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What Is a Business Plan?

Posted on: June 1st, 2016 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , ,
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What is a Business Plan? This is a question asked by many business owners who are looking for business finance from their bank. In this clip, Rob Warlow from Business Loan Services shares his thoughts on what a Business Plan is.

Writing a Business Plan: The Executive Summary

Posted on: November 15th, 2015 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , ,
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When writing a Business Plan to raise finance an Executive Summary is an important part of the document. In this interview BLS’ Rob Warlow explains why this is and how it can help the bank in reviewing your business finance request.

Business Finance Bulletin Xtra: Business Plans for Raising Finance

Posted on: July 19th, 2015 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , ,
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Do you really need a Business Plan?

In this edition of the Business Finance Bulletin Xtra Rob Warlow from Business Loan Services talks about the importance of having a business plan when it comes to applying for business finance.

But as Rob discusses a business plan also has benefits outside of raising finance.

Listen into this interview by clicking below, or you can download the podcast from our Soundcloud channel or subscribing to our itunes channel.

Getting Business Finance – Adele McLay Interviews Rob Warlow

Posted on: May 11th, 2015 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,
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If you are in the processing of looking for business finance and afraid that you may get the cold shoulder from your bank, don’t worry because there are actions you can take to improve your chances of success.

As part of Adele McLay’s Business Success Tips podcast she chats with Business Loan Services’ Rob Warlow in which shares some insider tips on getting a ‘yes’.

Rob reveals some do’s and don’ts and shares how to put together a Business Plan why your financial information is so important.

To listen in to this interview simply click below or click on the download button to load on your PC or phone.

Business Finance Bulletin Epsd 70: Call for Business Owner TV Stars, Creative Industry Finance, Business Plans

Posted on: April 17th, 2015 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In the latest Business Finance Bulletin episode Rob Warlow looks at a new business programme produced by TV production company Liberty Bell who are looking to bring together ordinary investors and businesses owners on the hunt for finance; a case of crowdfunding meets Dragons Den! Could this be for you?

The creative industry has always found it challenging to raise business finance and Rob looks at support being provided by a network of lenders via the Creative Industry Finance network with news that P2P lender Ratesetter has joined the scheme.

Continuing the support theme the Entrepreneurial Spark team has announced that KPMG has joined the network to provide advice to the businesses seeking mentors and guidance.

In the Business Finance Tip of the Week a clip from an interview in which Rob talks about Business Plans and specifically what should be included in the Staff and Management section.

If you prefer to listen to this week’s Business Finance Bulletin in podcast form then click below and download.

Business Finance Bulletin No 48: Types of Business Finance, Late Payment, Crowdfunding & Business Plans

Posted on: October 31st, 2014 by blsuser1 No Comments Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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In the latest Business Finance Bulletin Rob Warlow looks at a recent survey from Hilton Baird Financial Solutions examining the different sources of finance businesses are using today.

The Prompt Payment Code was designed to encourage businesses to treat suppliers fairly and minimise late payment but it could work better and Rob looks at a new Advisory Body set up to improve standards.

Sticking with late payment, a survey from Lovetts, a commercial debt litigator reveals that the amounts outstanding to businesses is on the rise. Watch your cashflow!

Awareness of crowdfunding is on the rise and Rob has news from the Chamber of Commerce of a series of roadshows being run in conjunction with crowdlender ArchOver designed to inform business owners about the options available to them.

Rob also has news that PWC have tied up with MarketInvoice to offer invoice discounting solutions to its clients and in the Business Finance Tip of the Week a look at why business owners hate writing Business Plans!

If you prefer to listen to this week’s Bulletin on your phone or in your car then you can download it as a podcast by clicking the ‘download’ image on the SoundCloud player below.

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  • Rob kindly agreed to attend the recent Pontypridd RFC sponsors networking evening and delivered what can only be described as an excellent talk on 5 Tactics to Boost Your Business and Your Profits. He kept the audience engaged throughout and the feedback from everyone was excellent. Rob is very knowledgeable on business and finance and on top of that is a genuine nice guy. We hope to have him back at a future event and I have no hesitation in recommending Rob’s services.

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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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  • Hi Rob, it was so interesting and entertaining listening to you at the Kevin Green Wealth Coach Workshop in Reading this weekend! I didnt realise you can find Finance proposals such fun!. Brilliant tips! Thanks.

    Gaz Jabeen | Bollywood Burn Out
  • Further to your recent presentation at LEAD Wales just wanted to say it was very refreshing to see somebody talk passionately and positively about finance, very insightful!

    Kay Hyde | Hyde & Hyde Architects
  • I wanted to thank you for such an insightful, energetic, and entertaining talk at the Kevin Green Wealth event on securing funding and creating a successful plan. It was brilliantly executed and a pleasure to listen to and the ideas I’ve learned are definitely going to help me in going forward.

    Max Cooper of Manchester

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