Seeking finance has been a dirty word for businesses, but lending expert Dave Sherrington says it can take an already profitable business to the next level. Here he talks finance, how to get it, and if there is ever a right time for savvy SME owners to seek it.
Real Business sat down with Dave Sherrington, a director of regional business development at a leading SME lender, Thincats, to find out why more and more SME decision makers are turning their backs on banks, and what considerations need to be taken before seeking external finance.
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The lack of support from the traditional banking sector has emerged as a strong underlying cause.
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