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Bounce Back Loan and CBILS Milestone; Business Confidence and Late Payment Pressures

Posted on: July 6th, 2020 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Opening our latest Bulletin, we look at a milestone hit by the government guarantee loan support schemes – the Bounce Back Loans and CBILS. The number of loans disbursed have hit record highs and proved to be a lifeline for many businesses and another batch of lenders added to the panel further improve access to the various schemes.

Studies are now exposing the extent of the impact of recent events on business performance and profitability but there is a glimmer of light. We look at surveys from Lloyds Bank, Xero and the Federation of Small Businesses which reveal the pressures businesses are under.

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Business Finance Bulletin · Bounce Back Loan and CBILS Milestone; Business Confidence and Late Payment Pressures

Insolvency Law Changes; Cashflow Challenges Facing Businesses; and Bounce Back Loan Fraud

Posted on: June 29th, 2020 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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We open the latest Business Finance Bulletin with a look at changes to insolvency law with the passing of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act. How will this help struggling businesses?

As businesses get back into the swing of trading, what are the challenges facing them? A survey from MarketFinance reveals how businesses are faced with tackling long overdue invoices and the future impact on cashflow.

To close this Bulletin, with Bounce Back Loans proving to be a lifeline for cash-strapped businesses, it appears that some Directors are misusing the funds, leaving them open to close scrutiny in the event of business failure.

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Business Finance Bulletin · Insolvency Law Changes; Cashflow Challenges Facing Businesses; and Bounce Back Loan Fraud

What’s Ahead for Small Businesses, New Lenders and Updates on Bounce Back Loans and CBILS

Posted on: June 22nd, 2020 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Starting this week’s Bulletin, with businesses either back trading or gearing up to open the doors, we look at surveys from Aldermore Bank and UK Finance which reveal how businesses see the next 12 months in terms of borrowing and growth.

The British Business Bank announces accreditation of more new lenders on the Bounce Back and CBILS loan schemes. Are we at the stage where there are enough on the panel of lenders?

To close, we review the latest figures on the two loan schemes and consider why the number of unsuccessful CBILS applications remains stubbornly high.

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Business Finance Bulletin · What’s Ahead for Small Businesses, New Lenders and Updates on Bounce Back Loans and CBILS

Asset Finance Forbearance, New Lenders on Government Lending Schemes and Small Business Funding

Posted on: June 15th, 2020 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Opening the latest Business Finance Bulletin, we look at figures released by the Finance and Leasing Association which reveal how many requests the sector has had for payment forbearance. We also review the volume of Asset Finance business written in April, which not unexpectedly has seen a sharp drop.

The British Business Bank continues to accredit new lenders offering Bounce Bank Loans, CBILS and the larger CBILS facility. The weekly running total of the amounts lent under all three schemes continues to increase and proving to be a lifeline for businesses.

To wrap up this Bulletin, a survey from Nucleus Commercial Finance finds that some small business owners are injecting funds from personal savings to keep their business afloat.

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Business Finance Bulletin · Asset Finance Forbearance, New Lenders on Government Lending Schemes and Small Business Funding

Entrepreneur Success Formula Podcast – A Chat with BLS’ Rob Warlow

Posted on: June 9th, 2020 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , ,
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BLS’ Rob Warlow recently had a chat with Damian Mark Smyth of the Entrepreneur Success Formula podcast. Rob talks about setting up Business Loan Services and operating a business in today’s climate.

Planning Ahead for Recovery; Trade Credit Insurance; and Bounce Back and CBILS Loan Update

Posted on: June 8th, 2020 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In this week’s Business Finance Bulletin, we open the episode by considering what type of economic recovery you should be planning for. Which scenario best fits your plans?

The ability of businesses to confidently trade among themselves is key to re-building the economy. We look at a new scheme launched by the government to ensure the continuance of Trade Credit Insurance.

To close, we take our regular look at the numbers behind the Bounce Back Loans and the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme.

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Business Finance Bulletin · Planning Ahead for Recovery; Trade Credit Insurance; and Bounce Back and CBILS Loan Update

Using your CBILS and Bounce Back Cash; Business Confidence; and Latest Support Loan Figures

Posted on: June 1st, 2020 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Kicking off the latest Business Finance Bulletin, with businesses now in receipt of CBILS and Bounce Back Loans, what can you do with the cash? We look at one use you should think very carefully about before pushing the button.

Naturally, business confidence has taken a hit over the last few months. I discuss how confidence levels are faring and review a survey from Aldermore Bank on the impact on business income since the lockdown.

To close, our regular look at the CBILS and Bounce Back Loan statistics. How many businesses have taken advantage of this government support scheme?

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Business Finance Bulletin · Using your CBILS and Bounce Back Cash; Business Confidence; and Latest Support Loan Figures

VAT Tips and Tricks with Liz Maher of Centurion VAT – Business Finance Bulletin Xtra

Posted on: May 29th, 2020 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,
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When it comes to VAT, this is one area of business finance that can be a minefield to navigate. Making a mistake with your VAT can cost you in terms of time and money.

In this Bulletin Xtra we talk to Liz Maher from VAT specialists, Centurion looking at the basics of VAT, mistakes businesses make and tips and tricks to keep on you track.

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Business Finance Bulletin · VAT Tip and Tricks with Liz Maher of Centurion VAT – Business Finance Bulletin Xtra

Business Growth and Getting Back on Track with Menzies – Business Finance Bulletin Xtra

Posted on: May 21st, 2020 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
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As companies start looking ahead to the resumption of business, in the latest Business Finance Bulletin Xtra, we’re talking to John Cullen and Bethan Evans of Menzies, the Accountancy and Business Advisory firm.

With businesses now planning a return to work or gearing up for an increase in sales, we chat about what firms should be considering to future-proof their business; why managing cashflow will be important; and whether now is the time to completely review how you do business.

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Business Finance Bulletin · Business Growth and Getting Back on Track with Menzies – Business Finance Bulletin Xtra

Bounce Back Loans and CBILS Update, Business Pressures and Trade Credit Insurance – BFB 299

Posted on: May 18th, 2020 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Kick starting the latest Business Finance Bulletin we take our regular look at Bounce Back loans and CBILS progress. The Bounce Back loans have proved to be popular, but some concerns remain among businesses still struggling to access the Scheme.

Aldermore Bank have surveyed businesses to understand the impact the lockdown has had on business sales. However, the survey reveals that businesses have taken bold and swift steps to safeguard their future.

Closing the Bulletin, looking ahead to post-lockdown the government has pledged support to the Trade Credit Insurance sector. The support package will ensure firms can confidently continue offering credit terms.

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