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Two More P2P Lending Platforms Approved For CBILS

Two More P2P Lending Platforms Approved For CBILS

Posted 3 days ago


The British Business Bank has approved peer-to-peer lending platforms LendingCrowd and Folk2Folk for the coronavirus business interruption loan scheme (CBILS). The scheme enables lenders accredited..

Tagged: p2p alternative finance coronavirus news equity crowdfunding


Coronavirus Loan Applications Exceed One Million

Coronavirus Loan Applications Exceed One Million

Posted 3 days ago


More than one million businesses have applied for a Government-backed loan to help navigate the economic impacts of the pandemic. Meanwhile UK businesses have furloughed nearly nine million jobs, u..

Tagged: sme coronavirus news equity crowdfunding alternative finance


Only 45% of Eligible Businesses Able to Apply for Bounce Back Loans

Only 45% of Eligible Businesses Able to Apply for Bounce Back Loans

Posted 3 days ago


New research has found that only 45% of businesses eligible under the scheme have been able to successfully apply for a Bounce Back Loan. According to risk assessment experts protecting.co.uk, the l..

Tagged: sme coronavirus news alternative finance


Chancellor Rishi Sunak Expands The Future Fund

Chancellor Rishi Sunak Expands The Future Fund

Posted 3 days ago


In a widely anticipated move, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has expanded the Future Fund to accommodate businesses that contribute significantly to the UK economy, but do not have thei..

Tagged: coronavirus equity crowdfunding news sme


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

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

Posted 8 days 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..

Tagged: sme coronavirus entrepreneur news


Future Fund Almost Out Of Money After Just A Month

Future Fund Almost Out Of Money After Just A Month

Posted 10 days ago


Less than a month after opening for applications, the government’s widely anticipated scheme for supporting startups struggling to navigate the economic impact of the pandemic, has nearly run ..

Tagged: coronavirus sme future fund news


How Are Each Of The Coronavirus Business Loan Schemes Performing?

How Are Each Of The Coronavirus Business Loan Schemes Performing?

Posted 14 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..

Tagged: news sme coronavirus business loan entrepreneur


Which Countries Are Spending The Most On Coronavirus?

Which Countries Are Spending The Most On Coronavirus?

Posted 17 days ago


Coronavirus has afflicted populations across the world. From small businesses shutting down, to mass unemployment, various nations have been prompted to introduce far reaching rescue packages in an ..

Tagged: coronavirus entrepreneur news


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 20 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. ..

Tagged: news coronavirus cbils bbls P2P alternative finance


What Does The New Furlough Scheme Mean For You?

What Does The New Furlough Scheme Mean For You?

Posted 20 days ago


In a widely anticipated move, the Chancellor will now allow workers who were furloughed under the Job Retention Scheme to return to work on July 1 on a part-time basis while still having their pay s..

Tagged: coronavirus business entrepreneurs news sme finance


Top Tips For Reopening Your Business After Covid-19

Top Tips For Reopening Your Business After Covid-19

Posted 21 days ago


With non-essential shops and retailers having reopened on June 15, business as usual may look very different after the coronavirus pandemic. By July, the government would like to see remaining small..

Tagged: coronavirus news business sme entrepreneur


Over £22bn Worth Of Coronavirus Loans Approved

Over £22bn Worth Of Coronavirus Loans Approved

Posted 2 months ago


To date (21st May, 2020), emergency government support schemes have channelled over £22bn in total to 505,043 businesses, new data has revealed. This is an increase from £14bn to 300,00..

Tagged: News CBILS Bounce Back Loan Covid-19


What Is The Term Funding Scheme, And Why Is It So Important To Extend It To P2P Lenders?

What Is The Term Funding Scheme, And Why Is It So Important To Extend It To P2P Lenders?

Posted 2 months ago


While much attention has been paid to the debate surrounding the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, very little focus has been paid to other lending support options. One of these is the ..

Tagged: News P2P Lending Bank of England


Fintechs Could Lose £1bn Worth Of Investment As A Result Of Covid-19

Fintechs Could Lose £1bn Worth Of Investment As A Result Of Covid-19

Posted 2 months ago


Research from TechUK and Qadre has revealed that 68 percent of Fintech founders have reported missing out on crucial funding rounds as a result of coronavirus. The report ‘Making Fintech work ..

Tagged: News Fintech Covid-19


What Government Schemes Are Currently Open To P2P Lenders?

What Government Schemes Are Currently Open To P2P Lenders?

Posted 2 months ago


It's been almost three months since the Chancellor unveiled the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) - the first of a range of schemes designed to support small businesses strugglin..

Tagged: News CBILS Covid-19 Funding Circle Assetz Capital Market Finance P2P


P2P Platform Market Finance Is Approved For CBILS

P2P Platform Market Finance Is Approved For CBILS

Posted 2 months ago


MarketFinance has become the latest alternative lender to be approved under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). The CBILS is designed to support businesses that are losing re..

Tagged: News P2P Market Finance CBILS Covid-19


When Does The Coronavirus Furlough Scheme End?

When Does The Coronavirus Furlough Scheme End?

Posted 2 months ago


The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has extended the Job Retention Scheme until October 2020. There are currently 6.3 million people having up to 80% of their salaries paid by the government under the furlo..

Tagged: News Covid-19


Over 50% Of CBILS Applications Approved

Over 50% Of CBILS Applications Approved

Posted 2 months ago


According to UK Finance data, over 50 percent of applications for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) have now been approved by lenders. The scheme provides financial support ..

Tagged: News Covid-19 CBILS


Government Could Expand Future Fund To Include EIS Tax Relief

Government Could Expand Future Fund To Include EIS Tax Relief

Posted 2 months ago


It is being reported that the government’s support package for startups could be amended to incentivise private investors to invest in small businesses alongside the government with the prospe..

Tagged: News EIS SEIS Future Fund Covid-19


How Well Is CBILS Performing?

How Well Is CBILS Performing?

Posted 2 months ago


Since its launch on 27th March, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme has been amended a number of times to account for a number of businesses that fell through the net. With the scheme..

Tagged: News Covid-19 Small Business CBILS


Small Businesses Could Miss Out On Bounce-Back Loans

Small Businesses Could Miss Out On Bounce-Back Loans

Posted 2 months ago


With only eight banking groups having been authorised to handle applications for the government’s new 100% bounce-back loan scheme, there are now fears that many small businesses could fail to..

Tagged: News Bounce Back Loan Suren Thiru Covid-19


Government Will Postpone Business Rates Revaluation

Government Will Postpone Business Rates Revaluation

Posted 2 months ago


A revaluation of business rates will no longer take place in 2021 to help reduce uncertainty for firms affected by the impacts of coronavirus, Communities Secretary Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP has anno..

Tagged: News Business Rates Covid-19


Everything You Need To Know When Applying For the Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS)

Everything You Need To Know When Applying For the Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS)

Posted 2 months ago


Earlier this week the government announced that the Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) had opened for applications. In light of the immense struggle of some businesses to access CBILS, NextF..

Tagged: News Bounce Back Loan Covid-19


Over 100,000 Firms Apply For Loans Under Bounce Bank Scheme

Over 100,000 Firms Apply For Loans Under Bounce Bank Scheme

Posted 2 months ago


It has been reported that more than 100,000 of Britain’s micro businesses have applied for the government’s Bounce Back Loan Scheme on its first day. Offering the smallest companies loa..

Tagged: News Bounce Back Loan Small Business Covid-19


P2P Platform Assetz Capital Is Approved for CBILS

P2P Platform Assetz Capital Is Approved for CBILS

Posted 2 months ago


The peer-to-peer (P2P) property platform Assetz Capital has become the second of its kind to be accredited by the British Business Banks to issue loans under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Lo..

Tagged: News Assetz Capital CBILS


NextFin Interviews Sunil Shah, The 2019 Business Angel of The Year

NextFin Interviews Sunil Shah, The 2019 Business Angel of The Year

Posted 2 months ago


What makes the perfect pitch? What do investors look for in a business? These are questions that will cross the minds of any entrepreneur, and ones that, if approached properly can make the differen..

Tagged: News Angel Investor EIS Covid-19 Sunil Shah


CBILS approvals by banks remain below 50%

CBILS approvals by banks remain below 50%

Posted 2 months ago


Banks continue to approve fewer than half of applications for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), as total lending reached more than £4.1bn under the scheme this week. ..

Tagged: News CBILS Covid-19 Funding Circle Assetz Capital Folk2Folk P2P


How To Mitigate The Impact of Covid-19 Through Payment Holidays

How To Mitigate The Impact of Covid-19 Through Payment Holidays

Posted 2 months ago


Loan payment holidays are the most common mitigation measure being used by small businesses to help sustain cash flow during the pandemic, a new survey has found. Research from Purbeck Insurance Se..

Tagged: News Loans CBILS


Covid-19 Loans Provide Just 2% Of Cash Needed To Cover Unpaid Bills - CBILS Needs Expanding

Covid-19 Loans Provide Just 2% Of Cash Needed To Cover Unpaid Bills - CBILS Needs Expanding

Posted 2 months ago


It has been revealed that the £2.8bn worth of funding set aside for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) accounts for only 2% of the £218.8bn currently due to SMEs i..

Tagged: News CBILS Covid-19


Four More Lenders Approved Under CBILS. But Again, Not One Is A P2P Lender

Four More Lenders Approved Under CBILS. But Again, Not One Is A P2P Lender

Posted 2 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy The British Business Bank has approved four new lenders for accreditation under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).  The lend..

Tagged: News CBILS P2P lending Money & Co


Government Introduces 100% Backed Loans For Small Businesses

Government Introduces 100% Backed Loans For Small Businesses

Posted 2 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Small businesses struggling to mitigate the economic impacts of Covid-19 will now be able to apply for a 100 percent government-backed loan between £..

Tagged: News Covid-19 Small Business


Government Considering 100% Guarantee on Coronavirus Loans

Government Considering 100% Guarantee on Coronavirus Loans

Posted 2 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Chancellor Rishi Sunak is considering whether to offer 100 percent guarantees on loans to Britain’s smallest businesses, after coming under sustaine..

Tagged: News CBILS Covid-19


Less than half of CBILS applications have been approved

Less than half of CBILS applications have been approved

Posted 2 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Less than half of loan applications under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Scheme (CBILS) have been approved so far, according to figures. Data from..

Tagged: News Covid-19 CBILS


More Than £6bn Of Coronavirus Grants Given To Businesses

More Than £6bn Of Coronavirus Grants Given To Businesses

Posted 2 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Small- and medium-sized businesses have received £6.1 of the £12bn worth of emergency grants made available by the government to enable them t..

Tagged: News Covid-19 Grants


What Grants Are On Offer For Small Businesses Seeking Funding?

What Grants Are On Offer For Small Businesses Seeking Funding?

Posted 2 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Securing grants for your business or start-up is a challenge - but there is help available. To help you make the best choice, NextFin has compiled a list ..

Tagged: News Covid-19 SEIS Grants


How Offering CBILS Through IFISAs Can Help Small Businesses Impacted By Covid-19

How Offering CBILS Through IFISAs Can Help Small Businesses Impacted By Covid-19

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Already, NextFin has suggested a number of ways the government can utilise innovative schemes to protect those businesses most at risk from the economic i..

Tagged: News IFISA CBILS Money & Co P2P Covid-19


It's Time The Government Recognised The Benefits of Allowing Fintechs To Provide CBILS

It's Time The Government Recognised The Benefits of Allowing Fintechs To Provide CBILS

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy  With less than 6,022 loans under CBILS approved last week, NextFin is one of many voices calling on the government to urgently approve fintechs to g..

Tagged: News P2P CBILS


Nearly 140,000 Companies Apply For Government's Job Retention Scheme - But Could Employees Still Be Working?

Nearly 140,000 Companies Apply For Government's Job Retention Scheme - But Could Employees Still Be Working?

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Over 140,000 companies employing around 1 million workers have applied to the government’s Employment Retention Scheme since going live on Monday. ..

Tagged: News


Government Announces £1.25bn Package to Support Start-Ups

Government Announces £1.25bn Package to Support Start-Ups

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy The government has announced £1.25bn worth of funds to help support start-ups that are not eligible for the current coronavirus economic relief sche..

Tagged: News EIS SEIS CBILS


How Has The Chinese Economy Reacted To Coronavirus?

How Has The Chinese Economy Reacted To Coronavirus?

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Oliver Murphy & Susie Gao The outbreak of coronavirus in China and the subsequent lockdown has had a significant impact on the tourism, retail and aviation industry. Take Xibei, for..

Tagged: News


Funding Circle Accredited By British Business Bank And Are Now Offering Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans (CBILS)

Funding Circle Accredited By British Business Bank And Are Now Offering Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans (CBILS)

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Funding Circle can now offer CBILS after becoming the first marketplace lender (P2P) platform to be approved for accreditation by the British Business Ban..

Tagged: News P2P CBILS Funding Circle


Mobilising Private Investor’s Assets To Fund Small Businesses

Mobilising Private Investor’s Assets To Fund Small Businesses

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Now, along with the Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA), and the P2P industry, we are calling on the government to embrace new proposals to co..

Tagged: News EIS SEIS P2P


P2P Platform Lendy Granted Three-Year Extension To Administration

P2P Platform Lendy Granted Three-Year Extension To Administration

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy The peer-to-peer property lender Lendy is to remain in administration, after being granted an extension of an additional three years. In a letter seen by..

Tagged: News P2P


Funding Circle Gets Approved For Coronavirus Scheme in America - But Still No Approval In The UK

Funding Circle Gets Approved For Coronavirus Scheme in America - But Still No Approval In The UK

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bight & Oliver Murphy The peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle has received approval for the US scheme to provide funding to small businesses impacted by the economic implications..

Tagged: News P2P Funding Circle


Up To A Million Small Businesses Face Going Under As Many Continue Struggling To Access CBILS

Up To A Million Small Businesses Face Going Under As Many Continue Struggling To Access CBILS

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy According to a Corporate Finance Network Report, 800,000 to 1 million small UK businesses cannot access CBILS. The Network, which is working with 13,000 b..

Tagged: News CBILS


Covid-19: Treasury Expected To Announce Measures To Support Start-ups

Covid-19: Treasury Expected To Announce Measures To Support Start-ups

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy The Treasury is expected to announce a “rescue package” that could involve private investors and the British Business Bank in an effort to sup..

Tagged: News Crowdcube


UK Economy Could Suffer 2 Million Job Losses - It's Time For The Government To Embrace Alternative Finance Now

UK Economy Could Suffer 2 Million Job Losses - It's Time For The Government To Embrace Alternative Finance Now

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) issued a dire warning yesterday, suggesting Britain’s economy could shrink by 35% by spring in an assessm..

Tagged: News


Calls For Greater Transparency On Performance of Coronavirus Economic Support Schemes

Calls For Greater Transparency On Performance of Coronavirus Economic Support Schemes

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy The Labour Party has called for what it calls “much greater transparency” on the implementation of and effectiveness of the government’s..

Tagged: News P2P EIS SEIS


Zopa To Stop High Risk Lending In Response to Coronavirus

Zopa To Stop High Risk Lending In Response to Coronavirus

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy The P2P lender, Zopa, has announced it will stop lending to borrowers in higher risk bands in response to the coronavirus.  In an email originally s..

Tagged: News P2P


None of the British Business Bank's Four New Approved Lenders are P2P

None of the British Business Bank's Four New Approved Lenders are P2P

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy  Some two weeks ago, NextFin reported on how Peer-to-Peer lenders, JustUs and Assetz Capital had applied to become accredited lenders of the governme..

Tagged: News P2P


Could Equity Crowdfunding Offer  A Lifeline For Small Businesses?

Could Equity Crowdfunding Offer A Lifeline For Small Businesses?

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Coronavirus poses an existential threat to small businesses in the UK. As Nextfin has reported, while the expansion of the Chancellor’s re..

Tagged: P2P Crowdfunding News MarketFinance


How Are P2P Platforms Reacting To Coronavirus?

How Are P2P Platforms Reacting To Coronavirus?

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy The Peer-to-Peer (P2P) industry faces a challenging time ahead. With a brewing economic downturn in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many lenders are..

Tagged: News P2P


Is Coronavirus Having An Impact on Equity Crowdfunding?

Is Coronavirus Having An Impact on Equity Crowdfunding?

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy  Given the unprecedented economic impacts of Coronavirus, we at NextFin would like to provide our customers and partners with an update on how the eq..

Tagged: News EIS SEIS Equity Crowdfunding Seedrs


Who Exactly Can Qualify for the Government's CBILS?

Who Exactly Can Qualify for the Government's CBILS?

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Two weeks ago, the Chancellor unveiled what has been described as an “unprecedented” support package for UK business. Part of this was the int..

Tagged: News Loans Start-ups


9 out of 10 Early Stage Businesses Could Fail - The Government Needs to Raise The SEIS and EIS

9 out of 10 Early Stage Businesses Could Fail - The Government Needs to Raise The SEIS and EIS

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy  There is no doubt that coronavirus has had, and will continue to have, a significant impact on the whole of UK business. However, a recent survey has ..

Tagged: News Start-ups Tax Entrepreneurs


What Do The Changes To CBILS Actually Mean For Businesses?

What Do The Changes To CBILS Actually Mean For Businesses?

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Last week, after sustained criticism, the Chancellor overhauled the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme to make it easier for businesses struggl..

Tagged: News Loans Start-ups Assetz Capital MarketFinance


Lobbyists Call For Funding Package To Protect Start-Ups

Lobbyists Call For Funding Package To Protect Start-Ups

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy Tech Start-ups could be “wiped out” without a government bailout. That’s the verdict of seven of the UK’s leading tech industry lobb..

Tagged: News EIS SEIS Start-ups


Nextfin Comments On The Save Our Startups' Campaign, CBILS and The Self Employed

Nextfin Comments On The Save Our Startups' Campaign, CBILS and The Self Employed

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy In response to the financial risks posed by Covid-19, co-founder of Crowdcube Luke Lang has announced a new campaign aimed at helping entrepreneurs struggli..

Tagged: News Entrepreneurs


Open Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak

Open Letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak

Posted 3 months ago


The Rt. Hon Rishi Sunak MP Chancellor of the Exchequer 11 Downing Street London SW1A 2AA United Kingdom   1 April 2020   The Government must take urgent action to protect jobs and..

Tagged: News Tax Peer-to-Peer


Businesses Struggling To Access Coronavirus Loans

Businesses Struggling To Access Coronavirus Loans

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright & Oliver Murphy  Despite being introduced over a week ago, NextFin has learnt that a number of businesses are struggling to secure government loans to support them thr..

Tagged: News Business


Restrictions For P2P Lending To Be Lifted From Government’s Coronavirus Loan

Restrictions For P2P Lending To Be Lifted From Government’s Coronavirus Loan

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright, CEO of NextFin & Oliver Murphy In a previous article, we discussed four ways in which the government could stimulate the economy and protect jobs. One such way was to exte..

Tagged: News Peer-to-Peer


Four Things The Government Can Do To Stimulate The Economy And Protect Jobs

Four Things The Government Can Do To Stimulate The Economy And Protect Jobs

Posted 3 months ago


The Chancellor’s relief package has been heralded as a ‘lifeline’ by many businesses. Yet, for many small limited companies desperate to mitigate the effects of coronavirus, it doe..

Tagged: News EIS SEIS


How Raising SEIS and EIS Allowance Could Stimulate Private Equity Investment Into Early Stage Businesses

How Raising SEIS and EIS Allowance Could Stimulate Private Equity Investment Into Early Stage Businesses

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright and Oliver Murphy  The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) with the support of NextFin is lobbying H.M Treasury for significant short term changes to the EIS a..

Tagged: News EIS SEIS


Rishi Sunak’s Self-Employed Relief Package Excludes 2 Million People

Rishi Sunak’s Self-Employed Relief Package Excludes 2 Million People

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright, CEO NextFin In a recent article for The London Economic, CEO of Nextfin Sacha Bright was approached to comment on the measures Chancellor Rishi Sunak had implemented and how t..

Tagged: News Entrepreneurs


Government’s Job Retention Scheme Does Not Cover Owner-Managers

Government’s Job Retention Scheme Does Not Cover Owner-Managers

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright and Oliver Murphy  The Government has now published further details on the Job Retention Scheme which was announced amongst a raft of measures to support businesses throug..

Tagged: News Entrepreneurs


Government’s Coronavirus Support For Self-Employed Excludes Small Limited Companies

Government’s Coronavirus Support For Self-Employed Excludes Small Limited Companies

Posted 3 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright, CEO NextFin Despite what Chancellor Rishi Sunak has heralded as a “very generous scheme” for the self-employed, this latest government stimulus package appears to ..

Tagged: News Entrepreneurs


Government scheme to help business is much too slow and bureaucratic – SMEs will go bust

Government scheme to help business is much too slow and bureaucratic – SMEs will go bust

Posted 3 months ago


Sacha Bright, CEO of NextFin discusses with Maggie Pagano of Reaction Life on how the Government scheme Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBIL) needs to be implemented quickly to avoid thousan..

Tagged: News Entrepreneurs


Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans

Posted 4 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright, CEO NextFin An entrepreneurs view. Are they fit for purpose? The Coronavirus Business Interruption Scheme (CBILS) if supported by the Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG..

Tagged: News Entrepreneurs


Covid-19 Advice and Tips for Businesses

Covid-19 Advice and Tips for Businesses

Posted 4 months ago


Advice and Tips to save your business during the Coronavirus epidemic How you and your business can survive the Coronavirus outbreak The guide to help your business stay afloat in these difficult..

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Entrepreneurs Relief Cut for Lifetime business owners

Entrepreneurs Relief Cut for Lifetime business owners

Posted 4 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright, CEO What does the Entrepreneurs' Relief cut mean to business owners and could this stifle enterprise? Entrepreneurs' Relief is getting cut to £1M from £10M. ..

Tagged: Tax Entrepreneur News


Business rates cuts and £3000 cash for small businesses

Business rates cuts and £3000 cash for small businesses

Posted 4 months ago


Author: Sacha Bright, CEO Sacha Bright comments on the Budget 2020, Wednesday 11th March Business rates cut to small business retailer  So, it takes a virus to get the government to unde..

Tagged: Tax News Bank


Entrepreneurs' Relief Cut: The Important Facts

Entrepreneurs' Relief Cut: The Important Facts

Posted 4 months ago


Author: Stephen Hazell-Smith, Chairman of NextFin (Twitter: @thecitygrump) You will probably have seen that those think tanks, The Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Resolution Foundation,..

Tagged: Entrepreneurs news tax


Entrepreneurs' Relief Cut

Entrepreneurs' Relief Cut

Posted 5 months ago


Author: Stephen Hazell-Smith, Chairman of NextFin Does our Chancellor and the Treasury understand capital formation for entrepreneurs? Entrepreneurs’ Relief has been spotlighted by the Insti..

Tagged: Entrepreneurs News


How Boris’ manifesto affects start-ups

How Boris’ manifesto affects start-ups

Posted 7 months ago


Boris Johnson has promised good regulation and support for British businesses, a £3Bn National Skills Fund, pledged to keep corporation tax at 19%, increase R&D tax credits and continue to..

Tagged: FCA News SEIS


Banks cutting local ties is better news for businesses than it may first appear

Posted 3 years ago


Last week the Guardian reported that RBS was cutting jobs in its small business loans department and outsourcing work to India. These cuts follow the closure of 158 branches last year and represent ..

Tagged: banks cutting local ties P2P peer to peer RBS good news for businesses


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