Bank lending has started to improve, but finance for small businesses is still difficult to obtain. However, there are a number of alternatives available.
Obtaining angel investment funding is all about making you and your business as attractive as possible to your potential investors. This means explaining your company’s proposition and the potential return on investment clearly and succinctly so that your target investors understand your offer.
In October 2014 HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced a rise in the ‘tax gap’ – the difference between the amount of tax HMRC actually collects and the amount that it estimates is due. HMRC blamed the rise on a combination of criminal fraud and mistakes on tax returns.