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£100m management buyout

Money Last edited 17/05/18
Kent-based Holiday Extras, which arranges travel extras for more than seven million customers every year, completed the management buyout which values the firm at close to £100 million and places 55% of the company into an employee benefit trust.

Surrey-based glass merchant soars with strong Middle East demand

Money Last edited 14/05/18
Svaja, a Surrey handblown glass merchant, who make designs for retailers, hotels and restaurants worldwide has secured contracts worth more than £1m and seen its sales increase 300% after starting to export to the Middle East in 2011. Throughout the process they’ve received the support of the Department for International Trade.

The impact of UK equity issuance on local businesses

Money Last edited 08/05/18
Equity issuance, whether through IPOs or secondary equity offerings, can usually be regarded as a good gauge of business activity in a country or region. With this in mind, this article will look at recent UK equity issuance activity and show how this could relate to businesses in the South East and beyond.

Major drive to help SMEs tackle cybercrime

Money Last edited 02/05/18
Barclays partners with England football legend Sol Campbell to raise awareness of frauds against small and medium-sized enterprises.

The Spring Budget statement

Money Last edited 06/04/18
Analysis

Pension changes ahead…

Money Last edited 08/02/18
A new tax year dawns and with it comes higher pension contributions.

The top 5 ways to improve your business cash flow

Money Last edited 08/02/18
All businesses need to be managing and forecasting business cashflow to ensure there is enough money to pay staff and suppliers and build up cash reserves to invest in the growth of the business.

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