Bank Loans

Advice and tips on Bank loans for UK small businesses

Business Loans

Best small business loans in the UK

We explore whether a loan is the right finance option for you along with some of the best small business loans in the UK market

Business Loans

NatWest adds another £2.2bn to its Brexit Growth Fund

Nearly £6bn drawn down already from Brexit preparation fund, designed to help small business through no-deal

Small Business Banking

Cashplus plans to lend £400m to small business from next year

Cashplus aims to have a 10pc market share of all new UK business accounts by 2024, with nearly 100,000 business customers already

Business Loans

HSBC adds billions to its £14bn small business loan fund ahead of Brexit

SME loan fund ringfences cash for agriculture and companies that want to expand overseas post Brexit

Small Business Banking

SMEs don’t understand personal guarantee in business loans

There is a fundamental lack of understanding regarding loan conditions from small business owners - specifically personal guarantees, a new study finds.


UK small businesses are confident in bank funding

UK businesses feel confident that bank funding is readily available to help them, a new study reveals.


SMEs: Bank loans are far too expensive

It seems that UK business owners find it too expensive to borrow cash from their bank. Why aren't the banks adjusting to online competition?

Small Business Banking

How to win bank funding

Business owners and bankers share tips with SmallBusiness.co.uk on how to negotiate a financing deal.


Can small businesses get bank loans?

I am sure that like me, you have seen headlines about banks not lending to small businesses with depressing regularity.


Vince Cable to banks: Be transparent about lending or face new taxes

Business secretary Vince Cable has piled pressure on the banks to be more transparent about lending to small businesses.


BGF will have ‘little to no impact on overall bank lending’

Small business owners believe the Business Growth Fund (BGF) initiative will do little to help them access funding, finds research.


Worries arise on Merlin settlement

Concerns have surfaced on the effectiveness of the banks’ commitment to lending £76 billion to small businesses.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience