Category Archives: Finance

Funding break through for small and medium sized businesses – finance for your business.

We have finally cracked the thorny problem of financing and funding for all of the above. So if you have previously put a project on ice there’s never been a better time to thaw it out.  With the recovery on the way there is a window of opportunity to achieve best value before contractors get busy and prices rapidly escalate…………. So……….What can be financed? Office Refurbishment funding Shop Fittings funding Vehicles IT Hardware & Software Furniture Security Systems Signage Lighting Joinery And many other items . The list above is not exhaustive so call Yasmin on 0115 8241444 for more … Read More

George Osborne’s Mansion House Speech 2014 Full text

George Osborne at the mansion house 2014

 Full text of George Osborne’s Mansion House Speech 2014 Lord Mayor, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am honoured to be invited again to speak at this historic dinner, and follow in a long line of Chancellors who have done so. Lord Mayor, you and I were reminded of that long line on Tuesday, when you generously hosted a dinner at Guildhall to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the creation of the Board of the Treasury. And I might say, that it is entirely typical that when the Treasury decides to throw a party, we get someone else to pay for it. … Read More

TechCityNotts announces Nottingham NTech Grant Fund for Business

Anglepoise Lamps at the Architects Journal Shorditch London

Our friends at TechCityNottingham (Twitter @techcitynotts) have just informed us of some exciting news. Whilst Nottingham City council has come under criticism for its lack of support for small businesses in the past it seems that things may well be changing. A number of new initiatives designed to assist the SME sector have been introduced. We’ve talked about some of these before  (click here for info) but one of the more recent initiatives which seems to have slipped under the radar is the N’Tech Grant fund. TechCityNotts and Exeid are therfore delighted to be able to pass on  this information  … Read More

UKTI is a great place if you are thinking about Exporting.

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This is a really short post just to illustrate the potential benefits of working with the UKTI if you have a business, product, or service that you believe could benefit from promotion via Exporting. By way of example, if you’ve ever fancied doing business in the Caribbean but  have been unsure where to start – then check out the info on the latest trade mission in Jan 2014 to Barbados where UKTI are offering 50% funding for the trip and for SME’s a further c£600 on a first come first served basis. You’ll have the opportunity to leverage the expertise … Read More

Janet Yellen appointed by Federal reserve as new head and Obama gives her the thumbs up.

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Barak Obama has just announced that Ben Bernake is stepping down as head of the FED and will be succeeded by Janet Yellen. Obama said that Janet Yellen has an “Understanding of the Feds dual mandate of increasing employment , creating jobs and a sound monetary policy” The President went on to explain that Janet Yellen “Served in leadership in the fed for more than a decade as vice-chair for the past three years and she has proved exemplary as the driving force for policies that have boosted the recovery. Janet is renowned for her good judgment. She sounded the … Read More

BoE – Future Guidance Mark Carney announces super low interest rates for the next three years

Exeid.com  Mark Carney Bank of England Chief announces record low interest rates

Mark Carney the new Bank of England Chief breaks with tradition and announces that record low interest rates are to last another three years. Today Mark Carney the Bank of England Chief gave the clearest message yet that interest rates should remain a record low 0.5% for the foreseeable future and at least for the next three years. ‘Forward Guidance’ as this form of announcement is now described, is subject to the caveat that it will be reviewed should the be a rise in measured inflation above 2.7% or unemployment falls below 7% What does this mean for businesses and … Read More

How to Start a Business In a Recession – There’s No Better Time!

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We’ve all heard it, on the news and from the banks and businesses, that the economic downturn has made it near impossible for SMEs to thrive – but what about those who have successfully started a business in a recession? Are those who buck the trend merely lucky, or has the media over stated the difficulty in establishing a business in a recession? Exeid have put together some tips for those wanting to start a business in a tricky economic climate – we believe that if you’ve got passion, drive and have identified your niche, there are definite advantages to … Read More

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Client Spotlight – Realign UK

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Exeid’s Litehouse building is home to many thriving businesses, we caught up with Realign UK to learn more about where they came from and the service they offer. Managing Director, Cornelius Muyunda, talks us through Realign UK and the financial services in Nottingham that they can provide.  Who are Realign UK and where did they come from? Realign UK was established in 2009 and we are a committed and passionate team providing financial services in Nottingham such as accounting, book-keeping and payroll to small businesses, primarily. The other side of Realign UK is a consultancy that helps train Directors of … Read More

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Innes England Market Insite Event – A Look at the Commercial Property Market

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Independent Commercial Property Practice, Innes England, held an enlightening Market Insight Event at the Nottingham Conference Centre earlier this morning. Talks from Managing Director Robert Hartley, Director Craig Straw and Retail Director Matthew Hannah gave us valuable insight into how Innes England predicts the property trends, in each commercial sector, will look in 2012. With guest speakers Alistair Cunning of the Bank of England and Nottingham Post’s Steve Hollingsworth, the event was buzzing with interesting, industry information. The influence of the current economic downturn was largely focused on in all areas of the 2011 assessment and all Speakers, though informative, … Read More

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Howard Thomas partners with Exeid Asset Management

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One of Derby’s longest established serviced offices has a new managing partner, Exeid Asset Management. 32 Friar Gate was originally established as serviced offices for new businesses in 1991 by Derby and Derbyshire Business Venture. After their takeover by Derbyshire Chamber of Commerce in 2001 the building was sold to DDBV’s first tenants, Howard and Jane Thomas. While the building has catered successfully for the same client group for 10 years, 2011 has been a difficult year for this type of landlord and the owners have now put the running of 32 Friar Gate into Nottingham based Exeid’s asset management … Read More

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