Alternative Finance

There's huge choice of alternative business funding available – read this content to find out more

Alternative funding is an area of business finance that offers loans, investment and other types of support, but without the traditional methods of some of the high street banks. Sources of money include peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding, specialist lending and angel investment. We're experts in this area, so read our articles for the low-down.

The Changing Face of Trade Finance

The Changing Face of Trade Finance

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The Changing Face of Trade Finance

Trade finance expert looks at the rise of UK exporting, business funding and the future of trade finance

Top 10 Fintech for Small Businesses

Top 10 Fintech for Small Businesses

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Top 10 Fintech for Small Businesses

Top 10 fintech firms offering valuable tools for SMEs, sourced from the prestigious FinTech50 list

Where to Find Small Business Funding

Where to Find Small Business Funding

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Where to Find Small Business Funding

Small business funding can be tricky to find, but this article tells you what's available, with more info in the FREE Ultimate Guide to Business Funding

The Fleximize Mission

The Fleximize Mission

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The Fleximize Mission

The Fleximize Mission is award-winning interactive content for entrepreneurs – the fun, animated games will help you unleash the potential of your business

The Ultimate Guide to Business Funding

The Ultimate Guide to Business Funding

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The Ultimate Guide to Business Funding

The Ultimate Guide to Business Funding gives you a comprehensive overview of bank lending, public funds and alternative finance

Fleximize's Year 2015

Fleximize's Year 2015

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Fleximize's Year 2015

Star Wars, royal nippers, and a sexy new Fleximize — 2015 has been a year to remember. We round up the highlights of a busy year in fintech.

HSBC Business Loans

HSBC Business Loans

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HSBC Business Loans

Here's a quick look at the HSBC business loans currently available to UK SMEs, including their fees and eligibility requirements

NatWest Business Loans

NatWest Business Loans

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NatWest Business Loans

NatWest business loans include startup funding and financing for growing SMEs. Find out if NatWest business finance is suitable for your growing SME with our handy guide covering NatWest business lending options.

Ulster Bank Loans

Ulster Bank Loans

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Ulster Bank Loans

Ulster Bank business loans are available in small and large amounts for SMEs, but is a traditional lender the suitable solution for your funding needs?

Aldermore Invoice Finance

Aldermore Invoice Finance

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Aldermore Invoice Finance

Aldermore invoice finance: Is it suitable for your SME? What's the difference between invoice factoring and invoice discounting? This article explains all.

Bad Credit Business Loans

Bad Credit Business Loans

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Bad Credit Business Loans

Do you have a bad credit score? Don't worry, there are still plenty of business funding options from alternative finance providers like Fleximize

Invoice Financing: a New Funding Frontier

Invoice Financing: a New Funding Frontier

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Invoice Financing: a New Funding Frontier

A slew of tech startups have turned the invoice financing sector on its head. But what does it mean for the future of small business funding?

Metro Bank Business Loans

Metro Bank Business Loans

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Metro Bank Business Loans

Metro Bank business accounts and loans challenge the services offered by the big banks. Here's a quick look at if they're the right fit for your growing business

Peer-to-Peer Finance (P2P) and Funding Circle

Peer-to-Peer Finance (P2P) and Funding Circle

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Peer-to-Peer Finance (P2P) and Funding Circle

We explore why alternative finance and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platforms like Funding Circle are getting businesses and the government so excited

The One With All the Crowdsourcing...

The One With All the Crowdsourcing...

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The One With All the Crowdsourcing...

How you can use crowdfunding to successfully grow your business and establish buzz around your brand

Barclays Bank Loans

Barclays Bank Loans

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Barclays Bank Loans

Is a Barclays business loan right for your small business? Find out how much you can borrow and what you need to do to prepare for the lending application.

Lloyds Business Loans

Lloyds Business Loans

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Lloyds Business Loans

Lloyds Bank business loans and Lloyds Bank commercial finance are available for SMEs. Read this article to figure out if they're right for your business.

Peer-to-Peer Lenders in the UK

Peer-to-Peer Lenders in the UK

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Peer-to-Peer Lenders in the UK

Our round-up for some of the most popular peer-to-peer lenders in the UK at the moment.

Santander Business Loans

Santander Business Loans

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Santander Business Loans

Here's your guide to Santander's business loans. Find out about the Santander finance products available to you, plus the pros and cons of bank business loans

Finding Small Business Loans

Finding Small Business Loans

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Finding Small Business Loans

Getting a small business loan is a common way of funding a startup or growing your business. But you need to do the groundwork first.