Major breakthroughs have been made in the availability of lending and finance options to SMEs since lockdown.
On Saturday, 10th October, the world comes together to show support for mental health. It's important to know you are not alone, that there is help available & it is certainly not a taboo subject.
CBILS loan applications have been extended by eight weeks, to the end of November, plus repayment terms have been extended.
A stark warning has been issued to SMEs over the burden of unpaid invoices.
As one of the very few independent brokers in the UK, I wanted to take a moment to explain what this means to your business, and how important it actually is.
Small Business Commissioner Needs You!
Affected by late paying customers? Small Business Commission needs SMEs to contact them as part of a plan to tackle the problem.
Huge numbers of female entrepreneurs have been inspired during lockdown events to set up on their own, becoming SME business owners.
This week, 5th September, it is the annual International Day of Charity; an important date to raise awareness for charities, that during the pandemic, need our help more than ever before.
SME finance can be notoriously hard when arranged directly, businesses cite. And of course in the current pandemic SMEs are struggling even more. Yet, it's easy with our help!
More SMEs Will Need CBILS in Q3 To Survive Pandemic
However, rushed, panic applications result in errors leading to refusals for many SMEs.
Often, the solution to a complex finance problem will mean a multifaceted solution.
Only an experienced and independent broker is in a position to advise on this.
SMEs are placing vital importance on digital marketing to promote sales and brand awareness during the pandemic; with female lead SMEs faring better, through higher digital awareness, than their male counterparts.