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Almost Two-Thirds Of Small Businesses Left Without Payment During Pandemic

Almost Two-Thirds Of Small Businesses Left Without Payment During Pandemic

Posted 15h ago


Just under two-thirds of small businesses have suffered from late payments during the pandemic, according to a report commissioned by the Federation of Small Businesses.  The report highlighte..

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Covid-19: Which Peer-to-Peer Platforms Are Reopening?

Covid-19: Which Peer-to-Peer Platforms Are Reopening?

Posted 3 days ago


Previously, NextFin had reported how a number of peer-to-peer lenders had introduced forbearance measures to help mitigate the financial impacts of coronavirus. From suspending secondary markets, to..

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How Are Each Of The Coronavirus Business Loan Schemes Performing?

How Are Each Of The Coronavirus Business Loan Schemes Performing?

Posted 7 days ago


British businesses have now borrowed £41bn in loans backed by guarantees from the government to cope with the impact of coronavirus. Approval rates for the coronavirus business interruption lo..

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More Lenders Approved For Coronavirus Loan Schemes, But Not One Is P2P

More Lenders Approved For Coronavirus Loan Schemes, But Not One Is P2P

Posted 13 days ago


The British Business Bank has accredited several lenders for government-backed emergency loan schemes aimed at supporting businesses through Covid-19 but not one is a peer-to-peer lending platform. ..

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What Is The Coronavirus Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund, And How Do I Apply?

What Is The Coronavirus Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund, And How Do I Apply?

Posted 14 days ago


The Discretionary Grant Fund is designed to support small and micro businesses that are not eligible for other government grant schemes. The grant is aimed at small businesses with high fixed buildi..

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