Small Business Funding
The Small Business Funding archive.
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
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
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
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.