alternative-merchant

30

May

Disadvantages of merchant account loans

posted by: Gary

In the past decade or so, the high street bank which once provided the most obvious source for a business cash advance has generally become more reluctant to provide those funds – especially since the financial crash of 2008. In its place, a number of alternative sources of funding have been developed, including what are known as merchant account loans. Merchant account loans Merchant account ...

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business-lending

25

May

Getting a business loan

posted by: Gary

Getting a business loan was traditionally a simple question of approaching your local bank manager for the necessary funds. The financial crisis of 2008 not only exposed some of the flaws in the banking system but also made banks considerably more wary of lending to small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs). That wariness continues some ten years later. A story in the Financial Times on the 30...

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