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How can SMEs benefit from the super-deduction tax break?

The Government's super-deduction tax break is encouraging UK firms – including startups and SMEs – to invest in assets that will enable them to grow as we emerge from the lockdown. So, how does it work, and how can business owners fund their new purchases?

15 Mar 2021


Everything you need to know about the Recovery Loan Scheme

Rishi Sunak recently unveiled an investment-led budget designed to provide SMEs with financial support throughout the pandemic and beyond. The Recovery Loan Scheme is one of many measures set to enable UK businesses to prosper and grow.

10 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

Budget 2021

Budget 2021: What it means for SMEs

On March 3 2021, Rishi Sunak detailed the contents of his Budget in the House of Commons, including an additional £65bn of measures to help businesses mitigate the impact of COVID-19. So, what can SMEs expect in the coming months?

4 Mar 2021

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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.

4 Mar 2021

Women in Fintech

The Women in Fintech series: In conversation with Naomi Kander

Since discovering the world of Fintech, Naomi hasn’t looked back and is paving the way for others to join.

3 Mar 2021

Funding Options in at position 223  for the FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies 2021

Funding Options in at position 223 of the FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies 2021

The Financial Times today released their fifth annual list of Europe’s Top 1000 fastest growing companies. And, we’re delighted to have made the 2021 list with the FT1000 ranking Funding Options in at number 223.

2 Mar 2021


How to calculate business loan interest

By working out what your business loan interest payments will be, you’ll be making a more informed decision about whether you have the cash flow required to support your debt. Use our business loan calculator to figure out how much you’ll owe on top of the principal amount.

26 Feb 2021

Women in Fintech

The Women in Fintech series: In conversation with Nourhan Elshenawi

Nourhan’s role model inspired her to go beyond social expectations and excel within the fintech sector.

25 Feb 2021


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