Posts Tagged ‘Bibbys Financial Services’

Business Finance Bulletin Episode 88: Don’t Assume! Asset Finance Growth, Equity Crowdfunding, Business Confidence and Business Plans

Posted on: September 11th, 2015 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In this episode of the Business Finance Bulletin Rob Warlow looks at the findings from the latest quarterly SME Finance Monitor report. The report highlights why you should never assume anything when dealing with your bank!

Turning to the asset-based finance sector Rob has news on how this form of finance continues to outpace the banks in terms of support to small businesses.

In the crowdfunding world Rob looks at the announcement from equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube on a new milestone reached in respect of funds raised.

What are your confidence levels like about where your business is going over the next few months? Find out what business owners said when asked this question by Bibbys Financial Services as part of their regular SME Confidence Tracker.

And in the Business Finance Tip of the Week a clip from a live seminar in which Rob talks about why business owners hate writing business plans.

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Business Finance Bulletin Episode 78: Sources of Business Finance, Success Rates, and Why You Want to Borrow

Posted on: June 12th, 2015 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In the latest Business Finance Bulletin episode Business Loan Services’ Rob Warlow looks at a survey from Bibbys Financial Services which reveals the sources of finance that business owners are tapping into.

The SME Finance Monitor Report is quarterly survey on the state of the small business finance market and Rob continues his look at its findings. The question posed is how successful are business owners in getting a ‘yes’ from their bank? The answer may surprise you.

In terms of raising money from banks Rob also shares a conversation he had with a business owner on why asking your bank for too little can work against you.

And in the Business Finance Tip of the Week a clip from an interview in which Rob discusses why it’s important to know that banks are keen to understand exactly why you want to borrow and how the finance you are requesting will be used.

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Business Finance Bulletin Espd 41: Alternative Finance, Family Businesses & Preparing Your Pitch

Posted on: September 12th, 2014 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In the latest Business Finance Bulletin, Rob Warlow looks at a survey from Bibbys Financial Services which reveals that a growing number of businesses are considering alternative sources of finance because their existing providers aren’t servicing them well. Yet there are barriers facing businesses which stop them from moving.

According to findings by KPMG family-owned businesses find it challenging to raise finance via selling equity because of an expectations mis-match. But there is one solution which would help family businesses access the finance they need. So how can the tap into this source of cash?

In the Business Finance Tip of the Week, a clip from a live seminar in which Rob shares his views on why you should focus on preparing a polished pitch when presenting your funding case to the bank.

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