Credit cards

Alternative finance

Is your business a good candidate for a merchant cash advance?

Merchant cash advance is the fastest-growing area of business funding, enabling businesses to raise working capital against till sales. It’s a new way of funding driven by technology.

Business Loans

Getting small business loans with bad credit

Even a small business owner with bad credit may need to borrow unexpectedly for stock or a sudden car repair. Where can you turn to for a small business loan with bad credit?

Business Technology

What does PCI compliance mean for your small business?

If your small business’s payments system is not PCI compliant, you could find yourself blocked from taking card payments altogether, warns Geoff Forsyth

Business Loans

Merchant cash advance – the funding option that’s made for retailers

A merchant cash advance is an easy way for retailers to borrow against a percentage of what they take on payment cards. Repayments are pegged to sales you make via credit card.


Business credit cards: how to use them for steady cash flow

A business credit card can be a good option to ease a cash flow squeeze, but there are many other benefits to using a business credit card. Here, we take a look.

Small Business Banking

How to choose the right credit card for your business

Here, we explore the key things you need to know when selecting the right credit card for your business needs. 


Which type of credit card user are you?

New research from MoneySuperMarket looks into the habits and behaviours of credit card users across the country.

Finding and selling to customers

Three ways to reduce chargebacks

As consumers smoothly adopt online transactions, Stephen Hart from Cardswitcher, highlights the problems that card transactions can pose.


Businesses rely on credit cards

Almost half of SMEs rely on credit cards to fund their day-to-day operations.

Small Business Banking

Small business credit cards explained

Business credit cards provide a simple and efficient means to pay for business goods, services and expenses using a credit facility. SmallBusiness.co.uk and Simply Business explain some of the key features.

Partner content

5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Partner content

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

Partner content

Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

Partner content

Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free