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Does social media marketing overwhelm you? How to make it work for your business.

By Breslins | Jun 13, 2019

Despite marketing being crucial to any business’ success story, a lot of entrepreneurs and SME’s avoid and question the most popular form in today’s modern world, that being social media. The thought for many of having to continually maintain an online presence is daunting and difficult. But more importantly believed to not be worthwhile, leading…

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Secured vs. Unsecured Short-term Funding

By Breslins | Jun 6, 2019

By Juliette Peyraud, Senior Account Manager at Spotcap Short-term business loans are an important part of the funding mix. Many businesses use them to grow or pursue certain opportunities, such as hiring staff, renovating premises, bridging a cash flow gap or purchasing new inventory or equipment. Banks, but also non-traditional lenders offer short-term loans. However, …

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Does my business need a Consultant?

By Breslins | May 15, 2019

There comes a point in every business when the owner realises they need advice and asks the question, “Should I hire a consultant?” Whether you’re growing an existing business or starting a new company, hiring the right business consultant can be a cost-effective way for your small business to access specialised knowledge.   A business…

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How easy is it to change accountant? With Breslins it’s easy!

By Breslins | Apr 24, 2019

There are many reasons why changing accountants could be good for your business. Your business may have changed and grown or maybe it’s your accountant’s business that has evolved and they are no longer servicing your needs effectively. Despite what you might think the actual process of changing accountants is a relatively simple one. Switching…

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Five signs it’s time to switch accountants

By Breslins | Apr 18, 2019

How to tell it’s time to switch accountant The thought of switching accountants can be seen as ‘scary’. Despite making tough business decisions every day, many entrepreneurs and SME owners shy away from switching accountants even if deep down they know they should. There are also many who miss the obvious signs and have no…

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Business Succession Planning

By Breslins | Apr 16, 2019

At some stage you will decide to leave your business; perhaps you have decided to sell, retire or do something else. Regardless of the reason, having a succession (or exit) plan in place will help you to smoothly transition out of your business. A good succession plan can not only secure a business owner’s retirement…

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Breslins is the first to trade with Credex; a new form of Business Finance

By Breslins | Apr 10, 2019

Breslins is delighted to be the first business to complete a transaction through CREDEX, an exciting new alternative small business finance solution developed at the University of Birmingham. The launch event was held on 9th April at the Natwest Incubator offices with Stuart Bowles and the team from CREDEX summarising the key benefits of an…

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Breslins Club – Expert Drop-In

By Breslins | Apr 3, 2019

This is a fantastic opportunity for business owners to meet strategic partners in a friendly environment. We hold this exclusive invitation only event on the 2nd Thursday of every month, please speak to Ian or Paul if you are interested in finding out more information. [eventBox id=”4″]

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Breslins Club: Jojolapa

By Breslins | Apr 3, 2019

Join us at our monthly Breslins Club. This time, we’ll be meeting at: Date: Thursday 18 April Time: 6.00pm Venue: Jojolapa Nepalese Bar & Kitchen, 21 Frederick Street, B1 3HE The word Jojolapa means ‘welcome’ in Nepalese. Due to the presence of Buddhist and Hindu traditions in Nepal, Nepalese cuisine appeals to vegetarians and meat-eaters…

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