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Alternative Finance blog

Alternative Finance: The Four Types Of Crowdfunding

Alternative Finance: The Four Types Of Crowdfunding

Posted 24 days ago


Alternative investment is generally considered an investment that is not from a bank or mainstream regulated investment provider. Alternative financial investments can be very lucrative, however a..

Tagged: investment guide alternative finance debt equity crowdfunding


The pros and cons to alternative investment in to private companies via debt or equity

The pros and cons to alternative investment in to private companies via debt or equity

Posted 26 days ago


At the advent of NextFin, the first crowdfunding aggregator, I was so excited about the future of private investment into companies whether it be equity or debt. I envisaged a world where normal run..

Tagged: investment guide alternative finance debt equity advice pros and cons


What is Business Interruption Insurance?

What is Business Interruption Insurance?

Posted 3 years ago


With the coronavirus outbreak having inflicted significant economic damage on businesses throughout the UK, many have resorted to utilising the raft of government support schemes that were introduce..

Tagged: sme entrepreneur business alternative finance coronavirus guide


Should I Invest in P2P?

Posted 3 years ago


The Covid-19 crisis has presented a challenge for the sector, but there are still many reasons to invest in peer-to-peer lending. P2P is fighting its way through its first economic downturn and ther..

Tagged: sme entrepreneur p2p alternative finance news coronavirus


Self-Employed to Benefit From Second Stage of Support Scheme

Self-Employed to Benefit From Second Stage of Support Scheme

Posted 3 years ago


Over 2.7 million benefited from the first stage of the SEISS - with the government handing out £7.8 billion of grants to help them through the crisis. Those eligible will now be able to recei..

Tagged: sme entrepreneur self employed coronavirus news alternative finance


How To Start A Business Post-Covid-19

How To Start A Business Post-Covid-19

Posted 3 years ago


As part of its mission to help entrepreneurs get the funding they deserve, CEO of Nextfin, Sacha Bright, hosted a special webinar discussing how to start a business post-Covid, with particular focus..

Tagged: sme raising funds equity crowdfunding alternative finance entrepreneur p2p angel investor


Business Banking Resolution Service To Open In November

Business Banking Resolution Service To Open In November

Posted 3 years ago


The Business Banking Resolution Service (BBRS) will now start to resolve disputes between businesses and participating banks from the middle of November, it has been announced. Designed to settle a..

Tagged: sme entrepreneur news business alternative finance banking


Over 1.2m Businesses Have Benefited From Coronavirus Lending Schemes

Over 1.2m Businesses Have Benefited From Coronavirus Lending Schemes

Posted 3 years ago


More than 1.2m businesses have now received support through government-backed coronavirus lending schemes. The latest Treasury data, as of 9 August, shows most lending has come through the bounce b..

Tagged: sme entrepreneur news alternative finance coronavirus


What is The Start Up Loan Scheme?

What is The Start Up Loan Scheme?

Posted 3 years ago


Designed as a way to help start-ups that have begun trading, Start Up Loans are a form of personal created to support new business owners that have struggled to secure finance from traditional lende..

Tagged: sme coronavirus news raising funds alternative finance


Figures Show 730,000 Job Losses Since Start of Lockdown

Figures Show 730,000 Job Losses Since Start of Lockdown

Posted 3 years ago


As the UK government continues to ease lockdown, it has been revealed that just under 730,000 jobs have been lost since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The news comes as the UK prepares i..

Tagged: sme coronavirus news raising funds employment alternative finance


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