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The Business Finance Bulletin is a weekly podcast featuring small business news, tips, ideas and strategies on raising business finance.
This podcast is hosted by Rob Warlow from Business Loan Services, the commercial finance experts.

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The Business Finance Bulletin is a weekly podcast featuring small business news, tips, ideas and strategies on raising business finance.
This podcast is hosted by Rob Warlow from Business Loan Services, the commercial finance experts.

    Insolvency Law Changes; Cashflow Challenges Facing Businesses; and Bounce Back Loan Fraud

    Insolvency Law Changes; Cashflow Challenges Facing Businesses; and Bounce Back Loan Fraud

    We open the latest Business Finance Bulletin podcast with a look at changes to insolvency law with the passing of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act. How will this help struggling businesses?
    As businesses get back into the swing of trading, what are the challenges facing them? A survey from MarketFinance reveals how businesses are faced with tackling long overdue invoices and the future impact on cashflow.
    To close this Bulletin, with Bounce Back Loans proving to be a lifeline for cash-strapped businesses, it appears that some Directors are misusing the funds, leaving them open to close scrutiny in the event of business failure.

    • 7 min
    What’s Ahead for Small Businesses, New Lenders and Updates on Bounce Back Loans and CBILS

    What’s Ahead for Small Businesses, New Lenders and Updates on Bounce Back Loans and CBILS

    Starting this week’s Business Finance Bulletin podcast, with businesses either back trading or gearing up to open the doors, we look at surveys from Aldermore Bank and UK Finance which reveal how businesses see the next 12 months in terms of borrowing and growth.
    The British Business Bank announces accreditation of more new lenders on the Bounce Back and CBILS loan schemes. Are we at the stage where there are enough on the panel of lenders?
    To close, we review the latest figures on the two loan schemes and consider why the number of unsuccessful CBILS applications remains stubbornly high.

    • 6 min
    Asset Finance Forbearance, New Lenders on Government Lending Schemes and Small Business Funding

    Asset Finance Forbearance, New Lenders on Government Lending Schemes and Small Business Funding

    Opening the latest Business Finance Bulletin podcast, we look at figures released by the Finance and Leasing Association which reveal how many requests the sector has had for payment forbearance. We also review the volume of Asset Finance business written in April, which not unexpectedly has seen a sharp drop.
    The British Business Bank continues to accredit new lenders offering Bounce Bank Loans, CBILS and the larger CBILS facility. The weekly running total of the amounts lent under all three schemes continues to increase and proving to be a lifeline for businesses.
    To wrap up this Bulletin, a survey from Nucleus Commercial Finance finds that some small business owners are injecting funds from personal savings to keep their business afloat.

    • 6 min
    Planning Ahead for Recovery; Trade Credit Insurance; and Bounce Back and CBILS Loan Update

    Planning Ahead for Recovery; Trade Credit Insurance; and Bounce Back and CBILS Loan Update

    In this week’s Business Finance Bulletin podcast, we open the episode by considering what type of economic recovery you should be planning for. Which scenario best fits your plans?
    The ability of businesses to confidently trade among themselves is key to re-building the economy. We look at a new scheme launched by the government to ensure the continuance of Trade Credit Insurance.
    To close, we take our regular look at the numbers behind the Bounce Back Loans and the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme.

    • 7 min
    Using your CBILS and Bounce Back Cash; Business Confidence; and Latest Support Loan Figures

    Using your CBILS and Bounce Back Cash; Business Confidence; and Latest Support Loan Figures

    Kicking off the latest Business Finance Bulletin podcast, with businesses now in receipt of CBILS and Bounce Back Loans, what can you do with the cash? We look at one use you should think very carefully about before pushing the button.
    Naturally, business confidence has taken a hit over the last few months. I discuss how confidence levels are faring and review a survey from Aldermore Bank on the impact on business income since the lockdown.
    To close, our regular look at the CBILS and Bounce Back Loan statistics. How many businesses have taken advantage of this government support scheme?

    • 7 min
    VAT Tips and Tricks with Liz Maher of Centurion VAT - Business Finance Bulletin Xtra

    VAT Tips and Tricks with Liz Maher of Centurion VAT - Business Finance Bulletin Xtra

    When it comes to VAT, this is one area of business finance that can be a minefield to navigate. Making a mistake with your VAT can cost you in terms of time and money.
    In this Bulletin Xtra we talk to Liz Maher from VAT specialists, Centurion looking at the basics of VAT, mistakes businesses make and tips and tricks to keep on you track.

    • 41 min

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Great advice

Rob is an expert when it comes to financing business and the podcasts are full of great tips on accessing funds for growing your business, especially when banks say no!

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