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The Extent Of The Impact Of Coronavirus On UK Businesses

The Extent Of The Impact Of Coronavirus On UK Businesses

Posted 2 months ago

There is no doubt that coronavirus poses one of the biggest challenges to the health of the UK economy. But to what extent? In this piece, we take a look at the latest data from the Office of Nation..

Tagged: Covid-19 UK Economy

What Effect Could “Brexit” Have on Investors & UK Growing Businesses?

Posted 4 years ago

“Brexit” is one of the biggest decisions that we are facing to date. The UK public have been given a huge choice in whether or not we stay in the EU, or decide to leave.  Many peopl..

Tagged: brexit eu uk hscbc simon wells ftse 100 economics investors invetsing sme's business growth isa ifisa's dollars pound exchange rate

UK Treasury Committee Express Concerns over Peer to Peer Lending

Posted 4 years ago

Recently the chairman of the UK Parliament Treasury Committee wrote to the head of the FCA and Andrew Bailey, Deputy Governor of the Bank of England for Prudential Regulation, expressing concerns ov..

Tagged: UK treasury government peer to peer p2p peer-to-peer loans p2p loans investing equity crowdfunding alternative finance fintech risk FCA Andrew Bailey Andrew Tyrie

Crowdfunding Response to US Interest Rate Hike

Posted 5 years ago

Business Agent, the first FCA approved Crowdfunding Aggregator has responded to the first US interest rate rise in a decade by pointing UK investors to crowd funding as a way to achieve a return on ..

Tagged: interest rates crowdfunding equity US UK

A Philosophy of Caution that Keeps the Fun in Equity Crowdfunding

Posted 6 years ago

  ‘If you’ve got £10,000, don’t invest in one start-up… …Put £100 into 100 start-ups!’A Philosophy of Caution that Keeps the Fun in Equity Cro..

Tagged: equity crowdfunding Seedrs Jeff Lynn UKCFA UK Crowdfunding Association Businessagent

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