How to finance working capital

Working capital finance can help release money tied up in invoices and other assets to help keep your business on the growth path. Funding Options CEO Conrad Ford explains

Bank overdrafts more expensive than payday loans

Borrowing money from your bank overdraft is more expensive than using payday loans, explains a report from consumer group Which?

Can an unsecured loan help your business grow?

Unsecured business loans are usually faster to get in place than secured loans, but how do you know if it's right for your business? Funding Options CEO Conrad Ford explains

What is invoice factoring?

Invoice factoring is a commonly used but often misunderstood type of business finance — what is factoring, and how does it work? Funding Options CEO Conrad Ford explains

How short term loans can keep your start-up afloat

A short term loan can keep you in the black, especially if you're dealing with late payments or are still in the process of establishing a solid credit history

How to raise growth finance

There are lots of things you could do to grow your business, and funding is one popular way to give your firm a boost. But how can you raise growth finance, and what can you use growth finance for? Funding Options CEO, Conrad Ford writes

Five signs you’re ready for business funding

Financial adviser, Elsa Caleb highlights the signs to look out for when assessing your need for additional funding

Beware the start-up bubble

​​Silicon Valley investors may dismiss the idea of a 'tech bubble', let alone of it bursting, but according to entrepreneur and investor Leon Emirali, today’s market conditions mirror those of the dot-com bubble

How to become a true market challenger

​Being a 'challenger' isn't about size; it's about mindset and methodology

Challenging the banks: the Evolution of FinTech

Stay on top of a repayment plan

Richard Kateley, head of specialist protection at Legal & General highlights what you need to look out for when assessing the risk in your business loan

How to hook a cash-rich VC

The three steps to wowing a venture capitalist

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