Should banks make alternative finance products their own?

Small business is flourishing in the UK, with the latest government statistics revealing that this year the nation was home to 5.4 million SMEs, which account for 99% of all business. But for once, it’s not banks that are powering the economic revival. In search of...

Wrong Ways to Finance Your Business

Like any venture, there’s a right way and a wrong way to finance a small business. Given the fact that eight out of 10 SMEs fail, you definitely want to be in the ‘right way’ category. Lucky for you, it’s not as hard as it sounds. With the right tactics, you can set...

How Cash Flow Difficulties Can Be a Sign of a Successful SME

As a rule of thumb, it’s generally assumed that positive cash flow is a critical characteristic of successful small businesses. Theoretically, this is true. But as a team of self-confessed cashflow radicals, we’re all about the bigger picture. This means that as far...