Investigo article highlights CreditSquare

23 Jun 2014 · Björn Lindvall

CreditSquare is mentioned as a ‘notable example’ of the new breed of alternative lending broker in an interesting article by Investigo’s Chris Cleland. Chris defines the new class of broker as: …they can give borrowers access »

SME Infographic: Number of UK SMEs by Region 2012

02 Oct 2013 · Björn Lindvall

SME infographic data sources UK Government – “Business population estimates for the UK and regions 2012“ Business Insider  – “Survey suggests 40% of SME finance applications rejected” Albion Ventures – www.albion-ventures.co.uk

Alternative Lenders for SMEs – who are they?

17 Sep 2013 · Björn Lindvall

Almost half of small businesses in the UK are reported to have been turned down for bank loans according to a new survey by the Federation of Small Businesses (as reported by Harry Wilson in the Telegraph). Even »

SME Finance and Growth

04 Sep 2013 · Björn Lindvall

Yesterday, the Bank of England released the figures for how the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) had done over the past quarter. The overall net lending since the scheme begun is broadly flat from the »