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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.

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

Partner content

Securing your business in the hybrid workplace

Ensure your business is prepared for the increasing threat of cybercrime