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What are the 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.

17 Jun 2021


Why is Funding Options embracing hybrid working?

A growing number of businesses are embracing hybrid working, where employees divide their time between working in the office and remotely. Our IT Manager, Nourhan Elshenawi, explains why she thinks this approach will work for our organisation.

15 Jun 2021

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How can businesses prepare for the summer reopening?

Although scientists advising the government are calling for the lifting of lockdown restrictions to be delayed, Step 4 of the roadmap is currently still set to happen on 21 June. Regardless of the exact date, what can businesses do to prepare?

7 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.

2 Jun 2021

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What it's like to work in product design at Funding Options

At Funding Options, we work collaboratively to make funding more accessible for business owners. Designing our Funding Cloud platform has been particularly exciting, and we’re continuing to refine and improve it as we speak.

1 Jun 2021

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Recovery and reform: The post Covid-19 lending landscape webinar

On the 27 May 2021, our Head of Sales Ryan Hyde-Smith and Head of Advisory Thomas Boyd hosted a webinar in partnership with the IFA to discuss the post Covid-19 recovery and the reform to the lending landscape.

27 May 2021

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Recovery Loan Scheme mythbuster – 5 myths debunked

The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) is the latest iteration of government-supported business lending. In this article, we uncover some of the myths surrounding the RLS and share what we know so far about the scheme.

26 May 2021

Funding Cloud

How is Funding Cloud solving problems for customers?

As a business owner, where do you go to find out what business finance is available to you? Lots of businesses use our free platform to find funding quickly. Now, Funding Cloud is making the process even faster. But what is it, exactly? Our CTO, Aleks Kudić, explains all in our latest Q&A.

25 May 2021


June and the return to “normal” – what it means for businesses

With step three of England’s roadmap out of coronavirus lockdown restrictions in full swing, the business community is looking ahead with a sense of anticipation (and slight apprehension) to 21 June. Read on for a summary of what to expect and how securing the right business finance could help you to prepare for growth.

18 May 2021


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