Tag Archives: SMes

Covid Crisis Promotes Innovation In SME Management

Change is the one constant of the stories surrounding Covid-19 and its effect on our markets – small and medium-sized companies, and FinTech players in the alternative-finance sector. More on the problems of bounce-back loans soon. Meanwhile, our friends at P2P Finance News P2P Finance News report research on the new thinking the crisis has […]

Direct Lender Pushes SMEs Towards Government Loan Scheme

Small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) borrowers have been urged to apply for government-backed emergency loan schemes through the biggest player in the UK’s  direct-lending market, Funding Circle, before the schemes end. Our friends at P2P Finance News report: The peer-to-peer lending platform, which has received accreditation for both the coronavirus business interruption loan scheme (CBILS) […]

SMEs Lack Awareness Of Alternative Funding Sources

Are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) really aware of alternative funding sources? Sometimes we do wonder… The latest evidence comes from Hitachi Capital, as evidenced by is4profit: “One in three small businesses are ‘digging into their own pockets’ and rejecting external finance to grow their business,” it is reported. “The study of 1,000 small business […]