33,000 new loans for small businesses

An £884 million loan scheme for new businesses is to be greatly expanded, delivering much needed finance to the UK’s array of innovative start-ups, the Business Secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg has announced. The Business Secretary has widened eligibility of Start Up Loans scheme to businesses trading for up to 3 years.   Click to Read Article

Mini Budget – what it means for small businesses

A mini Budget is taking place on Friday September 23. Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng is expected to make an announcement to give emergency help on the cost of living – and the cost of doing business – crises. Click to Read Article

Digital platforms top traditional banks on service

Digital banking platforms are still relatively new to the market but are gaining the trust of small and medium-sized businesses. SME survey results show that digital banking platforms continue to outperform their high street counterparts when it comes to service.   Click to Read Article

How the new Recovery Loan Scheme works

The Recovery Loan Scheme, which offers a government guarantee for small business lending, has been extended for another two years. How does it work? Click to Read Article

Shopify Unlocks Augmented Reality for Small Retailers

Shopify has made a few strategic plays over the past couple of months that have started to unlock the potential of augmented reality (AR) for small e-commerce businesses. in June last year, they quietly acquired Primer, an augmented reality startup that specialized in interior design visualization. This news comes on the heels of several announcements […]