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British Business Bank

News

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

Blog

Why Britain’s SMEs need a proper small business bank

The British Business Bank does not live up to its name and is not fit for purpose, argues Greg Taylor. What SMEs need is a proper nationwide small business bank

Small Business Banking

Fintechs giving up on joining coronavirus emergency loan scheme

New breed of fintechs becoming disenchanted with ever joining the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, despite British Business Bank adding four more lenders

News

Government launches Business Finance Council to help small businesses

Business secretary Andrea Leadsom will co-chair Business Finance Council to help small business access working capital and investment in post-Brexit Britain

Financing

British Business Bank increases small business support by 27pc

Government economic development bank supported over 89,000 start-ups and scale-ups with £6.6bn of finance in 2018-19 - an uplift of 27pc

Alternative finance

Small businesses receive a record £6.7bn in equity funding

Last year, the UK's small businesses received a record £6.7bn in equity funding, with regional VC funding on the increase. But SMEs are increasingly wary of investing in themselves, according to latest CYBG research

Small Business Banking

Government launches scheme to help fund small builders

British Business Bank guarantees £1bn to banks that lend to small builders in effort to boost house building

Business Loans

Thousands of small businesses just got a better chance of getting funded

The peer-to-peer loan market will now be more available to smaller firms.

Partner content

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

Partner content

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

Partner content

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

Partner content

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