Business Finance Bulletin Episode 102: Small Business Finance – A Review of 2015

In this last episode of the Business Finance Bulletin for 2015 Rob Warlow looks back over the key business finance news in 2015.

Rob reflects on 2015 being the year when improved business confidence took hold with more business owners than ever feeling positive about the future.

How did the High Street bank perform in 2015 when it came to supporting small businesses? Rob takes a look at the banks’ attitude towards businesses and how the year saw banks forging alliances with providers of alternative finance such as Funding Circle and Assetz Capital.

Staying with the alternative finance scene 2015 was the year which witnessed new highs and greater level of awareness amongst business owners of crowdfunding and other sources of finance.

2015 was also the year when new legislation was introduced to help businesses tackle late payment and for banks to pass on introductions to lending platforms where the bank can’t assist.

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