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Business Confidence, Small Business Funding Gap & Corporate Insolvencies – BFB Epsd 168

Posted on: May 13th, 2017 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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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 economy will look like post-exit. We review a new report from the FSB which focuses on availability of finance and highlights a significant small business funding gap from 2021 onwards.

Despite high confidence levels, corporate insolvencies are on the rise. We take a look at the Quarter 1 statistics from the Insolvency Service and consider what’s behind the increase.

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Are You a Business Sitting on Cash?

Posted on: April 25th, 2015 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , ,
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According to a survey carried out by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England Wales a large number of businesses are sitting on cash. Business Loan Services’ Rob Warlow explains…

Business Finance Bulletin No 50: The Rise in Crowdfunding, Banking Review, and SME Worries

Posted on: November 14th, 2014 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In the 50th edition of the Business Finance Bulletin Rob Warlow looks back over the last 12 months and how the business finance landscape has changed.

Crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending is one of the growth areas and Rob reviews a report on the sector undertaken by NESTA which highlights this rapid growth.

Rob also looks at the news of a forthcoming review into the banking sector to be carried out by the Competition and Markets Authority.

What keeps small business owners awake at night is a question posed by the ICAEW and it may not be what you think.

And in the Business Finance Tip of the Week, a clip from a live seminar in which Rob Warlow shares his thoughts on when it’s best to share your Business Plan with the bank.

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Business Finance Bulletin Epsd 33: Sources of Business Finance, The Business Finance Guide, Crowdfunding Equity

Posted on: July 4th, 2014 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In this episode of the Business Finance Bulletin Rob Warlow looks at a survey from Bibby Financial Services on how business owners are financing their business. Also news about the launch of The Business Finance Guide issued by the ICAEW and the British Business Bank.

If you are thinking about selling equity in your business via crowdfunding then Rob looks at a way of how private investors can join in alongside experienced Angel investors.

And in the Business Finance Tip of the Week Rob has a chat with Steve Taylor, the latest member of the Business Loan Services, in which he shares tips on raising finance.

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