Bounce Back Loans

Business Loans

Bounce Back Loan Scheme extended until the end of March

Chancellor also extends furlough scheme until end of April, as businesses reel from pandemic and possible no-deal Brexit

Business Loans

Writing off Bounce Back Loans would be best thing to do, say accountants

MPs say debt recovery plans for business loans remain ‘woefully underdeveloped’ in withering assessment of Bounce Back Loan scheme

Business Loans

A guide to getting a business loan during Covid-19 

Your business needs a government-backed loan but you don’t know where to begin. Funding Options works with 40+ lenders enabling you to make the best choice

Business management

How to choose a debt collection agency

Former Labour shadow chancellor Chris Leslie on how to find a debt collection agency to chase unpaid invoices

Business Loans

Banks may call in debt collectors to recoup unpaid Bounce Back Loans

High street banks want to outsource collection of Bounce Back Loans gone bad to debt collection agencies

Small Business Banking

HSBC will not accept any more Bounce Back Loan applications

Bank says it needs to process existing Bounce Back Loan applications and clear backlog before November 30 cut-off


Nearly two thirds of Bounce Back Loans could go bad, says government

Business department says up to 60 per cent of emergency Bounce Back Loans may never be repaid


Rishi Sunak to extend government coronavirus business support

Chancellor Rishi Sunak expected to extend Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, Bounce Back Loans and Future Fund until end-November

Business Loans

Small businesses have average of just £9,000 left from Bounce Back Loan

Majority of small businesses expect what’s left from their COVID-19 Bounce Back Loans to run out by end of September

Government Grants

MPs back call for ‘targeted’ extension of furlough scheme

Treasury select committee says businesses most affected by social distancing might be viable in the long term

Business Loans

Small businesses should ‘only repay coronavirus debt once back in profit’

Centre-right thinktank Onward argues that HMRC could add debt repayment surcharge to tax owing on profitable businesses, leaving the rest untouched

Business Loans

Lloyds rapped for forcing Bounce Back Loans borrowers to open accounts

Lloyds Banking Group forced SME owners to open fee-charging business accounts if they wanted to borrow state-backed emergency coronavirus funding

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves

Partner content

5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

Partner content

Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace