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Home of our blog articles on topics that will inform and educate entrepreneurs on topics such as lending, green finance, tax and financial matters.

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Finance options for construction businesses in the UK

The construction industry is currently booming, enjoying the fastest growth rate in 7 years and it’s looking set to continue. Both commercial and residential building works have continued through a global pandemic and as demand increases, the industry remains one of the busiest in the UK. We explore the finance options available for construction businesses and some examples of how the funding can be used.

18 Jun 2021

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What is structured debt?

Structured debt looks at larger more complex business scenarios and finds a tailored solution specifically for the borrower to help finance their business. It offers a structured lending solution for businesses of all sizes, whether that's for business expansion plans, merging with other businesses, for commercial mortgages or for trade finance facilities.

3 Jun 2021

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5 types of property finance

Whether you’re looking for investment in a large-scale property development project, want to renovate a buy-to-let or even invest in a commercial office building, find out what types of property finance options are available in the market and which option may be right for your business’s needs.

17 May 2021

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Supporting businesses navigating a post-Brexit world

For some, the lingering impact of Brexit has made the idea of growing a business seem like an impossibility. For others, it's providing an opportunity to look beyond the EU to new international markets. Fortunately, there’s financial support out there for business owners looking to overcome cash flow challenges as well as those planning to scale in a post-Brexit world.

13 May 2021

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Fintech glossary: Key business finance terms explained

Our comprehensive A – Z of business finance is designed to help you understand the acronyms and terms you’ll come across as an SME owner. The finance sector is constantly evolving to meet the needs of business, with new terminology emerging every month. Bookmark this page to stay ahead of the curve!

5 May 2021

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Women in Fintech

The Women in Fintech series: In conversation with Akruti Amin

Akruti’s mentors helped her choose a path that wasn’t initially on her radar – one that would ultimately lead her to thrive in the Fintech industry.

22 Apr 2021

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The Women in Fintech series: In conversation with Bryony Morse

Bryony has become Funding Options’ Senior Finance Specialist despite once believing she "wouldn’t be successful in Finance".

6 Apr 2021

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What happens if I don’t have any funding options available to me?

It’s not uncommon for a business to apply for a loan only to find out they’re not eligible. If you’re facing this predicament, the good news is there are things you can do to make it easier to get business finance now or in the not-too-distant future.

30 Mar 2021

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International Women’s Day 2021 #ChooseToChallenge

The theme for International Women’s Day this year is #ChooseToChallenge, which focuses on the need to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. This year’s campaign also seeks to celebrate women's achievements, in order to help create a more inclusive world.

5 Mar 2021

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