Nov 2018

How to Drive Positive Change in Your Small Business

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Whether you’ve been in business for 1 year or 20, you’ll always have plans to drive your business forward. It’s very difficult for business owners to do it all, but with the right balance of marketing, advertising, and customer service, you can continue to grow your business consistently for years to come. Choose your marketing …

Nov 2018

The Pre-Christmas Checklist for Small Businesses, Restaurants and Retailers

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A lot of people start to speak about Christmas at the beginning of November when festive ads hit the TV screens; business owners however, have been talking about it for a very long time already. In order for it to be a profitable, early preparation is vital. Leaving things to the last minute can cost more, …

Oct 2018

Planning: The Benefits

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Most small business owners have to wear different hats and keep swapping them – they’re a marketing professional for a couple of hours in the morning, then they turn to sales, before moving onto managing HR. All this juggling means you need to be as organised as possible to ensure success, but it’s easier said …

Oct 2018

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Your Small Business Ready for Christmas

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As a small business, you’ll be keen to make the festive season as profitable as possible. The key is to prepare early and adapt to the increased footfall. Here’s our ultimate guide to getting ready for Christmas 2018. Buying stock According to stats from Deloitte, 50% of us will have our Christmas shopping out of …

Oct 2018

Capify’s 10 Year Anniversary: A Message from the Founder and CEO

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Ten years ago, I had an idea to bring a new and innovative concept – merchant cash advances – from the US and into new international markets. But, back in 2008, the world was a very different place. People questioned why I’d launch an international alternative finance business in the midst of the worst global …

Oct 2018

How to Prepare Your Small Business for a Busy Period

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For some it’s Christmas, for others it’s Valentine’s Day, or the school summer holidays; busy periods depend on what you sell or trade in, and can last anything from a few days to several weeks. Busy, seasonal periods will always vary slightly, so it’s important to be several steps ahead. Here’s how to get ready …

Sep 2018

How to Prepare Your Business for Christmas

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For many of us, Christmas still feels like it’s a while off; but for retailers, hospitality businesses, and salons, the hard work is already beginning. It can be one of the most profitable periods of the year for consumer businesses. Our Christmas spending hit the £50 billion mark in 2017, according to stats reported by …

Sep 2018

5 Huge Benefits of Renovating and Refurbishing Your Small Business

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With Capify’s Merchant Cash Advance; restaurants, retailers, and salons can secure the funding they need to complete a renovation or refurbishment. This can cover everything from a quick cosmetic update to a major style overhaul. Refurbishment can have huge benefits for businesses, including improved profits, a more noticeable presence on the high street, and better staff morale. Create …