Replacement business finance for better outcomes when facilities end

Replacement business finance solutions for when you need to replace your existing facilities. When a funding relationship is coming to an end, for whatever reason, from my experience it’s much better to replace the facility than to have to repay the outstanding monies from cash flow or, worse still, current resources. Whatever the relationship with […]

Enterprise Capital Fund – Access to finance for growth potential SMEs

Following on from our recent article on the new Business Bank, this is the sixth in a series explaining the various government funding schemes seeking to provide business finance solutions for businesses in the UK. Enterprise Capital Funds (ECFs) The Government has a number of interventions which are aimed at bridging the gap in the supply of […]

Community development finance – another business finance solution

Following on from our recent article on the new Business Bank, this is the fifth in a series explaining the various government schemes providing alternative finance solutions. Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) are social enterprises that support communities by providing affordable finance that would otherwise not be available. By making loans, they […]

5 ways to secure Replacement business finance when time is short

What do you do when you need to find replacement business finance – fast? Have you been given notice by your finance provider? Is your finance provider reducing your finance facilities? Do you need replacement invoice discounting? Is the bank carrying out more regular audits? Has the bank instigated an Independent Business Review? If any […]

Funding NOT for Lending! Are more business finance solutions needed?

The Funding for Lending scheme is coming under attack again! Originally designed to increase access to finance and help businesses with their funding problems, it seems to be having the opposite effect, official figures from the Bank of England have just confirmed. On the positive side, the cost of borrowing is falling and their have […]