Small business owners tend to be ambitious for growth, but this costs money and deciding on the best way to fund expansion requires careful planning. Here we take a look at the pros and cons of using savings versus raising external finance.
Invoice finance is one of the most flexible finance products for UK businesses today. This articles explains exactly what it is, what the benefits are and why it is so popular.
The longer a business is established the more common it is that external finance has been used along the way to fund growth. Often entrepreneurs will have used a variety of finance products to get the business from A to B. In this article we explore whether consolidating multiple smaller debts into one larger […]
With interest rates remaining low, there has never been a better time to take out a loan. Entrepreneurs and business owners can get the cash injection they need to either get their new business off the ground or take it to the next level of development, with highly affordable repayment terms.
Yes, it’s inevitable that businesses have to meet their tax and VAT obligations, but it is a familiar feeling for business owners in January and April when there simply isn’t enough cash in the coffers to settle their tax bill.
What is Open Banking? Open Banking is a set of software standards and industry guidelines that aims to drive competition and innovation in UK retail and business banking. Good news for small businesses and consumers! It is governed by the Competitions & Markets Authority (CMA).
Saturday 2nd December 2017 marked Small Business Saturday’s 5th birthday in the UK, and local authorities, small business organisations and the public offered huge support, reaffirming its importance as a key day for retailers in the run up to Christmas.
BIZL is a business finance comparison platform on a mission to transform the market by putting small businesses in control when raising finance. In this blog we discuss three areas, i) what businesses BIZL works with; ii) what sectors BIZL supports; and iii) how BIZL can help your business.
Our Head of Funding, Lewis Stuart, introduces himself and our panel of lenders “As Head of Funding here at BIZL I am responsible for all new applications from the moment they are received by our team through to that key introduction between the customer and lender.