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  • R&D: Why it pays to work with Swoop

    R&D: Why it pays to work with Swoop

    Getting to grips with your R&D tax credits can unlock funding solutions for the whole of your business R&D tax credits seem like a niche concern, but for businesses that are seeking to make a claim based on the work they have done, Swoop’s R&D team could mean more than just a quickly-completed application. It’s…

  • How to find angel investors: Top things to look for

    How to find angel investors: Top things to look for

    If you’re looking for investment in your business, whether you’re just starting out or planning to expand, an angel investor is one potential option to explore. Beyond simply investing in your business, angel investors can also bring a wealth of experience that could prove invaluable to your business. This guide explains everything you need to know…

  • How to find investors for your business in the UK

    How to find investors for your business in the UK

    Get capital from family & friends A good place for an early-stage business to start might be to ask any friends or family members if they are willing to invest in your company or loan you a lump sum. A loan might be easier to set up as all you need to do is agree…

  • Pub mortgage: complete guide | Swoop UK

    Pub mortgage: complete guide | Swoop UK

    If you’ve decided to fulfil your dream of running a pub or simply fancy a career change, you’ll likely need to borrow funds to help cover the cost of setting up your business. This blog explains all you need to know about financing a pub. What is pub finance? Pub finance is an umbrella term…

  • Open Banking: What is it and how does it work?

    Open Banking: What is it and how does it work?

    Open Banking has changed the way UK businesses and individuals can use and grow their money. Fast, efficient and more innovative than traditional financial systems, Open Banking puts the customer firmly in control. But what exactly is Open Banking, how does it work and what can it do for you? Read on to find out…

  • General election 2024: What SMEs need to know

    General election 2024: What SMEs need to know

    Major change is predicted, so make sure your business is ready for upheaval. The business environment has been buffeted by change in the last few years: Covid and remote working, digital transformation and supply chain issues, Brexit, cost of living and volatile interest rates… Businesses that have survived through the last five years are businesses…

  • General election 2024: What SMEs need to know

    General election 2024: What SMEs need to know

    Major change is predicted, so make sure your business is ready for upheaval. The business environment has been buffeted by change in the last few years: Covid and remote working, digital transformation and supply chain issues, Brexit, cost of living and volatile interest rates… Businesses that have survived through the last five years are businesses…

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