Atom Bank Business Finance, The Goods Mortgage Bill and PayPal Working Capital Loan – BFB Epsd 174

Atom Bank is a relatively new, digital-only, challenger bank. In this edition of the Business Finance Bulletin we look at a £30m investment made by the British Business Bank, which Atom will be using to support small businesses. The Queen’s Speech contained news that the government intends to introduce the Goods Mortgage Bill which will […]

June 24, 2017 / Comments Off
Tackling Business Uncertainty, Finance Scams and Amazon Lending – BFB Epsd 173

Despite recent surveys reporting that small business confidence was resiliently high, recent events have given business owners reason to take a step back. In this Business Finance Bulletin, we share three steps you can take to tackle business uncertainty. Of all the risks businesses face today, one which is common to all businesses and sectors […]

June 17, 2017 / Comments Off
Perils of Overtrading, Business Borrowing Appetite & NatWest Card App – BFB Epsd 172

Whilst increasing sales is always a key focus for ambitious businesses, as we recently highlighted to a growth-hungry business, the danger of overtrading can cause chaos. What is overtrading and how can you avoid falling into the trap of running out of cash? Despite small business owners remaining confident about their prospects, one message coming […]

June 10, 2017 / Comments Off
Capital Connections & Seedrs, Late Payment Stress and Bank Lending Appetite – BFB Epsd 171

Despite the introduction of the Bank Referral Scheme, Nat West continues to develop its own panel of alternative finance partners via Capital Connections. In this Bulletin we look at the latest addition to the panel, equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs. As well as causing business finance distress, late payment can also cause personal stress for business […]

June 2, 2017 / Comments Off
Addition to BLS Team, Managing Finances & Cashflow, SagePay & Liberis Tie-Up – BFB Epsd 170

To start this latest Business Finance Bulletin, we’re delighted to introduce Sue Lewis as the latest addition to the Business Loan Services team. With 25+ years in the finance sector Sue is a great asset to BLS. Managing finances and cashflow is highly ranked as one of the stressful aspects of running a business. What […]

May 26, 2017 / Comments Off
Asset Finance Growth, Finance Application Processes and Equity Crowdfunding – BFB Epsd 169

We kick off this Business Finance Bulletin by taking a look at the latest figures from the Finance and Leasing Association which reveal that Asset Finance continues to be a popular way of purchasing assets such as equipment and vehicles. Nat West and RBS have announced more changes to its application process in order to […]

May 20, 2017 / Comments Off
A Short Term Business Loan Can Ease a Cashflow Problem

For more information on short term business loans and whether it can work for you, simply contact us for a no-obligation chat.

May 15, 2017 / Comments Off
Business Confidence, Small Business Funding Gap & Corporate Insolvencies – BFB Epsd 168

Small businesses are continuing to shrug off any feelings of negativity. These are the findings of a new survey undertaken by the ICAEW and in this Business Finance Bulletin we look at the one thing emerging as a key challenge for businesses. Although Brexit is some way off, businesses and organisations are considering what the […]

May 13, 2017 / Comments Off
Managing Working Capital, Bank Referral Scheme & Business Confidence – BFB Epsd 167

The one problem that comes along with growth is finding the right balance between having too much or too little cash tied up in working capital. In this Business Finance Bulletin, we look at a survey which reveals how much surplus working capital businesses are carrying. The Bank Referral Scheme, which was launched late last […]

May 6, 2017 / Comments Off
Succession Planning, Peer to Peer Lending on the Rise & 3 Minute Business Loans – BFB Epsd 166

Have you ever thought what would happen to your business if something befell you or a key employee? In this edition of the Business Finance Bulletin we look at this question posed by Aldermore Bank in a recent survey. Are you at risk and if so how can you mitigate the impact? The rise of […]

April 29, 2017 / Comments Off

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