The CBI has launched a new alternative finance guide, urging SMEs to consider the broad range of finance options available to help them grow, including asset-based lending, equity investment and peer-to-peer lending.
Looking at the tax system as a potential candidate for continuous improvement, Tim Brown investigates whether the current system for raising government revenue is fit for purpose and what alternatives exist.
A new report has brought into question the effectiveness of the Government's attempt to stimulate lending to small businesses, revealing that nearly half of Britain's SMEs are concerned about cash flow over the next year.
Business Growth Fund (BGF), established to help Britain’s fast-growing smaller and medium sized businesses, has made a £4.2m investment in AFG Media, the fancy dress and party fashion company behind the Morphsuits phenomenon.
Packaging manufacturer and supplier Duo UK's finance director Paul Teasdale featured on BBC Radio 4's flagship Today programme yesterday to discuss the Government's newly expanded Funding For Lending (FFL) scheme.