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21st January 2016

Don’t sit on the perch, visit us at The Business Funding Show – it’s the plaice to be!

We’re looking forward to attending the Business Funding Show, which is being held at Old Billingsgate in London between 2nd – 3rd February.   The Business Funding Show brings together funding providers and growing SMEs in the first show of its kind.  ...

23rd November 2015

Credit4 Financial Kitbag Part 4 : Trusted Advisers

UK SMEs are full of entrepreneurial, passionate, driven and hard-working go-getters. This drive and tenacity is commonly held to be the very essence of what it takes to be successful in the UK SME space. But is that all it takes? Passion ...

11th November 2015

The Credit4 Financial Kitbag Part 3: Business Plan

Business Plan. Business plans are used by most businesses regardless of size and how long they’ve been established. For young businesses, however, the time, energy and money that it takes to produce the right business plan will be worth all the ...

10th November 2015

4 things SMEs should consider when trying to find the right financing

Most businesses will, at some stage of their life, require funding: it might be to help fund expansion or cash flow, or it might be to purchase an asset, but in any scenario the challenge is not just to find ...

4th November 2015

Introducing two types of funding in one agreement

The success of Alternative Finance can be attributed in large part to the readiness of providers to devise products and services that meet the demands of the modern market. Thanks to the power of competition, the historic “we’ll tell you what ...

7th October 2015

The Credit4 Financial Kitbag Part 2: Management Accounts

Management Accounts. In the second in our series of articles highlighting the essential information SMEs should have ready in their financial ‘kitbag’ when raising finance, we look at the Management Accounts, regarded by many as a key element of a company’s ...

30th September 2015

Why the UK deserves to be a market leader in Fintech

One of the main challenges for innovative start-ups can be regulation. Whenever there is a genuinely new idea, it is often the case that it comes up against a legal obstacle or uncertainty concerning the legal feasibility of the business ...

24th September 2015

The Credit4 Financial Kit Bag Part 1: Cashflow Forecasts

Cashflow forecasts. The alternatives for UK SMEs seeking finance seem to grow almost daily as more and more non-bank lenders enter the arena to secure market share. Some are offering genuinely innovative products, others not so, but what’s for sure is ...

12th August 2015

The A-Z of SME Lending

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have a variety of finance available to them – and increasingly, from non-traditional sources – the challenge lies in understanding the type of finance that fits your business requirements. To assist, we’ve put together ...

21st July 2015

Apprenticeship scheme to attract the next generation of commercial finance brokers is welcomed.

The commercial finance market is changing dramatically, with new products, new lenders, and new technology to name just a few areas. This alone should be sufficient to attract the next generation of commercial broker to a market undergoing a revolution. ...