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When to Refinance

When to Refinance

Knowing when to refinance your business can make a big difference if you're looking to implement plans for growth and expansion. Whether you're purchasing property, other assets or hiring new employees, debt consolidation and restructuring your finances can positively...

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Why Should You Support a Local Community Venture?

Why Should You Support a Local Community Venture?

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has had a huge profile in the business community over the past few years, becoming a key buzzword and importantly an integral part of business strategy for many forward-thinking businesses. It is an investment for the future, but...

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Why Use a Finance Broker?

Why Use a Finance Broker?

Trying to navigate the world of finance can be tricky, regardless of whether you are a large or small business. The range of products available is often so vast that it is difficult to know which one is right for you. You might be a start-up business wanting to know...

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SME Champion – shortlisted!

SME Champion – shortlisted!

We couldn't be more proud to have been shortlisted for SME Champion in the NACFB 2021 Awards! This category recognises how brokers have partnered with lenders to champion British businesses over the past 12 months, when businesses have had to be so resilient to...

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What is The Cost of Processing Card Payments?

What is The Cost of Processing Card Payments?

What is the cost of processing card payments? The global pandemic has changed a number of aspects of how we work and live, including how we purchase and pay for products and services: card payments. As a consumer this might make our life easier; as a business it might...

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What are Commercial Lenders Looking for?

What are Commercial Lenders Looking for?

Almost every business experiences a period of financial constraint. When that happens, what course of action should they take? Well, their first port of call will be to look for alternative sources of funding - so they can keep the commercial wheels of their...

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Is the Recovery Loan Scheme right for you?

Is the Recovery Loan Scheme right for you?

We are now a month into the latest government finance support scheme, the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS), and what we have learnt? Well ….. some lenders are still determining their application processes, lenders tend to be open to their own banking customers only...

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End of CBILS, Start of Recovery Loans

End of CBILS, Start of Recovery Loans

CBILS is finishing on 31st March and will be replaced by the Recovery Loan Scheme which is due to run until 31st December 2021. This new scheme continues to help businesses affected by Covid-19 and can be used for any legitimate business purpose, including managing...

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Looking for Used Commercial Vehicles?

Looking for Used Commercial Vehicles?

Looking for commercial vehicles during lockdown can be tricky. If you need either used or new, we might be able to help – if you see anything of interest give Steve a call. Plate Vehicle Details Mileage Price (excl VAT) 69 Plate  FORD TRANSIT CUSTOM 320 L2 2.0 EcoBlue...

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Further Extension to CBILS: 31 March 2021

Further Extension to CBILS: 31 March 2021

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has further extended the government’s three Coronavirus business interruption loan schemes. The extension means that the schemes will now have an end date of 31 March 2021, putting further support in place for those who may need it....

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CBILS Extended Until January 2021

CBILS Extended Until January 2021

Once again the deadline for the government’s Coronavirus business interruption loan schemes has been extended. The three core schemes – the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS) and the...

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Update: CBILS Deadline Extended Until 30th November!

Update: CBILS Deadline Extended Until 30th November!

Following the Chancellors update on 24th September, it has been confirmed that the CBILS applications deadline has been extended to 30 November.  It’s set to be a busy few weeks and the window for businesses to get government backed support is closing. This covers...

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Are You Concerned About Your Business Cashflow?

Are You Concerned About Your Business Cashflow?

We are delivering a webinar in conjunction with Business Lincolnshire, covering CBILS (Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme) and Bounce Back Loan – insight into which applications are successful and the pitfalls experienced in declines Cashflow forecasts –...

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Bounce Back Loan is here!

Bounce Back Loan is here!

The Bounce Back Loan Scheme has launched and enables small and micro businesses to obtain a six-year term loan at a government set interest rate of 2.5% a year. The government will cover interest payable in the first year. On day 1, the process seems slick and easy,...

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