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Nathalie Jones

Nat is the Communications Manager at Valiant Finance. She has a double degree in Journalism and Law, and a background in the fintech space, hailing from Asia's largest fintech hub, Stone & Chalk.

Nathalie's blog posts

How To Get Your Business Set-up on Social Media

Want to reach your customers online? Are you ready to digitise your small business? First up: get smart about social.

Real Talk: Does Work/Life Balance Exist?

Spoiler: it definitely exists. Make 2018 your best year yet by using these 5 tips to strike a work/life balance.

How To Handle Complaints With The Service Recovery Paradox

Don't let angry customers stay angry. Protect your business' reputation with these simple tips and tricks for delivering exemplary customer service.

How To Find The Right Loan For Your Small Business

Every business is unique. Every business loan is different. What features are most important to you? Consider these 4 things before applying for finance.

Ready To Take Your Business Global?

Have you explored your trade finance options? Premiering your business on the world stage may be within reach.

How To Use Equipment Finance To Grow Your Business

Getting equipment finance is one of the simplest and quickest ways to grow your business – and the equipment becomes the security!

Don't Get Caught Out: Top Tips For Smart Inventory Management

Your guide to smart inventory management for every season.

5 Hidden Business Loan Fees To Watch Out For

Don't get caught out. Here are 5 hidden fees and charges that could apply to your small business loan.

3 Great Ways to Drive Sales Through Customer Loyalty

Get more customers and keep them. Here's the low-down on setting up your very own customer loyalty program.

How To Compare Business Loans Across The Market

You've explored your business finance options. What do you do next? How can you be sure you're comparing loans effectively and getting the best deal?

What Accountants Need To Know About The Online SME Lending Market

The SME lending landscape is fractured and tricky to understand. If you're an accountant working in the industry, keep these things in mind.

How To Make Great Hiring Decisions For Your Small Business

Want to expand your team but don't know where to start? Here's our guide to hiring great employees, featuring tips from industry leaders.

How To Unlock The Cash In Your Unpaid Invoices

Are unpaid invoices causing cashflow problems for your small business? Invoice financing may be the answer.

How To Develop Your Unique Selling Proposition

A Unique Selling Proposition (USP) is fundamental for any business looking to grow. Learn how to develop your USP and stand out from the crowd.

What is a director’s guarantee and why is everyone asking me for one?

You're applying for loans, you start getting positive responses, and suddenly you're asked for a guarantee. Don't sign until you read this!

Here's What Working Capital Can Do For Your Business

With so many business finance options to choose from, how do you know whether working capital is right for your business? Start by reading this.

Time To Refinance? Here's What You Need To Know

Are you ready to refinance? Reviewing your business loan every 2 - 3 years can save your SME a lot of money. Here's what you need to know.

7 Tips For Managing Business Debt

2018 is your year. Here are 7 quick tips and tricks to get back in the driver's seat when it comes to battling business debt.

19 Business Funding Mistakes To Avoid

Improve your chances of locking down the perfect business loan. Here are 19 business funding mistakes to avoid when you're applying for commercial finance.

12 Business Set-Up Costs You Need To Know About

Setting up a business is hard enough, without getting stung with unexpected costs. Here are the things you should be thinking about before you dive in.

5 Must-Ask Questions When Applying For A Small Business Loan

Getting the best rate is all about asking the right questions. Have you done your research? Here's where to start and why.

Part 2: Claiming The R&D Tax Offset

"Ok, I'm eligible for the R&D tax incentive. But how do I actually claim it?" Here's what you need to know.

Part 1: Are You Eligible For The R&D Tax Incentive?

You could be missing out on a tax offset of 45 cents in every dollar. Check your eligibility for the R&D tax incentive today.

Debt or Equity: What's best for your business?

Need to raise cash for your business? We explore the use of debt versus equity, and how to decide which one is best for your business.

Here’s Why You Should Consider A Cafe Refurbishment

A cafe refurbishment could keep you ahead of the competition, and you may not need to fund it yourself. Explore your finance options using Valiant today.

Are The Rewards On Your Business Credit Card Worth The Higher Fees?

Reward points can add value to your business, but it's not one-size-fits all. Here's what you need to know.

Company v Sole Trader: What's The Verdict?

Here's the million dollar question: will you start up a company or will you establish yourself as a sole trader? Get the full story.