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The Election & Small Businesses, Tackling Rising Costs & Yes Growth Funding – BFB Epsd 165

In the latest Business Finance Bulletin, we kick off with… the election. Sorry! We look at how this distraction could affect small businesses, access to finance and spending habits. On the back of findings by Hitachi Capital and the FSB, more attention is now being given to the impact rising costs is having on small […]

April 22, 2017 / Comments Off
Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank Finance, Business Growth Plans and Funding Circle Property Development – BFB Epsd 164

In this edition of the Business Finance Bulletin, we start off by looking at an announcement from Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank of funds set aside to support growing businesses during 2017 and 2019. The latest monthly survey from the SME Finance Monitor team reveals small business owner’s growth plans and how exporters are more ambitious. […]

April 15, 2017 / Comments Off
Late Payment Regulations, Business Confidence and Rising Cost and Association of Alternative Business Finance – BFB Epsd 163

Tackling late payment to help small businesses with mounting cashflow problems has been a focus for the government. In this latest Business Finance Bulletin, we look at new regulations now in force designed to keep pressure on larger businesses to pay on time. With Brexit underway, a survey from Ratesetter Business Finance reveals that small […]

April 7, 2017 / Comments Off
Brexit and Finance, Funding for TV Production Companies and Bank Lending to SMEs – BFB Epsd 162

With the Brexit negotiations now officially under way, what happens now for small businesses? In this week’s Business Finance Bulletin, with a degree of uncertainty ahead we look at how businesses and banks will face the future. One industry which has seen change over the last few years is that of TV production. The Media […]

March 31, 2017 / Comments Off
Xero Access to Finance Support, Export Advice and Being Finance Ready – BFB Epsd 161

In this edition of the Business Finance Bulletin we look at how the accounting software provider Xero is making access to finance easier by integrating with MarketInvoice, DueCourse and Iwoca. Another step forward for businesses in need of quick access to cash. Brexit has opened business owner’s minds to the opportunities created via exporting. A […]

March 24, 2017 / Comments Off
SME Borrowing Concerns, Missed Opportunities and Fast Business Loans – BFB Epsd 160

The latest SME Finance Monitor Report reveals an interesting insight into small business owner’s current thoughts about borrowing money. In this episode of the Business Finance Bulletin we take a look at feedback from small business owners on their appetite to borrow and funding growth. Deciding to sit back and self-fund your growth plans, whether […]

March 17, 2017 / Comments Off
Financial Terminology, Business Investment Plans and the Impact of CCJs – BFB Epsd 159

In this episode of the Business Finance Bulletin we start off by looking at how findings from a new survey reveal that business owners can be put off borrowing by complicated financial terminology. Are you confused by the jargon lenders use? It seems some business owners are running for the hills when it comes to […]

March 10, 2017 / Comments Off
Business Finance Options, Ratesetter and TaxAssist, and Bank Lending to SMEs- BFB Epsd 158

We kick-off this week’s Bulletin by sharing a story from a client meeting this week where the business assumed that there would be no funding for them. We look at how many businesses make this mistake and so inadvertently deny themselves the opportunity to grow. We have news on how TaxAssist Accountants have formed an […]

March 3, 2017 / Comments Off
Profit Improvement, Business Finance & Growth, Funding Circle Milestone – BFB Epsd 157

Whilst small businesses can sometimes beat the bigger players in the market, occasionally we can learn a trick or two from them. In this edition of the Business Finance Bulletin, we take a look at strategies being employed by Chief Financial Officers to boost their company’s performance. What tips can you take action on? How […]

February 24, 2017 / Comments Off
Business Growth & Cashflow, RBS Online Loans, MarketInvoice Pro – BFB Epsd 156

If you have plans to grow your business, don’t underestimate the vital role cashflow has to play. Fresh from delivering a workshop on financing growth for business growth specialist Gavin Preston, BLS’s Rob Warlow shares the importance of managing cashflow when you’re going for growth… an important lightbulb moment for those attending the session. The […]

February 17, 2017 / Comments Off

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