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About Soldo

Is Soldo an expense management platform?

Soldo is an expense management platform like no other. Learn how you could use it to get back to the business that matters.

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Is Soldo for large organisations?

Soldo is ideal for large organisations looking to streamline every step of their expenses process. Find out how it could help you.

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Will Soldo help me manage my expenses?

Soldo does more than just help you manage your expenses: it can help you manage spending in real time. Find out how.

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What is Soldo?

Soldo is an all-in-one expense management solution that manages your business spending for you. Read on to find out how it can put you back in control.

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Is Soldo a Software Tool?

Software is just one part of Soldo’s three-tier spend management solution. Learn more about how it could make all the difference to your business.

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Accounting

How and when should I change accountants?

As your business grows it may be time to change your accountant. Here, we take a look at how, why and when it may be right to change accountants…

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Do small businesses need accountants?

Running the finances of a small business can be challenging. Here we look at the pros and cons of hiring an accountant to do the work for you.

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Which accounting software is the best value for money?

Whatever industry you work in, keeping your business accounts in order is probably a top priority. Check out these excellent accounting software packages…

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How do I keep my personal and business finances separate?

Getting your personal and business finances mixed up is easily done. Here are ten great ways to manage your business and personal expenses.

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Will accountants become obsolete in the future?

Technology is having a considerable effect on the way that people work. We discuss how technology is changing the role of accountants.

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Business Advice

What makes a top performing CFO?

Today, being a top CFO is about more than just the numbers. We explore the skills needed to become one of the top performing CFOs in your industry.

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What are the different types of business fraud?

In this article, we will look at the business fraud categories that must be protected against through robust anti-fraud procedures and policies.

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What is business fraud and how can it be prevented?

Small businesses are a target for fraud due to their lack of resources. Here we explore the specific strategies that businesses can put in place to prevent fraud.

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6 reasons why you should insure your small business

If you’re a business owner then insuring your business is almost always a good idea. Here we discuss 6 reasons why…

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Business advice: how to avoid invoice fraud

SMBs lose thousands each year in invoice fraud. These simple tips can stop your company from being the victim of invoicing fraud.

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Business Banking

How is fintech impacting small businesses?

We explore Fintech’s affect on small businesses and why so many companies are beginning to rely on financial technology to perform their day to day tasks.

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What are the benefits of paperless banking?

Whether you are planning on helping the environment or looking for reduced banking fees, paperless banking may be the right choice for your business.

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Business Banking: Challenger banks vs Traditional banks

We compare challenger banks with traditional banks to help you find out which is the right option for your business banking.

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What are the main challenges for businesses using traditional banking?

If you’re running a small business, you’ll need a business bank account. We discuss the biggest challenges for those using traditional banking.

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7 key trends in business banking today

Disruption in the banking industry has made the sector more complex than ever before. We discuss 7 key trends in business banking today.

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Business Credit

Does personal credit have an impact on business credit? 

Business credit and personal credit ratings are held separately. Find out here if they can still have and impact on each other.

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What is business credit? 

If you want to build your business, you need to build your credit score. Find out what business credit is and how it can help your business grow.

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Top 7 reasons why companies need business credit 

Building business credit is an important financial aspect for any company. Here are seven reasons as to why companies need business credit.

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What is the difference between business credit and personal credit?

There are two essential differences between business credit and personal credit. Learn more about these key differences and more here.

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10 differences between business loans and a line of credit 

It is important to know the differences between business loans and a line of credit when choosing which option is right for your business. Learn more here.

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Business Finance

12 options for funding your startup

Funding for your startup is a crucial part of getting your company started. Here we provide some great ideas as to how to fund your new business idea.

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Creative ways to fund a small business 

Some entrepreneurs might not want to approach a bank for a loan, the good news is there are plenty of alternative ways to fund a business.

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How to measure small business financial success

What are the key KPIs to measure the financial success of your small business? Here are some we feel are the most important…

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Five mistakes your business can’t afford to make

Running your own business can be stressful, but our team have put together five big areas to avoid to help you get ahead.

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How to set up company payroll yourself

Our experts have put together a checklist of things that should be taken into consideration when managing your company’s payroll.

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Business Spending

What can I put in place to cut business costs?

Unreconciled expenses cost businesses huge amounts each year. Find out how to improve your expense management, and watch your costs drop.

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Company Cards

How safe are prepaid cards?

Prepaid cards offer the ease of paying with plastic without needing a credit limit. We discuss the benefits of prepaid cards and how safe they really are.

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What does the future of business credit cards look like?

As the world moves towards a cashless society, our experts question the role that business credit cards will play in the future.

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Benefits of using prepaid cards for international business travel

Choosing a method of payment when you are abroad can be tricky, however, with certain company cards, such as a […]

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Should I get corporate cards for my employees?

Corporate cards come with pros and cons. To get the full picture, take a look at our dedicated article.

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What are corporate cards?

Corporate cards are designed for big business purchases, and they come with pros and cons. Take a closer look to see if they’re the right option for you.

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Digital Business Banking

What is digital banking? 

Banking has changed significantly in recent years. Recently, however, there is a further shift towards ‘digital banking’. Learn more about it here.

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What are the benefits of digital banking for a small business? 

Digital banking provides small businesses with a multitude of benefits. Here we discuss how these benefits help business owners make informed decisions.

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of digital banking? 

Digital banking can help manage your personal and business finances online, but there are some drawbacks. Here we discuss the advantages and disadvantages.

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Which banks are purely digital? 

Digital-only banks are relatively new, allowing you to closely monitor your transactions. Find out which banks are purely digital here.

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How safe is digital banking for business? 

Digital banking may be the way of the future, but it does carry some risks to it. Here we explain the key security threats your business should be aware of.

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Employee Benefits

How can learning and development impact employee engagement?

A well thought-out learning and development strategy can have a huge impact on employee engagement in any business. We explore the reasons why.

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How is technology impacting learning and development in business?

We find out how technology is changing the shape of learning and development programmes and how it can impact your business.

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7 top tips for creating a small business learning and development strategy

A learning and development strategy should work with your other company policies. Here are 7 top tips to know before you create one for your business.

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Top 10 benefits of implementing a learning and development strategy

The best businesses invest in their workers. We explore the top 10 ten benefits of implementing a learning and development strategy.

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Why is training and development important for small businesses?

We explore why you should invest in your staff’s development and how to implement training programmes, so that you can get the best out of your team.

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Entertainment Expenses

Can I claim VAT on business entertainment expenses? 

Business entertainment expenses can cause a lot of confusion and potentially lead to overpayments or unexpected bills. Learn what you can claim for here.

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Can I claim VAT on staff entertainment expenses? 

Claiming VAT on staff entertainment expenses can be a complex area. Here we discuss what costs are considered legitimate tax entitlements.

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How to keep clients loyal and happy

Once you have acquired great clients, it’s essential to put in further work to keep them happy and loyal to your brand. Here are 15 suggestions to help…

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Business Dinner: Best places to take a vegetarian client in London

Impress vegetarian clients by taking them to dinner at one of London’s buzzing vegetarian restaurants. We’ve researched and listed our favourites for you…

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Client Entertainment: What are the most exclusive bars in London?

To make a lasting impression on clients, you’ll want to take them somewhere that’s unique. Read on to find out some of the most exclusive bars in London…

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Expense Management

Business travel: What are the best ways to save money?

Business travel can be costly; however, with the world being more connected than ever, it doesn’t have to be! Here’s our list of 12 money-saving tips…

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How do I keep a company’s expenses in check?

There’s no better way to manage expenses than by managing spending. Find out how proactivity could save you time and money.

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What are multi-currency transfers?

Find out more about multi-currency transfers, and how important they are for a globally minded business.

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What’s best practice for managing company spending?

Every company manages spending differently, but there are some things everyone should be doing. Find out more in our in-depth article.

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What’s the most time-effective way to manage employee expenses?

Discover an efficient way to manage your company’s expenses, and use your newfound freedom to focus on the business that matters.

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Finance Automation

What tools can I use to manage company spending?

Learn to manage company spending with our pick of the best tools, and see how they help you get back to the business that matters.

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What are the best ways to manage business expenses?

By managing your business expenses, you’ll be able to focus on the business that matters. Explore the best ways to do just that.

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What software tools should I use to run my business?

Take a look at the software tools you can implement to make your business fitter, happier and more productive.

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What’s the fastest way to transfer funds to offices in other countries?

International transfers can be slow and troublesome, but there are simple ways to make everything move a bit quicker. We explore how.

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How do I automate expense management?

Automation is the future of expense management. Get ahead of the curve with our article, and find out how to get started.

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Fuel Cards

Can I reclaim VAT on business fuel costs?

e explore what to consider when calculating your fuel expenses. You can’t claim on employee personal journeys, but business claims have different rules.

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Why Should My Company Use Fuel Cards?

Are fuel cards are the best options for managing your business’s fuel expenses? What are the alternatives? Find out which options suit your business.

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What is a fuel card management system?

Choose the right fuel management system for your business and it could lead to big fuel cost savings for your business.

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What to consider when choosing a fuel card for your business

We’ve prepared a list of points to consider when choosing a fuel card for your business. Including your admin needs and the size of your fleet.

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How can I prevent company fuel card fraud?

Fuel cards have many advantages, but can also provide opportunities for fraudulent activity. We’ve identified common issues and how you can solve them.

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Open Banking

Can open banking help my small business manage late payments?

We explore the impact of open banking on late payments and the future opportunities that will offer smalle businesses.

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What does the future of open banking look like?

Open banking is revolutionising how we own and use our financial data. We explore what the future for open banking looks like…

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What are the benefits of open banking?

Open banking puts you and your business in control of how you manage your money. The technology and regulatory framework […]

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What is open banking?

How do you navigate through the Open Banking environment and what will it mean for your business going forward? We discuss the facts.

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How secure is open banking?

Would you trust your bank to share your financial data securely? We explore open banking and the security concerns surrounding it.

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SaaS Subscription Management

7 things to consider before purchasing a SaaS product

Making sure you have the right SaaS stack for your business is vital. Here’s seven things to consider before purchasing a SaaS product.

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How can SaaS apps help my business grow?

More and more companies are coming to recognise the benefits that SaaS brings, so if you’re planning on growing your business, here’s what you need to know.

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What are the best SaaS tools for small businesses in 2020?

In the last couple of years the amount of SaaS tools available to small businesses has hugely increased. Here we recommend the best to use in 2020.

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Why you should audit your company’s SaaS stack

Many businesses end up with over-complicated SaaS stacks, but how do you go about ensuring that you only have the apps that you need? Find out here.

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Do businesses need to back up SaaS applications?

SaaS allows software to be cloud hosted, but we take a quick look at why businesses might chose to back up their SaaS applications.

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Tax

Top 7 tax reliefs all small businesses should know

Understanding tax and tax reliefs can be challenging. Here are seven tax relief schemes that are applicable to many small businesses in the UK.

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Top tips for saving on small business taxes 

Paying taxes is a necessity for any businesses. Here we provide some useful pointers when considering how to reduce your taxation liability.

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Which type of tax return should a small business submit? 

The type of tax return a small business needs to submit depends on how the business has been set up. Here we look at the various company tax return options.

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How can I make my company taxes digital?

HMRC is rolling out changes as to how taxes are assessed and collected. Learn more about Making Tax Digital and the impacts this may have on your business.

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What business taxes do small businesses have to pay in the UK? 

Getting it wrong when it comes to reporting and paying taxes can cost you financially. Read on for a summary of the principal taxes for small businesses.

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