Free resources to support your business

From cashflow forecast templates and articles, to instructional videos, check out our range of resources to support your business.

Monitoring cashflow to help your business survive Covid-19

Monitoring and forecasting your cash flow remains one of the most important things you can do to maximise the chances of your company’s survival, as the UK still grapples with the effects of Covid.

As the pandemic hit in early 2020, we created a 16-week cash flow forecast template and instruction video below to help business owners and management teams forecast their businesses’ cash position…

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Beginner’s guide to working from home claims for Company Directors

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It looks like working from home is here to stay even if it is combined with office days. Download our Beginner's guide to working from home claims for Company Directors to get a clearer picture.

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Bigger profits and smarter decisions through better financial information

A fun explainer about how SMEs with a number of different sites or operating divisions can increase their profits and make better management decisions.

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Time to repay! Your BBLS Repayment Guide

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Over 1.53 million businesses took out the Bounce Back Loan (BBL) during the Covid pandemic equating to around £46 billion of borrowing in total. We’ve put together a guide to BBL repayments.


2021 Recovery Loan Scheme for Businesses free summary download

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The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) has replaced the now closed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS). RLS allows qualifying businesses to borrow up to £10 million and is open for applications from qualifying businesses until 31 December 2021. For more information on the scheme and eligibility, download our handy summary here.

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2-minute primer on tax and an overdrawn Director's Loan Account

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If you are an owner director and have an overdrawn director's loan account, then watch our 2-minute primer to help you understand the tax implications and how to deal with them...


Bitesize Budget

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Check out our Bitesize summary of the Spring 2021 budget.


Types of funders - Debt and Equity

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One of the keys to raise capital successfully is approaching the appropriate funder based on the company’s requirements and level of security available. The types of funders broadly fall into two categories, either Debt or Equity.

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How can a part-time finance director help my business?

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Watch our short animation video on how using an outsourced part-time finance director can help support your business.

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Raising Capital: your 2 minute primer on business plans

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Is your SME trying to raise capital? Check out our 2 minute primer on fundraising business plans to help get you started.

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A guide to raising capital with invoice finance

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There are a wide range of methods how businesses can fund their expansions plans. Invoice Discounting and Factoring are two of these. The points below set out the key differences between these two funding options...


UK Business Owner's 6-Step Guide to Disposals

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Check out this easy to follow guide for selling your business.

6-Step Guide to Disposals

30-Second Primer on the Government's new Job Support Scheme

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Find out more about the Government's new JSS in this blog.


Impact on gross profits by growing turnover with lower margin work

See how a small change in Gross Profit Margins, can have a big impact on your company's profitability.


Debt versus Equity – what’s best for my business?

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A rough guide to understand the fundamental differences between these two types of funding.


Covid-19 Year End Mitigation Strategy

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If you are looking for a solution to mitigate the impact of Covid-19, check out this year end strategy.

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BBLS and CBILS Refinancing

Is your business applying for a BBLS or CBILS in the near future? Then watch this video by Specialist Accounting Solutions Ltd to find out more about the re-financing criteria of these two loan schemes.

Eligibility for Bounceback Loan Scheme (BBLS)

May 19, 2020

Are you applying for a bounce back loan and want to know more about the eligibility criteria? Here is a short video by Specialist Accounting Solutions Ltd for companies that have made historical losses.

UK Government's Future Fund for innovative businesses

May 20, 2020

Will your company apply for the UK Government's new Future Fund? See how a loan by the Government's scheme converts into equity in your business by watching this video by Specialist Accounting Solutions Ltd. The headline terms of the fund are shown here: