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Virgin Money SME Banking, Innovate UK Funding & Asset Finance Slowdown – BFB Epsd 191

Competition in the provision of banking services is set to hot up in 2018 with the announcement from Virgin Money that it is to start offering banking products to small businesses. What can we expect from a business that has a record of shaking up industries? Companies involved in developing innovative products or services often […]

November 17, 2017 / Comments Off
Zombie Businesses, Sourcing Alternative Finance and Finding Angel Investors – BFB Epsd 190

A scary start to our latest Bulletin with a look at zombie businesses! According to a recent survey from Begbies Traynor, zombie businesses are on the rise. What are they and how can you avoid doing business with them? Entrepreneurial age gaps often lead to different views in business and finance is no different. We […]

November 11, 2017 / Comments Off
Interest Rates, Marketinvoice Business Loans & Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme – BFB Epsd 189

Not unexpectedly, after 10 years the Bank of England has increased the cost of borrowing. In our latest Bulletin we look at how this increase will affect both business borrowers and savers. Marketinvoice, the online invoice discounter, has launched an unsecured business loan product bringing another option to those businesses in need of a short […]

November 4, 2017 / Comments Off
Lloyds Asset Finance Fund, Business Borrowing Appetite & Reporting Fraud – BFB Epsd 188

Preserving working capital is crucial to ensure you don’t run out of cash. If need to buy assets such as plant and machinery, then using an Asset Finance facility is one option. Recognising the importance of keeping cash within the business, we start our Bulletin with an announcement from Lloyds Bank of the launch of […]

October 28, 2017 / Comments Off
How to Improve Your Business Credit Score

Many business owners don’t realise the importance lenders place on their business credit score. Having a strong credit score plays a significant part of the lender’s assessment. In this video we share 7 tips from Ratesetter Business Finance on how to improve your business credit score. If you would prefer to listen to the podcast […]

October 25, 2017 / Comments Off
Raising Business Finance: Overcome The Challenges

Raising business finance can be challenging. Business Loan Services is all about taking that challenge on board, leaving you to run your business.

October 22, 2017 / Comments Off
Know Your Credit Score, Business Optimism and Start Up Loans – BFB Epsd 187

One problem which can affect the outcome of your finance request is your credit score. In this Bulletin we look at findings from a recent survey carried out by Ratesetter Business Finance which reveals how many business owners have never checked their score. Don’t be one of them. Business optimism appears to be on the […]

October 21, 2017 / Comments Off
Raising Business Finance: Sectors We Have Supported

Here’s a quick look at some of the business sectors we have supported in raising finance.

October 17, 2017 / Comments Off
Opportunities from Brexit, Trade Credit Insurance & Asset Finance Usage – BFB Epsd 186

Despite confidence levels amongst many small businesses being muted, we open our latest Bulletin with a look at news from Hitachi Capital Business Finance that SMEs are seeing opportunities coming out of Brexit. Also, the latest Lloyds Bank research reveals that confidence is up in terms of production output across the regions. So not all […]

October 14, 2017 / Comments Off
Small Business Commissioner, Starling Bank Mobile Business Account & Working Capital Management – BFB Epsd 185

After a long wait, the government has announced the appointment of the Small Business Commissioner. How will the new Commissioner, Paul Uppal, help small businesses, particularly when it comes to late payment? Starling Bank, the mobile-only bank account provider, has announced the forthcoming launch of its mobile account service for businesses. They are looking for […]

October 7, 2017 / Comments Off

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