Ben Hughes on how we can bring equity to the provision of financial services in the UK Continue reading
Archives for September 2014
Month: September 2014
Community lenders have generated over £100m in ‘extra economic value’ through a government-backed fund supporting small businesses and social enterprises in England.
Figures from the Community Development Finance Association (CDFA) have revealed that loans made by its members have delivered economic value worth more than five times the original funding .The funding has already secured over 2,600 jobs for English towns and cities, creating substantial benefits for the government and local economies.
Adam Tavener examines the growth of alternative finance and explains why he set up Alternative Business Funding to help SMEs Continue reading
David Cousland explains why DSL Business Finance and Big Issue Invest are teaming up to bring finance to Scotland’s social enterprises Continue reading
Niall Alexander of Moneyline discusses the implications of an interest rate cap for payday lenders Continue reading