Post COVID-19 Cash Will Still be King

From John DaviesExecutive Chairman of alternative lender Just Cashflow. The sudden arrival of COVID-19 has changed the world we live in and SMEs have had to deal with unprecedented problems such as having to shut up shop with virtually all income disappearing overnight. As someone with four decades of experience of running businesses or helping
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Can FinTechs save the UK economy by funding small businesses?

TFT Webinar Review In this 45-minute webinar, CEOs from leading FinTech companies shared their perspectives on how they could help small businesses stricken by the coronavirus lockdown. Written by Claire Woffenden  April 9, 2020 To help small businesses in the UK get better access to coronavirus loans, The FinTech Times brought together an expert panel for a
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How creditworthy are your customers? Why would you need to know?

Part 3 of 3 We have written recently about the benefits of knowing your personal and business credit rating and the options in the marketplace for obtaining your credit reports. So we thought we would follow on this week by writing about the benefits of investigating your customers’ credit scores and the options in the
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Obtaining your business credit profile, options available and improving the results.

Part 2 of 3 Last week we discussed the importance of knowing your personal and business profiles. This week we are going to investigate the options available, pros and cons to the different types of reports and services and how to improve your rating. A strong and sound personal and business credit profile is key
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How’s your business credit profile? Strong and sound or on the edge of disaster?

Part 1 of 3 If asked the question “How’s your business credit profile?” would you know the answer? There are many reasons why your business and personal credit profiles are important and could have a significant impact on your business. Examples include looking to deal with a new supplier, move premises or approach a new
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Why would you possibly need Business Finance?

There are many reasons why businesses, whether a new start-up or trading for years, need that extra injection of cash for that perfect opportunity or access to funds to help them through the peaks and troughs of day-to-day operations. Business finance is not about getting you out of a hole, it’s about investing in your
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Alternative Finance – The Growth of a Sector

The financial crisis of 2007–2008 is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s and caused the worst economic recession in recent times. The impact on UK SMEs has been significant with the mainstream banks not assisting in their attempts to both survive and grow
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Lending Made Simple – Finding the right solution for your business.

Thanks to Gillian Palmer, Director of Lending Made Simple, for providing us with feedback on the broker focused team in Birmingham. Gillian’s vision is to make it simple for you to finance your business, to find you the right type of finance for your business at the best available rates and to leave no stone
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Managing Cashflow

How to minimise late payments and the resulting cashflow challenge for SMEs

In recent conversations with our customers about business challenges, a common theme is the issue of late payments. This was also highlighted in research published by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). Their research revealed that “Britain’s late payment crisis is worsening”. The research found that 84% of small firms reported being paid late, with
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