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The Business Finance Guide

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Additional support for start ups and small businesses on securing finance, including case studies and expert insights.

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Business Finance Guide
Business Finance Guide

Equity vs debt

Whether to chose equity or debt finance is one of the first questions that business owners need to tackle. Explore the differences, the benefits of each and other considerations.
Equity vs debt
Business Finance Guide

Information and support

  • Listing
  • 15 Sep 2021
Resources providing information on sourcing finance for start-ups and growing businesses, including top tips from financial experts and insights into corporate finance developments.
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Business Finance Guide
Business Finance Guide

Managing your cash flow

  • Helpsheets and support
  • 24 Feb 2021
Economic uncertainty can affect cash flow. Get guidance on how best to manage cash in your business, including working across business functions and communicating with debtors.
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Working together to help businesses find finance

The Business Finance Guide is the de facto independent guide to finance options for small and growing businesses in the UK. It is the product of collaboration between more than 20 partners that bring expertise from across the finance sector coordinated by ICAEW's Corporate Finance Faculty.

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