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What’s Ahead for Small Businesses, New Lenders and Updates on Bounce Back Loans and CBILS

Starting this week’s Bulletin, with businesses either back trading or gearing up to open the doors, we look at surveys from Aldermore Bank and UK Finance which reveal how businesses see the next 12 months in terms of borrowing and growth. The British Business Bank announces accreditation of more new lenders on the Bounce Back […]

June 22, 2020 / Comments Off
Asset Finance Forbearance, New Lenders on Government Lending Schemes and Small Business Funding

Opening the latest Business Finance Bulletin, we look at figures released by the Finance and Leasing Association which reveal how many requests the sector has had for payment forbearance. We also review the volume of Asset Finance business written in April, which not unexpectedly has seen a sharp drop. The British Business Bank continues to […]

June 15, 2020 / Comments Off
Entrepreneur Success Formula Podcast – A Chat with BLS’ Rob Warlow

BLS’ Rob Warlow recently had a chat with Damian Mark Smyth of the Entrepreneur Success Formula podcast. Rob talks about setting up Business Loan Services and operating a business in today’s climate.

June 9, 2020 / Comments Off
Planning Ahead for Recovery; Trade Credit Insurance; and Bounce Back and CBILS Loan Update

In this week’s Business Finance Bulletin, we open the episode by considering what type of economic recovery you should be planning for. Which scenario best fits your plans? The ability of businesses to confidently trade among themselves is key to re-building the economy. We look at a new scheme launched by the government to ensure […]

June 8, 2020 / Comments Off
Using your CBILS and Bounce Back Cash; Business Confidence; and Latest Support Loan Figures

Kicking off the latest Business Finance Bulletin, with businesses now in receipt of CBILS and Bounce Back Loans, what can you do with the cash? We look at one use you should think very carefully about before pushing the button. Naturally, business confidence has taken a hit over the last few months. I discuss how […]

June 1, 2020 / Comments Off
VAT Tips and Tricks with Liz Maher of Centurion VAT – Business Finance Bulletin Xtra

When it comes to VAT, this is one area of business finance that can be a minefield to navigate. Making a mistake with your VAT can cost you in terms of time and money. In this Bulletin Xtra we talk to Liz Maher from VAT specialists, Centurion looking at the basics of VAT, mistakes businesses […]

May 29, 2020 / Comments Off
Business Growth and Getting Back on Track with Menzies – Business Finance Bulletin Xtra

As companies start looking ahead to the resumption of business, in the latest Business Finance Bulletin Xtra, we’re talking to John Cullen and Bethan Evans of Menzies, the Accountancy and Business Advisory firm. With businesses now planning a return to work or gearing up for an increase in sales, we chat about what firms should […]

May 21, 2020 / Comments Off
Bounce Back Loans and CBILS Update, Business Pressures and Trade Credit Insurance – BFB 299

Kick starting the latest Business Finance Bulletin we take our regular look at Bounce Back loans and CBILS progress. The Bounce Back loans have proved to be popular, but some concerns remain among businesses still struggling to access the Scheme. Aldermore Bank have surveyed businesses to understand the impact the lockdown has had on business […]

May 18, 2020 / Comments Off
What is Force Majeure?

In this clip from an interview with Spencer Laymond with explore what Force Majeure is as a contract clause and how it could protect you. Watch the full interview here.

May 16, 2020 / Comments Off
Business Finance Bulletin Xtra with Lidya – Finance for Developing and Emerging Markets

In the latest Business Finance Bulletin Xtra, we’re delighted to be chatting with Tunde Kehinde and Ercin Eksin founders of the alternative lender, Lidya. Lidya is the leading platform for small & medium business finance that provides access to finance across frontier, fast growing and emerging markets. The team is spread across 3 continents and […]

May 14, 2020 / Comments Off

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