9 09, 2019

Modular School Buildings

By |September 9th, 2019|Categories: Education|0 Comments

Modular School Buildings Space-Creation For Schools As budgets get ever tighter in both state-funded and independent schools, the question of funding much-needed new school buildings rears its head. With the school-age population increasing, schools can often struggle to provide even basic assets but need more space year on year, so what chance do they have of expanding their capacity by traditional new building? The answer may lie in using modular school buildings. What [...]

3 09, 2019

Asset Finance Growth Continues 

By |September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance|0 Comments

Growth Trends Show Businesses are Investing Despite Economic Uncertainty The UK economy grew by 0.5% in the first quarter of the year and only 0.2% in the second, which was below Government expectation and has prompted recessionary fears. But in contrast, the latest figures from the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show how asset finance continues its growth in 2019. Whilst the OECD’s Business Confidence Index has recorded declines in 2019, the [...]

19 08, 2019

Is Your Network Safe?

By |August 19th, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance, IT Leasing|0 Comments

Cyber-Crime 5 types of cyber-attack and how to combat them Pretty much everyone has heard of cyber-crime, hacking, malware, spyware etc at some point in their interaction with the internet, but what can these things really mean to the individual or organisation? Quite a lot. Being the victim of cyber-crime can result in a whole heap of trouble, ranging from annoying but pretty harmless right through to having your banking login and passwords [...]

25 07, 2019

Alternative Business Finance

By |July 25th, 2019|Categories: Asset Finance|0 Comments

What is Alternative Finance for Business? Google ‘alternative business finance’, and you’ll be greeted with a plethora of adverts and articles promoting a wide range of different types of alternative business funding. But what exactly is alternative finance and how might it be useful for your organisation? The alternative business finance market has developed over the last decade, since the 2008 credit crisis, as many organisations found it increasingly difficult to access funding [...]

25 07, 2019

Employee Car Ownership Schemes

By |July 25th, 2019|Categories: Employee Car Ownership|0 Comments

Employee Car Ownership: The Ideal Car Scheme? There are two competing forces currently shaping the car benefit landscape. The first is benefit in kind (BiK) taxation, which is making some drivers question the value of choosing a company provided car. The second is the shortage of skilled workers, which is making many employers look for ways to enhance their benefit packages to attract the best talent. From our own research, we have discovered [...]

11 07, 2019

Benefit in Kind Tax

By |July 11th, 2019|Categories: Cars, Employee Car Ownership, Fleet management, Vehicle Finance|0 Comments

Company Car Tax: Update On 9th July, the Government published the company car Benefit-in-Kind (BiK) tax rates that will apply from April 2020 through to April 2023, providing long-awaited clarity for both drivers and decision-makers. The most obvious change brought about by this announcement is that, from April 2020, company cars producing no emissions will not attract any BiK tax liability. The zero percent BiK rate will also apply to cars producing 1-50g/km [...]

9 07, 2019

The Dos and Don’ts of Car Use for Business

By |July 9th, 2019|Categories: Cars, Vehicle Finance|0 Comments

Driving for Business: Know the RulesCar use for business isn’t as simple as just popping out to a client’s office or doing your boss a favour and transporting some bits in the boot. There are strict rules in place for personal car use for business and falling foul of them can be costly.Personal car, cash car allowance or company car?If you do a lot of driving for your work, you may be offered a [...]

28 06, 2019

One-To-One Devices in Schools

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: Education|0 Comments

The Pros and Cons of One-to-One Devices in Schools The term one-to-one device usage (also known as mobile or 1:1 devices) refers to the practice in educational establishments, such as schools, of allowing students to use an electronic device to access digital content, the internet or digital textbooks. One-to-one devices will include laptops, tablets and Chromebooks. Some schools have a “bring your own device” policy, which encourages or requires students to use their [...]

28 06, 2019

Employee Benefits Ideas

By |June 28th, 2019|Categories: Employee Car Ownership, IT Leasing, Salary Sacrifice|0 Comments

6 Great Employee Perks that Boost Productivity It’s no secret that having happy employees makes for a more productive company – and having happy employees is simple right? As organisations battle to secure the best talent, broadening the employee benefits package remains a focus for employers. And, often, it’s the little things that can make the biggest difference. While you might not be in the position of investing into your employees as much as [...]

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