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HMRC Mandatory Two-Step Verification

August 16, 2017

Individuals and businesses who use HM Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) online services will be aware that for sometime now HMRC have been trying to encourage users when they login to register for 2 Step Verification (“2SV”). The reason for this, is that HMRC are keen to improve the digital security of online accounts by adding ... read more


Blue Sky Appointed Spotcap Partner

August 16, 2017

Blue Sky Corporate Finance have been approved as the first Birmingham based partner to Spotcap, an online lending platform aimed at helping established, creditworthy SMEs easily access the funding needed to assist with their growth plans. Headquartered in Berlin, Spotcap offers unsecured loans of between £10k – £300k.  The application process is quick and simple ... read more


Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

August 7, 2017

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education and business support services. The programme has reached business from across the UK and has resulted in immediate and sustained business growth for the alumni of the programme.... read more


Chinese Investors Forge Business Links with UK SMEs

July 31, 2017

Are you a UK SME looking to access funding and also benefit from the skills of Chinese personnel?  If so, your company has the potential to benefit from a £200K investment, via a loan, from the Chinese national as part of the Government backed UK Entrepeneur Visa Scheme. Despite the British Governments endeavours in developing ... read more


Blue Sky help MyHotelUpgrade to enhance hotel stay experience

June 21, 2017

Blue Sky Corporate Finance have assisted MyHotelUpgrade Limited (MHU) to secure £125K SEIS funding provided by two Midlands  based high net-worth individuals. The funding will enable MHU to complete their final development phase and to launch the global mobile App. MHU enables guests who have already booked rooms at a particular hotel the opportunity to ... read more


Form P11D and Form 42 Deadline

May 9, 2017

The deadline for submitting forms P11D (and providing a copy to employees) and also form P11D(b) for 2016/17 is 6 July 2017.  Failure to submit the forms by this date will potentially lead to a penalty. Previously, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) would know whether to expect a P11D(b) from the year end PAYE forms ... read more


Poundshop.com secure £1.7m investment

March 22, 2017

Blue Sky Corporate Finance has successfully assisted the management team of Midlands based online retailer, Poundshop.com, to secure a £1.7m investment from Foresight that will enable the business to upgrade its IT infrastructure, expand warehousing capacity and implement its marketing strategy. Poundshop.com was founded in 2014 by Chairman Steve Smith, founder of Poundland. Now the ... read more


Midlands Engine Investment Fund

March 7, 2017

Finance for your business Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund the £250M Midlands Engine Investment Fund is aimed at boosting the region’s economy and growth aspirations. Our team of advisors are on-hand to provide more information on the funding available, explain how your business can gain access to these funds and how you ... read more