Open banking – an introduction

  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).

Apply for business finance online – a user guide

Does the thought of spending hours applying for finance fill you with dread? Would you rather be running your business rather than pushing paper? At BIZL we understand your pain, which is why we have built a really easy platform that means you can apply to 20+ lenders in just 5 minutes.

Support for businesses affected by Carillion collapse

The collapse of construction giant Carillion has impacted upon thousands of small business suppliers and sub-contractors. This week’s news that Carillion has gone into liquidation will have an immediate impact upon suppliers who are owed money or who are currently working on Carillion projects. It will undoubtedly mean impairments for those small businesses, but more […]

Christmas cashflow – 5 tips for small businesses

  It’s not many more ‘sleeps’ until Christmas, and at the top of every business’ Christmas list should be healthy cashflow!   With the festive season well underway we look at: * why it can be a challenging time for SMEs * the negative impact the coming weeks can have on cashflow * our 5 […]

Which businesses can compare finance options online?

  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.  

7 ways to find business finance like a pro

How to find the best business finance

So what can small business owners do to get a better deal? Here we let you into 7 top insider tips from a former NatWest business banking Director and BIZL’s founder, Josh Greenway.

Our lenders – from High Street to alternative finance

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.