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Business Finance Bulletin Epsd 38: Cashflow & Late Payment Tips, Crowdfunding & Business Plans

Posted on: August 22nd, 2014 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In this week’s Business Finance Bulletin Rob Warlow looks at the impact late payment can have on growth plans with a recent survey from Close Bros Finance demonstrating how it can hold your business back.

Rob also looks at how crowdlending platforms Funding Knight, ReBuilidngSociety and LendInvest have reached new highs and milestones as they continue to challenge the traditional High Street banks.

And in the Business Finance Tip of the Week Rob shares some thoughts in an interview he did on what a good Business Plan looks like.

Rise of the Peer-to-Peer Lenders Continues

Posted on: February 4th, 2014 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,
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Posted on 04.02.2014, by Rob Warlow

New figures released reveal that peer-to-peer lending (P2P) increased by 121 per cent during 2013.

The report published by the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) shows that cumulative lending at the end of quarter four in 2013 hit £843 million compared to just £381 million at the end of 2012.

The report further reveals that at the end of 2013 there were over 3,700 business borrowers, 70,000 consumer borrowers as well as more than 86,000 active lenders.

The data has been supplied by Zopa and Ratesetter who service the individual/personal market and Funding Circle, Thin Cats and LendInvest. With many other providers in the market the actual figure will be higher, although these are the major players so constitute the majority of deals.

With the P2P platforms set for regulatory oversight by the Financial Conduct Authority from 1st April the alternative lending market is going to be set for further growth this year.

Business Finance Bulletin Epsd 13: Bank Lending, Crowdfunding & Late Payment

Posted on: February 1st, 2014 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , ,
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Posted on 01.02.2014, by Rob Warlow

Our weekly Friday Business Finance Bulletin video is out. This week Rob Warlow looks at a new campaign being run by the banks to get businesses borrowing (yes, you did read that right!); how a UK crowdfunding finance raise for a property developer has broken all records and finally why you should never have to find an excuse to pick up the phone to chase late payers.

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  • Rob delivered a series of 3 workshops aimed at understanding how finance houses look at finance propositions with the aim for us as a team to deliver more of a bespoke offering to our customer base. The training was delivered to a mixture of staff who work with new businesses start-ups and existing established businesses across Mid & South West Wales. Rob delivered the training with an abundance of passion and has really helped my team look at financial propositions in a different light, many thanks again Rob and I look forward to work with you in the near future.

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