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Banking advice and guides for UK small businesses owners.

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Banks to get tougher on bounce back loan defaulters

Government removes guarantees from £240m worth of Bounce Back Loans after banks disclose errors in their own vetting procedures

Business Loans

Which banks offer Bounce Back Loans? – how to find a BBL lender

Do you need to already be an existing bank customer to get a Bounce Back Loan? Which banks offer Bounce Back Loans to new customers?

Business Loans

Lloyds rapped for forcing Bounce Back Loans borrowers to open accounts

Lloyds Banking Group forced SME owners to open fee-charging business accounts if they wanted to borrow state-backed emergency coronavirus funding

Small Business Banking

Why Britain’s SMEs need a proper small business bank

The British Business Bank does not live up to its name and is not fit for purpose, argues Greg Taylor. What SMEs need is a proper nationwide small business bank

Small Business Banking

How is your bank helping your small business through coronavirus?

In addition to the government coronavirus emergency loan scheme, several high street banks are offering additional support to help small businesses get through the crisis

Small Business Banking

How has PPI damaged the British banks?

Here, Kamran Mirshahi shares his thoughts on the effect of PPI on the banks.

Small Business Banking

Why SMEs still face challenges to access finance from banks

CYBG makes £6 billion available for Britain’s SMEs over the next three years, as businesses struggle with access finance from banks.

News

SME bank Redwood secures banking licence from regulators

Redwood Bank, a new UK SME Business bank, has secured a banking licence following approval from the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority.

News

Blundering banks: The research that shows businesses are being failed

Nearly half of SME owners claim the advice they received in the last year from their bank had a negative impact on their business operations.

News

Businesses do not feel supported by their banks

More than a quarter of small businesses (26 per cent) do not feel supported by their banks, according to a survey of 500 small and medium-sized enterprises conducted by YouGov.

Small Business Banking

Five companies on what banks could do better for small businesses

Here, five small business owners and managers give their views on what banks could do to better serve early-stage and smaller companies.

Small Business Insurance

Banks feeling the squeeze over PPI payouts

British banks are feeling the squeeze over refunds and compensation for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI).

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.

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Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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Business management

How to create good cashflow habits

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