Finance bosses may be confident about current retention and recruitment strategies, but that hasn’t prevented them from being victim to the dreaded skills gap.
The Bank of England has today announced a bank interest rates rise, which will be the first in a decade, and the UK’s entrepreneurs have been vocal with their thoughts.
Having only been in the job a few months before overseeing an ambitious £154m institutional funding round, Cristina Alba Ochoa explained her approach to the process and what it’s like working for OakNorth Bank, a challenger financier.
You’ve got the idea. You’ve got the product. You’ve even got the business cards. The only missing piece is the money to make it all happen, so you reach out to investors – but how can you win them over?
For many fast-growth businesses, the route to finance can be fraught with setbacks. However, having an application for external funding denied should not act as an impediment to growth, if reacted to effectively.
While technology may be grabbing the headlines and column inches at present, there are plenty of investment opportunities in other sectors.
Prasanna Kulkarni, founder and product architect of Comparesoft, explains how small business owners can best manage their cash flow by leveraging their assets.
Cash flow is something ever-present on every small business owner’s mind. Here’s how you can access short-term finance options.
You want to grow a business or launch a new project, but banks and venture capitalists won’t give you the time of day – it’s a common predicament.
Lending platform ThinCats and parent company ESF Capital have introduced a £200m SME funding programme for British growth businesses.
Uber is proof that not only can the cashless economy aid a business, it shows how popular this invisible payment concept can be, and that adapting to your customers’ needs ultimately prevails.
The road to business success is never straightforward, and every entrepreneur experiences setbacks, must negotiate bumps in the road and overcome challenges. So it helps to have the right investor on board.