SMEs look to non-bank lending

End of COVID support drives focus on external funding - report

SMEs seek finance to overcome challenges

An inflationary period provides a great way for brokers to step in and assist SMEs by seeking funds from non-banks

SME confidence showing green shoots

But sales forecasts a mixed bag, ScotPac says

Smart solution for small businesses

SMEs needing access to cash flow are being encouraged to consider invoice finance, especially as supply chain shortages and labour costs continue to bite

Opening new doors to growth

Small business seek out lenders, brokers

CAFBA partnership boosts professional development

Partnership aims to set up qualification framework

Standing out from the competition

With changing regulations and the peaks and troughs of the loan market, brokers can protect their revenue stream by diversifying their lending solutions

Why brokers aren't higher on the list of trusted advisers

Only 3.3% of SMEs named their broker as their main trusted adviser, but this doesn't mean they aren’t highly valued

ScotPac launches home loan

The SME lender aims to compete on "time to yes" within a targeted market segment