Business Loans

Small businesses blindsided by Growth Street demanding its money back

Growth Street tries to claw back £18m in loans from dozens of small businesses in order to repay panicked peer-to-peer investors

Alternative finance

What are the best alternatives to a business overdraft?

The alternative finance market is stepping into the hole left by overdrafts by introducing a number of innovative products, writes Conrad Ford.

Small Business Banking

My bank is forcing me to restructure my overdraft

My bank is forcing me to restructure my overdraft into a loan. It will be more expensive and in 4-6 months time I may not even need an overdraft. Through circumstance I have never signed a directors' guarantor for the overdraft. Can they still force me into this position?


Overdrafts most popular form of funding

Bank overdrafts remain the single most popular form of business finance for small businesses despite year-on-year term lending decreasing by £269 million on 2009.


Small businesses fall back on overdrafts

SMEs have been forced into paying higher rates through bank overdrafts thanks to the scarcity of business loans.

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...

Partner content

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Hospitality businesses have faced a number of challenges in the last couple of years. Find out what funding and support is available.


6 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Here we explore six types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals.

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.