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Using a CBILS loan to facilitate continued growth

Funding Options helped Greg Simkin access a CBILS facility when he required speedy funding to support his firm’s growth during the pandemic.

Jan 25, 2021

A guide to getting a small business loan

Gone are the days of having to go to your business bank for small business loans. As well as the usual high street institutions, there are many newer, more flexible lenders out there today who may be able to better facilitate your business finance needs.

Jan 22, 2021

Supporting your clients through a 2021 recovery - webinar

On the 13th January 2021, our Head of Sales Ryan Hyde-Smith and Advisory Partnerships Manager Luke Bowmar hosted a webinar in conjunction with the IFA to discuss the impact Covid-19 has had on the current lending market. The webinar also covered how we can support your clients through a 2021 recovery as well as how we work with our introducers.

Jan 18, 2021

Government offers businesses new grants to survive lockdown

One-off grants worth up to £9,000 will be available for businesses in retail, hospitality and leisure to help them stay afloat until spring 2021, the Chancellor has announced.

Jan 5, 2021

Can I apply for a second CBILS loan?

On December 17th 2020 Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is being extended to the end of March 2021. Previously, the deadline was set to the end of January.

Jan 4, 2021

Financial resolutions for 2021

As we approach 2021, it's worth reflecting on the highs and lows of 2020 so we can begin making plans to start the New Year with our best foot forward. It’s been a long year, so to make the planning process a little easier we've put together a list of financial resolutions to consider for 2021.

Dec 21, 2020

Coronavirus emergency loan schemes to be extended to end of March 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak plans to extend the government-guaranteed emergency loan schemes and furlough scheme to provide further financial help to UK businesses impacted by the pandemic.

Dec 18, 2020

What are the features and benefits of a revolving loan?

If you’re looking for a flexible type of finance, a revolving loan (or revolving credit facility) could be the right solution for you. This alternative type of business finance allows you to withdraw money as and when your business needs it. Revolving finance can help you to alleviate cash flow challenges and invest in its future.

Nov 13, 2020

How a CBILS loan helped Rhodsac Care Home to continue to support residents

Irene got in touch with Funding Options when she needed funding to stay afloat and provide residents with the care they need during Coronavirus.

Nov 10, 2020

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