Business Advice

Could your supply chain cost your business a six figure tax bill?

Umbrella companies are used regularly by recruitment agencies across the UK to pay temporary workers. Unfortunately, very few business owners are aware of how this can potentially lead to corporate insolvency or even personal bankruptcy. Quite frighteningly, recruitment agencies can be hit with a huge bill from HMRC if an Umbrella company in their supply […]

Recruitment Funding

Admin Can Make or Break an Agency – the DANGERS of using traditional finance vs Quba Solutions

“Know your Apples from your Onions!” What can go wrong for your agency from using a traditional factoring solution? We are asked all the time, what do we do that factoring doesn’t? What are the differences? Well strap in, because here are some pretty important things to consider, all of them pointing to the age-old […]

Business Advice

What Are Your ‘Bad Clients’ COSTING You?

Running a successful business doesn’t just rely on your ability to win new work and new clients; it relies on dropping bad clients too. Letting go of work may sound counter intuitive, but it is so often a fundamental key to a business’ success. You wouldn’t believe how many customers we’ve seen running temp desks […]

Business Advice

When to transfer funding provider

If your contract is coming up for renewal in the next six months and you're debating whether to transfer from your current funding provider, here are a few key elements that are worth considering with serious thought.

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Business Advice

Recruitment funding: Factoring vs Discounting?

There are many finance options available to small businesses, it can be a little over-whelming and on the face of it, can seem complicated. Recruitment agencies tend to have two main options for funding the temp element of a business: invoice factoring and invoice discounting.

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Business Advice

Keeping on top of cash flow

Many recruitment businesses fail not because their business plan isn't sound or their consultants aren't good enough at bringing in the work, but because they fail to effectively regulate cash flow.

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Business Advice

8 ways to increase cash flow

One of the biggest challenges of setting up and running your own recruitment businesses, particularly if you are going to be supplying temporary workers, is having enough cash.