The Funding archive.


The ‘Uber for escorts’ just got funded

Rendevu founder, Reuben Coppa has secured funding for his 'Uber for Escorts' app that aims to make the sex industry safer.


Anti-business Budget and Article 50 fail to knock SME appetite for borrowing

The average value of finance enquiries by small and micro UK businesses increased in the month following the Spring Budget.


Opportunity for early stage start-ups to jump start their business

Marking Capgemini’s 50th Anniversary, this year’s Innovators Race will offer 5 winning start-ups $50,000, extensive networking opportunities and participation in international tech events.

Business Loans

Is debt funding more popular than equity post-Brexit?

How have factors such as business confidence and bad debt changed the way businesses access funding? In this article, we find out.


Freelancers and micro-business owners go for self-funding

The majority of UK freelancers and micro-business owners are self-funding their start-up costs rather than relying on external financial support, research finds.

Startup Funding and Grants

Using the bank of mum and dad for business funding

In this piece, we look at the ways in which parents can benefit from injecting cash into their offspring's business.

Business Loans

Why debt could have the beating of equity for funding your business

In this piece, in association with ezbob, we look at the case for taking out a loan for your business.

Government Grants

Top ten tips on securing public sector funding

Kevin Lonergan of the Alba Innovation Centre gives tips on approaching grant funding applications and reveals what assistance is out there.


Small businesses move away from banks towards other finance means

Small and medium-sized companies continue to shun traditional banking products and are looking towards alternative financial providers, their supply chain or dipping into their own personal funds to finance future growth, research finds.

Government Grants

Winning grants and free support for your business: It’s a RAPP

Tax advisor Phil Mitchell gives some tips on how to find and apply for business grants in the UK.


Business bank launches with £300 million pot for small and medium-sized businesses

Businesses struggling with raising finance have been handed a potential lifeline by the launch of a new initiative put in place to facilitate the flow of cash to needy companies.

Funding your small business

Will the Funding for Lending scheme take off?

The latest government inititative intends to prise money out of the banks' coffers and into small and medium-sized businesses, but will it succeed?

Business Technology

How to grow a global creative agency in record time

Find out how creative agency, Myth Studio, used technology to grow their business and quadruple their staff count in 18 months

Partner content

Attracting and keeping top talent through Total Reward

Employment benefits specialist, Drewberry, explain why you should base your benefits around a Total Reward Strategy

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