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Bank Referral Scheme Launch, Insolvency on the Up, SME Finance Updates – BFB Epsd 144

Posted on: November 4th, 2016 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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After 18 months in the planning the government’s Bank Referral Scheme has been launched. In this episode of the Business Finance Bulletin we look at how the scheme is designed to improve small business access to finance.

Despite post-Brexit confidence remaining relatively high we take a look at the latest statistics from the Insolvency Service, which reveals an up-tick in the number of businesses going down the insolvency route.

On a more positive note we close the Bulletin looking at news from the Bank of England that bank lending to small businesses continues to rise. We also share news from Crowdcube on how they are supporting a record number of businesses looking to raise finance by selling equity.

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Business Finance Bulletin No 49: Business Failures, Going for Growth, Crowdfunding, Getting Bank Finance

Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In the latest Business Finance Bulletin Rob Warlow looks at how business start up failure rates are the up but thankfully more positive news from Close Bros Asset Finance revealing that business confidence is on the rise.

There is also more good news with the formal launch of the British Business Bank which is designed to help challenger banks and crowdfunders get money out to cash-starved business owners. And in the crowdfunding world a look at new equity crowdfunding site, FireFlock which recently launched.

In the Business Finance Tip of the Week Rob shares one thing you must not do when pitching your request for finance to your bank.

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