Alternative finance

First-time home buyers are turning to increasingly unusual and, in some cases, desperate measures in order to [...]

18 April 2018
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Payments giant Worldpay has announced it will be extending its Business Finance scheme, which could help over [...]

5 April 2018
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Small businesses just want to be understood by their finance provider. And distressed businesses are those most [...]

27 February 2018
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Arbuthnot Latham, the historic City private bank, has poached a managing director from Shawbrook Bank to run its [...]

26 February 2018
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Smaller British businesses are increasingly wary of bank borrowing even if it means forgoing growth, according [...]

20 February 2018
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The recent committee hearings on Carillion’s collapse have highlighted once again how crucial access to finance [...]

19 February 2018
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The UK has helped to prompt a boom in European crowdfunding and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, according to new [...]

22 January 2018
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Guy Hands, the private equity personality and founder of Terra Firma, has diluted ownership in his firm by taking [...]

9 January 2018
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The UK’s largest provider of pay-as-you-go motor insurance, Tempcover, has been bought out by its bosses for [...]

2 January 2018
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The prospect of Brexit threatens to cause serious damage to the UK’s financial services industry. [...]

15 November 2017
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There's a lot we can learn from our closest relatives. And no, I’m not talking about human relatives. I’m [...]

2 November 2017
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Today marks the end of the first year of the bank referral scheme. [...]

1 November 2017
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Neil Woodford-backed Ratesetter has become the last of the big peer-to-peer lenders to be given the green light by [...]

17 October 2017
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Every year, tens of thousands of small businesses see their loan applications refused by the big banks. [...]

16 October 2017
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Zopa is partnering with a building society to offer its loans as it seeks to add more borrowers to the platform. [...]

2 October 2017
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