 2018

How 2018’s MOT Changes Could Affect You and Your Customers

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The Department for Transport is changing some MOT rules in May this year, which is likely to be significant for garage owners as well as motorists. Rules for diesel drivers in particular will become stricter, and defects will be rated under a new system. Faults will be Categorised as Minor, Major or Dangerous Minor defects …