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Understanding current assets

Any asset expected to be converted into cash within one year is a current asset.

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Introducing GoCardless’ new Customer Hub...

We’ve launched a new Customer Hub, find out more today.

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Stay Protected with Secure Online Payments

What is the most secure online payment system? Protect yourself from hacks.

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Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Forecasting

Top-down forecasting may paint a better picture but bottom-up is more realistic.

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The Bottom Line and What it Means

Discover the difference between the top and bottom line meaning.

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What Is Capital Expenditure?

Capital expenditure can have a positive impact on the profits of a business.

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How to Manage Money in a Small Business

Use these tips to keep your business finances healthy and geared for growth.

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What Is a Good Rate of Growth for a Small Business?

Business growth of 15-25% is ideal for small businesses.

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What Are Dormant Direct Debit Rules?

The dormancy direct debit rule protects bill payers, but can also lead to issues

2 min readFinance

How to Set Up VAT Direct Debit for Business

Use VAT Direct Debit to simplify your value added tax payments.

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Finance Lease vs. Operating Lease

Learn the key differences between finance lease vs. operating lease.

3 min readGrowth

Best Small Business Apps in 2021

Learn about the best small business apps to help organise & grow your business.

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[Report] The global payment timings index 2021

How quickly does your business get paid compared to the industry benchmark? We looked at over 40 million payments from 65,000 businesses to find out.

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What Are the Different Types of Taxpayers?

Who needs to file a tax return? It depends on the type of taxpayer.

2 min readAccounting

How To Calculate Variance

Find out how to calculate variance within your business

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Line of Credit (LOC) Definition & Examples

How is a line of credit different from a business loan or credit card?

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Advantages of Bacs Payments

Learn about the advantages of Bacs payments for your business.

2 min readPayments

International Payments: SWIFT or SEPA?

SWIFT and SEPA are designed to make international payments quick, easy and safe.

2 min readRegulations

What Is Companies House?

Companies House is the first place to turn for information on limited companies.

2 min readAccounting

Bills vs invoices: what is the difference?

Discover the subtle differences between billing and invoicing

2 min readRetention

How to Measure Customer Retention

We look at how to measure and improve your customer retention.

3 min readGrowth

Top 10 Marketing Tools For Small Business

List of the best digital marketing tools for small businesses


[Webinar] Mastering Payments: Insights from Epson on a customer-centric approach to payments

Discover how Epson has tackled international expansion with a customer-first approach to payments.  Hear how Epson has benefitted from introducing Direct Debit across Europe, including improved conversion and customer acquisition.

3 min readBusiness Management

What is a Parent Company?

Parent companies and how to become one explained

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