Business Finance Bulletin Epsd 75: Small Business Enterprise Bill, Late Payment, Crowdfunding Tips & Oaknorth Bank

In the latest Business Finance Bulletin episode Business Loan Services’ Rob Warlow looks at proposals from the government as part of a new Enterprise Bill to reduce red tape and tackle late payment.

The issue of late payment and how it damages businesses is the focus of a new survey from the insolvency industry trade body R3 which reveals the impact late payment has on potential insolvencies.

Rob also looks at the collaboration between Metro Bank and peer-to-peer lender Zopa which is the first of its kind. Could we see more of this?

Oaknorth is the latest new bank on the block which has just recently launched. Rob takes a look at how it is going to support UK small businesses.

In the Business Finance Tip of the Week Rob chats with angel investor and business speaker Steve Houghton-Burnett and he shares three tips on how to ensure success in a equity crowdfunding pitch.

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