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Startup Funding and Grants

This channel looks at the different funding options available to new start-ups and established small businesses looking to grow. Read a wealth of guides and tips on raising cash, finding investors, how to better manage your accounts and cash flow, views on the future of business banking and where to source alternative finance.

An insight into borrowing patterns in Q4

The supply and demand for business finance changes drastically towards the Christmas build-up, showing trends that are not seen during any time of year. Here, we investigate.

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The vital role investing plays in growing your small business

It may be something that businesses fear, but investing can play a vital role in growing your business.

Startup Funding and Grants

Top tips on how to boost your finances

Here's how we can all make an effort to boost our finances.

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Rise in VCT amounts will benefit small businesses

As the amount of money raised through Venture Capitalist Trusts increases by £100 million, we take a look at how small businesses can benefit.

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Invoice financing and the cash flow challenge

Here's why invoice financing is a great way to achieve realistic, yet lucrative results.

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The funding options for high risk businesses

Finding ways to fund and grow your business can be tricky. Here are some great funding options for your business if there is extra risk involved.

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Putting the past behind you: how to get back on track after a financial blip

Here, Ashley Finance’s group sales director, Richard Waldman, explains how to overcome a financial blip in your business.

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The business of self-funding

Here, Jake Madders, co-founder and director of Hyve, discusses how you can go about self-funding your own business.

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Be flexible with funding if you want to see your business boom

Flexibility with funding sources is the key to securing long-term success in business, says Louis-James Davis, founder of VST Enterprises.

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How to tell if trade credit is right for your SME

Here, Rachel Mainwaring, operations director at Creditsafe, examines why trade credit might be right for you.

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What is a personal guarantee?

A significant portion of business lending is through unsecured loans - these often require a personal guarantee. This article looks at what they actually are and their pros and cons.

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Business and homeowners: What do lenders want to know about my home?

Conrad Ford, chief executive of Funding Options, addresses why lenders need to know whether customers are homeowners, and the implications.

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A guide to boosting your investment chances

Greg Gormley of Bink tells us how small businesses can boost their chances of getting investment.

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Five reasons why taking out a loan could save your business

Here, we look at some of the most common reasons for a small business to take out a loan.

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Funding options for the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

The guys over at Funding Options explain what finance is available to firms in the water supply, sewerage and waste management sector

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Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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What is public liability insurance, and does it cover Covid-19 claims?

Public liability insurance can cover your small business if a third party has an accident or injury. But does public liability insurance cover claims made against your business arising from Covid-19?