Panthera News


When is it the right time to put your company on the market?

When is it the right time to put your company on the market?
Thursday, January 24, 2019

For everything, there is always an end. But that’s sometimes the end is a very positive thing. You may have put your heart and soul into building a profitable and sustainable business over many years which has provided you with professional and personal satisfaction. The fact that it has helped to pay for you and your family (and helped your employees do the same) is even better. Read More


Putting together a business plan for the next 12 months

Putting together a business plan for the next 12 months
Monday, January 21, 2019

For many business people, particularly whose companies are less complex to run, the difference between success and failure is measured by how much they’re able to take out of the business, whether they’re being paid on to and they’re making payments on time to their suppliers, and their ability to meet their tax obligations when they’re required to. Read More


What should you do when there isn’t enough cash in your business?

What should you do when there isn’t enough cash in your business?
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

When your business is having a lean month (or lean year for that matter), it is important to know what to do and when to do it to so that you can continue to trade. Many business owners who fail to change their behaviour and spending patterns in enough time will eventually find that they are in real danger of running out of cash. Read More


Panthera business jargon buster – Lean Six Sigma

Panthera business jargon buster – Lean Six Sigma
Thursday, January 10, 2019

In the first of an occasional series exploring the more complex world of business theory and how it relates to finance, Panthera’s second article this week is on Lean Six Sigma. Read More


The commercial finance market today

The commercial finance market today
Monday, January 07, 2019

Commercial finance is the money that you borrow to use for any one or more of a variety of different business purposes. It doesn’t matter what sector you are operating in - there will nearly always be banks and other financial institutions interested in helping you grow your company as long as you’ve got the fundamentals right so far and a great business plan to boot. Read More


Selling your business – your responsibilities

Selling your business – your responsibilities
Thursday, January 03, 2019

Selling your business is a big step. You’ve poured your heart and soul into growing your company, but when the right offer comes along or you feel you have given it all you can give, you know it’s time to let go.  Read More


Benefits of becoming a limited company

Benefits of becoming a limited company
Thursday, December 27, 2018

The day has come for you to form your own company. But do you start up as a sole trader or as the director and shareholder of your very own limited company?  Read More


Self-assessment – why use an accountant?

Self-assessment – why use an accountant?
Thursday, December 20, 2018

The primary concern of any contractor, limited company, freelancer or consultant is to generate business and fulfill the work on the orders that you have won. Having done so the next step is to secure the payment for such work and pay off your suppliers who provided you with the materials and the services to allow you to fulfil the customer’s order.  Read More


“HMRC” scams currently doing the rounds

“HMRC” scams currently doing the rounds
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

When you see an official-looking email purporting to be from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) offering to give you money back, it is very tempting to respond immediately and without thinking. Very many of us do.  Read More


Crowdfunding for growth

Crowdfunding for growth
Thursday, December 13, 2018

The crowdfunding sector has experienced rapid growth in recent years as a result of two key factors - technological innovation and the financial crisis. The financial crisis, even ten years on, still is putting constraints on the amount of lending offered by traditional credit providers to businesses in need of working capital or expansion capital. Read More