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Invoice Fraud Awareness, Barclays Brexit Fund and Assetz Capital Commercial Mortgages – BFB 251

Posted on: March 30th, 2019 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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After featuring the rise in occurrences of invoice fraud only two Bulletins ago, we open our latest episode with findings from a new survey which demonstrates how this fraud is now grabbing headlines. The UK Finance survey reveals a high lack of awareness of this fraud and how it works. Could you spot whether your money is potentially at risk?

As the uncertainty around Brexit continues, we look at news from Barclays Bank of the launch of its Brexit fund. Designed to provide financial stability, the fund is focused on supporting businesses in all stages of development.

To round off this week’s Bulletin, a new commercial mortgage product has been released by peer-to-peer lender Assetz Capital. The mortgage has been crafted to address the need of commercial property owners and investors who need to move quickly to secure a deal.

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Tackling Business Uncertainty, Finance Scams and Amazon Lending – BFB Epsd 173

Posted on: June 17th, 2017 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Despite recent surveys reporting that small business confidence was resiliently high, recent events have given business owners reason to take a step back. In this Business Finance Bulletin, we share three steps you can take to tackle business uncertainty.

Of all the risks businesses face today, one which is common to all businesses and sectors are financial scams. To help protect you from fraudsters we look at the three most common scams and what you can do to ensure you keep your money safe.

Outside of the traditional and non-traditional lenders, there is another source of finance being offered by firms you would not consider to be finance providers. One such firm is Amazon and we look at how Amazon Lending is focused on increasing the finance it’s providing to retailers selling on its ecommerce platform.

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Business Finance Bulletin Epsd 103: Impact of Insolvency, Crowdfunding in 2015, and Invoice Fraud

Posted on: January 8th, 2016 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In the latest episode of the Business Finance Bulletin Rob Warlow examines findings by R3 of the impact insolvency can have on small businesses which are left with outstanding payments and little hope of recovery.

2015 saw the crowdfunding sector reach new highs. Rob looks at highlights from Funding Circle and Crowdcube and also two industry pioneers who were recognised in the New Years Honours list.

Invoice fraud – have you been affected? If you’re luckily enough not to have fallen victim Rob shares news of a service now being offered by Experian to help combat this growing scam. Rob also chats with Damon Rands, a cyber security specialist, where he shares tips on how to protect your business.

The Business Finance Tip of the Week focuses on the importance of separating your personal and business finance dealings.

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