According to Business Banking Insight, younger SMEs are more willing to look at alternative sources of finance and advice than companies that were formed before 2000
As part of its clampdown on late payments, the government is to ban clauses in contracts that prevent small businesses from securing invoice finance
Before exporting, businesses should know how much finance will be required and where they can get it
The Bank of England and HM Treasury have announced that the FLS scheme will be extended by one year and have guaranteed up to £500m of new bank lending to provide cheaper funding to SMEs
Unfavourable bank lending terms and a shortage of alternative finance options are impeding the growth of the UK's family businesses, according to the Institute for Family Business
For ambitious businesses with their eyes on rapid growth, crowdlending can be a worthy alternative to the often cumbersome process of securing a bank loan
Funding is a major challenge for British SMEs but thankfully business lending appears to be back in business
Getting funding for a new social or not-for-profit enterprise can be difficult. But there is a lot of help out there budding social entrepreneurs.