Financing business

18% of payments to SMEs are late

Late payments impact productivity for UK businesses.

Late payments continue to hit SMEs

3 in 4 businesses call for legislation to counteract late payments.

SMEs seek accountants’ funding advice

Accountants prove most popular when it comes to financial guidance.

Extra financial support for exporters

UK Export Finance has joined 5 of the biggest high street banks to speed up the delivery of financial support to small business exporters.

Rejected contracts see SMEs miss out

Nearly half of small businesses lost out on up to £10,000 in the last year due to turning down work contracts and orders.

Managing cashflow for small businesses

Think of cashflow as a balancing act to get your house in order.

Banks to refer rejected businesses to alternative providers

Nearly three quarters of small businesses seeking finance only ask one lender, according to research by the Treasury.

Low awareness of funding options among businesses

Applying for finances? Knowledge of the different funding options available for businesses is low.

Chasing payments taking 10% of working day for small firms

How does your business manage payments? Small firms are spending up to 10% of their working day chasing late payments.

Buyout activity for SMEs at 5 year high

Investment for SMEs is at its highest level for 5 years, according to research from Lyceum Capital and Cass Business School.

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