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The world of business finances has changed in the past 10 years. The traditional lenders have continued to be stalwarts of the industry, but the demands of the client have progressed.
Both trading businesses and property investors are seeing opportunities to grow. The demand is for quicker funding, quicker answers and for the whole process to be straightforward.
There are still myths about commercial lending and access to business finance, just try not to believe too many of them.
Trading history, credit standing or needing money for a particular purpose can all be OK.
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Mortgages & Applicant Age Issues Mortgages are governed by regulation, there is no let up in new regulation and governance of the sector. There is one element that is not regulated, applicant age. Contrary to common belief there is no mandatory maximum age for taking out a mortgage or maximum age for when a mortgage
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Financing Small Business Acquisitions Mergers and acquisitions are a popular topic for the media, after all they make good headlines with big numbers to boot. The likes of Exxon Mobile, Lloyds TSB or Orange & T-Mobile, they are all familiar names with big values attached to them. The media will often quote about how different
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How to finance a holiday let purchase The UK short term letting sector is growing. As pressure mounts on traditional property investments landlords are looking at other ways of generating income from their portfolio. If you read the media you may think that everything is against the property investor, that tax rises, stamp duty and
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Business Credit Report Secrets For many businesses the key to getting a good credit score is to pay your debts on time, service your borrowing and keep within your credit agreements. All pretty standard stuff. The thing most businesses miss is that there are a number of little things which can have an impact on
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The Neuroscience – Triage Lending I talk a lot about the difference between the entrepreneur and the lender, both in terms of mindset and outlook. The fact that entrepreneurs and lenders see the world differently is no great surprise, however it gets more interesting when you look at the science behind it. I use the
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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards – What They Mean The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Sector) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 will make it unlawful from April 2018 to let residential or commercial properties with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of ‘F’ or ‘G’ (i.e. the lowest 2 grades of energy efficiency). The new regulations will
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Financial Distress Among SMEs New research from Begbies Traynor, the UK’s leading independent business recovery practice was published this week. The headline is the a 25% rise in businesses reporting significant financial distress. This is the biggest annual increase since 2014. Put into numbers, this is 329,834 UK companies who report “Significant” financial distress at the end
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