Cash Flow Problems

Cash Flow Problems

On the surface, managing the finances of a small business should be easy. You put money into one end, and money comes out of the other. And as long as the amount coming out is bigger than the amount you’re putting in, you’re succeeding. When it’s put...
Are you looking to Finance a Business Acquisition?

Are you looking to Finance a Business Acquisition?

Once you’ve identified the business or concern you wish to acquire you now need to finance it! This is where the help of an experienced funding broker is invaluable. Your time is precious, can you really afford to waste it? No matter how well versed you are with...
Costs of Apprenticeships – Viable or not?

Costs of Apprenticeships – Viable or not?

Last week the Federation of Small Businesses released a report called “Fit for the future: making the apprenticeship system work for small businesses”, with the aim of influencing the forthcoming government spending review. The report outlines serious concerns that...
Finding the Right Funding, Right Now.

Finding the Right Funding, Right Now.

At some point during their trading existence, most companies will require, or would benefit from, additional finance. Not all of them will apply for it – nor should they – but its important and reassuring to know that finance is available. This is an important...
SMEs, Hiring and the Current Business Environment

SMEs, Hiring and the Current Business Environment

With SMEs employing over 16 million people in the UK, according to the Federation of Small Businesses, they now account for over half the country’s working population. This means that their importance to the UK economy cannot be overstated. Their strategies and...
Small Business News – Cyber Security

Small Business News – Cyber Security

Outside of Brexit, cyber security has been dominating the news in regards to small businesses this month. A few thoughts… Imagine you had a building full of incredibly valuable documents. In fact, imagine your entire business depended on the safety of these documents....
Are YOU Looking for Funding to Buy a Business?

Are YOU Looking for Funding to Buy a Business?

At SME funding Ltd we pride ourselves that, as a general guide, if you need to borrow money then we can probably help. We can usually find funding for any UK business including for the purchase of new companies. You can research and attempt to source the funding...
Small Businesses and Start-Ups: Merchant Cash Advances

Small Businesses and Start-Ups: Merchant Cash Advances

If you are running, or starting up a small or medium-sized enterprise, you will be aware that one of the most immediate and important challenges facing you will be acquiring funding. But it’s not as simple as just asking someone for some money – would that...
Start Up Loans and Funding for Small Businesses

Start Up Loans and Funding for Small Businesses

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) account for 99% of all businesses in the EU, making them a vital factor in the economy. An SME can be defined by either headcount or turnover, with less than 250 staff working for the company or less than 50 million euros...
Brexit, SMEs and Borrowing

Brexit, SMEs and Borrowing

Every time you log onto the internet, turn on your TV or open a newspaper, the one thing that’s inescapable is Brexit. And as we move ever closer to the March 29th deadline, we are all still none the wiser as to what will actually happen, no matter how many...