No sign of an end to SME late payment pain

One in four SMEs continue to face a late payments problem, Close Brothers research reveals The scale of late payments continues to increase with one in four SMEs owed more than £40,000 Almost half of SMEs now using or considering invoice finance products Small and medium-sized enterprises continue to suffer from late payments from customers […]

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The Forum Welcomes the Information Commissioners Office

On Monday 21st May 2018, the Forum hosted a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) seminar with guest speakers Richard Nevinson and Richard Sisson from the Information Commissioners Office (ICO). Members of the Forum were invited along to hear about GDPR, and the changes it will be bringing on Friday, May 25th along with having their […]

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The Forum is all set for the Business Show

The Forum is all set and ready for the Business Show this week on Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th May at the ExCel in London.   The Business Show 2018 is the UK’s largest exhibition and the Forum team is very much looking forward to meeting current members, visitors and exhibitors alike. There are some […]

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The Forum visits the Northern Business Exhibition

On both Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th April 2018 we exhibited at the Northern Business Exhibition at the Manchester Central Convention Complex. Businesses across the country came to exhibit and showcase how they can help others. With a wide range of visitors, the Forum team was there to inform others how we can advise, support […]

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Forum membership increases by 30% since Brexit vote

Forum Managing Director, Ian Cass, says the surge, which now means there are more than 30,000 members, cannot simply be explained by Brexit uncertainty alone. He said: “Uncertainty around Brexit has clearly been a factor in more businesses reaching out to the Forum, but the increases in compliance and regulations such as auto enrollment, GDPR, […]

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