Small Business Funding

The Small Business Funding archive.


How to control your small business cashflow


Small business startup funding

Startup funding for any small business can be a minefield. Here’s a guide to the options available to get you through those early days

Funding your small business

Improving your small business credit rating

Although you may be aware of your personal credit score, many business owners aren’t as familiar with their business credit score. Here, we look at what one is, why it’s important and how you can use it to your advantage to grow your business

Alternative finance

Qardus opens Islamic finance to small business for first time

Crowdfunding platform hopes to arrange up to £2.5m worth of Islamic finance for SMEs over coming year

Alternative finance

Using Islamic finance for your small business – what is it?

Around 3.4m Muslims live in Britain, many of whom own their own firm. What is Islamic finance and how can you use it in your small business?


How to win £150,000 for your beauty business start-up

A new £150,000 funding competition has opened for beauty businesses who are based in the UK. Find out if you're eligible and how to apply


Two in five small businesses don’t have enough access to finance

Over half of small businesses do not have any finance in place at all, with overdrafts being most popular choice for those that do

Alternative finance

SMEs seek out new sources of funding as traditional routes dry up

More SMEs are turning to alternative finance sources but they can be faced with indeterminable jargon. We decode the key terms.

Buying and selling a company

Financing the purchase of a small business

Here, we provide some options for people thinking about buying an existing company.

Startup Funding and Grants

How to find funding for your small business

Here is an exhaustive list of all the small business funding options you should pursue for your company's growth.

Business Ideas & Planning

The actual statistics of small business success

Here, we look at what common success rate stats mean and how they should be interpreted if you want to start your own company.


Small companies urged to be cautious of rise in online financiers

Small and medium-sized UK companies have been warned about the growing number of bandwagon lenders and 'flatpack' finance providers that are flooding the market.

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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

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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

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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

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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