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Gaining access to funding can be challenging for SMEs, especially those with a short trading history, lack of security or less-than-perfect credit history. Fortunately, alternative finance provisions are changing the narrative. Find out why now’s the perfect time for your accountancy firm to adopt the role of funding advisor for your clients.

Apr 14, 2021

Recovery and growth for your SME clients - The Recovery Loan Scheme vs. Alt-Fi products

The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) launched on 6 April 2021. Designed as a follow-up to the CBILS, CLBILS and BBLS, which all closed on 31 March, it provides businesses with access to the finance they need during the nation’s post-lockdown period of recovery.

Apr 7, 2021

How can your SME clients leverage alternative finance?

It’s never been more critical for businesses to have easy access to the right type of funding. COVID-19 has forced many businesses to pivot or close their doors until lockdown is lifted. However, for others, the situation has led to a significant increase in customer demand.

Mar 4, 2021

How to help your clients grow their businesses in a post-Brexit economy

Despite the uncertainty and disruption of 2020, the UK ranked 4th in the Global Innovation Index 2020 and continues to be one of the most entrepreneurial countries in the world. Covid-related redundancies are compelling individuals to set up businesses of their own, and the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) has created more clarity around what the new trading relationship between the UK and EU will look like moving forward.

Jan 28, 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

Supporting your clients with Funding Options: webinar overview

Our Head of Advisory Partnerships Katie Ball and Head of Sales Ryan Hyde-Smith took to Funding Options’ virtual stage recently to talk about market trends and how we work with our introducers. The webinar is intended for existing and prospective introducers, as well as anyone interested in the market and how we operate.

Sep 8, 2020

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