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Accounting terminology - What does it all mean?

When it comes to accounting there are certain terms it really pays to understand

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What is a balance sheet and how should my business use it?

The benefits and limitations of a business balance sheet

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FIFO vs LIFO: The Best Inventory Valuation Method

Is your inventory method right for your business?

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What Are Payments On Account?

Don’t get caught out by a surprise payment on account

2 min readAlternative Payment Options

What is an E-Wallet?

Find out what an E-Wallet is and how it can benefit you and your customers.

2 min readAccountants

What is Deferred Income & Why Is It Important?

Find out why deferred income is an important in your business accounting.

2 min readFinance

What is an Escrow Account & How Does it Work?

We explain the meaning of escrow and what it means to have an escrow account.

2 min readFinance

What is Earmarking?

We explain the importance of earmarking for business money management.

2 min readFinance

The Fundamentals of Corporate Finance

Learn how corporate finance works & the principles of corporate finance services

2 min readFinance

How Does Bridge Financing Work

Learn about bridge financing & how it can provide short-term funds

2 min readFinance

What is Alphabet Stock?

Learn about Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc and the stocks available to buy

2 min readFinance

What is Contingent Liability?

Learn about contingency liabilities & how to report them in financial statements

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How Asset Financing Works

Learn how asset financing works & how it can help your business.

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Financial Forecast

How to create accurate and actionable financial forecasts

2 min readFinance

Guide to bank reconciliation (with a template)

What is bank reconciliation? Learn more about how this works in accounting

2 min readGrowth

An Introduction to Game Theory

We explain game theory and how it applies to your business strategy.

2 min readFinance

A Guide to Peer-to-Peer Lending

Can peer-to-peer lending help your business? Read on to find out.

2 min readFinance

What Is Debt Financing?

Here’s how to use debt financing to secure business funds.

3 min readFinance

What Is Corporation Tax?

Here’s why you need to stay on top of corporation tax.

2 min readFinance

Understanding Your Credit Report

Learn more about what’s included in your credit report.

2 min readAccountants

The P/E Ratio Explained

Find out how the P/E ratio reveals your company’s value.

2 min readFinance

What Is a Guarantor?

Using a loan guarantor helps small businesses gain finances needing a deposit.

2 min readFinance

Understanding Capital Gains Tax

Here’s what every UK business needs to know about Capital Gains Tax!

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