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Insolvencies, Statutory Demands & Winding Up Petitions; UK Infrastructure Bank; & Small Business Equity

Companies entering an insolvency arrangement is starting to increase. Opening this Business Finance Bulletin, we review the latest insolvency figures and the government’s extension to the Statutory Demand and Winding Up Petition moratorium. Will this continue to keep insolvencies low? As part of the government’s strategy of ‘levelling up’, we have news of the launch […]

June 20, 2021 / Comments Off
Leasing and HP Business Investment; Business Activity Levels; and Bounce Back Loan Repayment

With the economy starting to get back on track, we open this Business Finance Bulletin with news from the Finance and Leasing Association of large increase in leasing and HP deals written in April. Although still well off the 2020 figures, encouragingly the gap is beginning to close as business investment activity increases. Business confidence […]

June 15, 2021 / Comments Off
Regional Recovery Loan Scheme Lenders; HSBC Fraud Awareness App; and Asset Finance Growth

When the Recovery Loan Scheme was launched in April, the number of accredited lenders on the panel was limited. With the panel lenders now expanding, in our latest Business Finance Bulletin we review the new lenders focused on specific regions of the country and how they are broadening the Scheme’s reach. Business is tough enough […]

June 6, 2021 / Comments Off
Business Optimism Perils; Tik Tok #BeYourOwnBoss; and TSB Free Business Banking

According to the latest Lloyds Bank Business Barometer report, business owners are continuing to feel increasingly optimistic about their future prospects. With optimism and confidence levels reaching new highs we look at one key peril to watch out for. If you have a idea for a great new business and you need an incentive to […]

May 31, 2021 / Comments Off
Recovery Loan Scheme Lenders; Start Up Loans for Young Entrepreneurs; and Back on the Growth Path

Kickstarting this week’s Business Finance Bulletin, the Recovery Loan Scheme has had a quiet start since its launch but the number of lenders on the panel is now slowly increasing. We look at the latest additions and what continues to hold the Scheme back. The Start Up Loan Company is encouraging younger people to think […]

May 23, 2021 / Comments Off
Bounce Back Loan Repayment Options; Changes to Company Dissolution Rules; and Banks Dominating Lending

Are you soon facing your first Bounce Back Loan repayment? Many businesses have just paid their first repayment or soon will and are concerned with cashflow still tight. Opening our latest Bulletin, we look at repayment options under the Pay as You Grow Scheme designed to ease your cashflow burden. A government Bill has been […]

May 16, 2021 / Comments Off
Business Confidence on the Rise; Tide to Launch Invoice Assistant; and Asset Finance Growth

Opening our latest Bulletin, we look at how a survey from Bibby Financial Services confirms that business owners continue to feel increasingly confident about the future. What’s driving their confidence and what’s the one thing which could hold them back? Tide, the mobile business account provider, has announce the forthcoming launch of Tide Invoice Assistant. […]

May 9, 2021 / Comments Off
Business Priorities for Growth; Businesses in Financial Distress; and Late Payment to Hinder Growth

Opening our latest Business Finance Bulletin, as businesses get back on the path growth, what are their top priorities and actions? We look at the findings from the recent Hitachi Capital Business Finance Business Barometer report. It’s not all good news for businesses though. We review the most recent Red Flag Alert report from Begbies […]

May 2, 2021 / Comments Off
Small Business Finance Support; Opening a Business Bank Account; and Business Recovery Improves

As the economy kicks back into action, it’s not only businesses which are feeling more confident. Opening this latest Bulletin, we look at a number of lenders who are offering increased support to small businesses with new funding pots and enhanced terms. Have you tried opening a business bank account during the last 12 months? […]

April 25, 2021 / Comments Off
Business Confidence on the Rise; Just Cashflow Supports Start Ups; and Company Insolvencies

We open our latest Business Finance Bulletin with the good news that business confidence levels are on the up. The latest Business Barometer report from Hitachi Capital Business Finance reveals that an increasing number of business owners are predicting improved months ahead. Cashflow can be tight for many businesses, but particularly for start ups. Just […]

April 18, 2021 / Comments Off

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