alternative finance

We all know that without sufficient working capital, small businesses can struggle to sustain and fuel growth and therefore more needs to be done to improve access

Have you had any clients use fundraising website Kickstarter to get a business off the ground? Or have you used it for your own business project?


Sage and peer-to-peer business lender MarketInvoice have launched a new partnership to help small-and-medium-sized businesses receive finance with “just a few clic

Robert Lovell provides a round-up of developments throughout 2014 in the alternative finance market.


In spite of encouraging economic signals, banks remain cautious on business lending.

More than two thirds of survey respondents so far say they are familiar with the concept of asset based lending (ABL).

Alternative finance platform MarketInvoice has partnered up with Xero, promising to give users access to finance for ind


The government will introduce new legislation forcing high street banks to refer rejected small businesses to alternative finance providers and a new wave of chall


A website that allows small to medium sized businesses to compare accounts and products of over 70 UK banks has recently been launched. 

According to turnaround expert Mike Smith from Jamieson Smith & Co the alternative finance market has stepped in to fill gaps left by banks.