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The Hertfordshire Business Growth Services You Need to Know About

At gpfm, a large part of our work is advising business owners – new and existing – on how they can develop their own companies in meaningful ways, such as choosing which workplace pensions to offer to their employees and running employee benefit schemes that will improve the happiness of their team and improve retention.

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The Fastest Growing Industries of 2016

The UK economy is fundamentally strong. On the financial front, savers have had a statistically tougher year as the UK interest rate has declined to 0.25 per cent. That said, it has been a productive year for those looking to build careers in exciting new sectors.

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What Does Being a LTD Company Mean?

Forming a limited company is easy enough: it can actually be done in less than five minutes. What takes much more time, though, is thinking through whether becoming a limited company is right for your business.

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Is the VAT Flat Rate Scheme for You?

If you’re a registered business in the UK, you might be eligible to join the Government’s Flat Rate VAT Scheme for small businesses. Some question the value of the scheme, and it’s certainly not right for all businesses.

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8 Ways That SMEs Improve Britain

According to SmallBusiness.co.uk, in 2014, there were an estimated 5.2 million businesses in the UK – 99.9 per cent of those being SMEs (where SMEs are businesses with fewer than 250 people in them).

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9 Life Events Where You Need a Wealth Manager

Let’s get something straight: wealth management is not the same as investment management. Investment management simply helps you pick the most suitable stocks, bonds and funds for you. But for wealth management, this is just its starting point.

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Are These the Best UK Seaside Resorts to Retire to?

As an island nation, Britain is full of coastal towns. There’s never just one reason to retire to the coast so each one offers something different. Here, we highlight eight that really are quite stunning. Where will you be gazing out to sea from?

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We’re Proud to Introduce Our New Website

Over the last year, the gpfm family has grown considerably. With new additions to the team, new technologies and new clients, it’s been a fantastic year of growth across the board.

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5 Really Useful Apps for Growing SMEs

Starting up a business might be the hardest thing you ever do. Luckily there are some apps out there that make life a little bit easier. If you are a small business owner, make sure you check out these great apps and see if you can save yourself a little extra work

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What to Bring to Your First Meeting with a Financial Planner

Nothing beats the feeling of knowing you are looking after your financial future with a chartered financial planner. As you set off to meet your new financial planner for the first time, you can be sure you’re making a shrewd move.

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