55% of small business owners declare that they have been unsuccessful when applying for new loans, so where are they turning to instead? Liberis take a look the findings from the British Business Bank Investment's recent alternative finance report.
After learning how to understand your credit rating in Part One, in the second installment of our Business Credit Builder, Liberis tells you everything you need to know about improving your score; putting you in the best position possible when looking to develop your business.
Having a reliable credit rating can mean the difference between achieving your business goals or putting your growth plans on hold. The first of our two part guide provides you with the knowledge you need to access and understand your business credit rating.
When it comes to ensuring small business get the funding they deserve, there are some easy wins all SMEs should know about. Alex Ivison explains the business underwriting process!
A lot has happened in the financial landscape this year, most recently as a result of the announcements in the 2016 Budget, the new National Living Wage and, of course, Brexit. With a great deal of change affecting small to medium businesses in these uncertain times, we wanted to know if – and how – SMEs are planning to invest in their businesses in 2016 and beyond.
We know that looking for business funding can be a daunting experience. Traditional funding methods in the form of business loans from banks can be a long, drawn out process and require considerable planning, business acumen and accounting.
Evidence of the increase in demand of alternative finance from small businesses just keeps growing. The latest findings from our Business Monitor research series shows that more small businesses in need of funding sought alternative finance rather than a bank overdraft in the last 12 months.
It’s easy to get so caught up in your small business that you can’t see the problems you face ahead of you, especially if they might cost you a lot of money. Perhaps you’re not sure where to start, or what to prioritise? Here are 7 signs that your small business needs investment to grow.
We’re all aware that high street lending is here to stay, but tough times call for us to be a bit creative with how we raise and manage our funds. Businesses are in the same boat. With traditional sources of finance taking a tougher stance on lending, it can be a real struggle for businesses to secure a quick cash loan