Business Finance

Information, guides and expert advice on small business finance topics. Useful knowledge to help you manage and understand company finances and find financing or funding solutions.

Funding your small business

4 reasons to source business funding in 2023

The gloom of recent years is no reason to put off business funding – Henry Williams gives us four reasons why


Managing your business finances for growth

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Business Loans

Fast business funding and loans

Worried about cash flow for your small business? Need cash fast? Find out more about fast business funding and who the key providers are


A complete guide to small business finance

Cash flow is one of the biggest headaches for small business owners. Bank loan applications can be cumbersome. Yet there is a nimbler generation of lenders who can get money into your bank account fast

Alternative finance

Borrowing money to pay for stock: inventory finance, credit cards, loans and more

We explore the options that are available to help you cover the costs of your stock as well as the pros and cons

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.


5 steps to bolster your business finances

Too many of us are guilty of not paying enough attention to day-to-day financials. Mark Wright helps change your money mindset.

Business management

8 business van financing tips for your SME

Cost, insurance and tax are central to financing a van for your SME. We'll help you decide whether to buy or lease and what else to consider.

Funding your small business

Norah Coelho of PayPal Q&A: ‘Getting access to finance is incredibly important’

PayPal Working Capital has seen a 60 per cent spike in UK small business lending year-on-year. Norah Coelho tells Small Business how it works.

Business management

Financial growth: the next steps for your business

When it comes to financial growth, it's important to choose your next steps carefully. But above all, it's important to have the confidence to take those steps. Andrew Smith at Partners shares his tips.

Business Loans

Five things to consider before applying for development finance

Here, we highlight five important things to consider before going ahead with your development finance application.

Business management

Merchant cash advances for business financing

If you run a business, you will be well aware of the fact that you need some serious capital in order to not only stay afloat, but be successful. We take a look at how cash advances could help you.

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

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...