Universal Credit will hammer self-employment. Here is what to expect and what you can do.
Up-to-date information and advice on how to fund your business start-up or growth. For getting by on a shoestring or cutting costs see the money saving section and for keeping you finance in better order see Managing Money.
The government’s StartUp Loans are now open to all. If you really need a loan for your business, StartUp Loans are hard to beat.
Whether you’re thinking of buying overseas property as a business investment or as location for your online business, our tips will help improve your chances of success.
In a tight lending market, ambitious businesses can literally run out of money. Janet Martin of YourVets talks about how she found the right funds to drive impressive growth.
The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) offers fantastic tax breaks to investors in small start-up companies.
Those ethical mutual savings and loan institutions now offer services to small businesses.
Investors could catalyse your startup or help grow your business to the next level. Here’s an overview of the different types of equity investment out there.
New Enterprise Allowance is the Government’s welfare to self-employment scheme. But very few women are benefiting. We look at the pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Viv Parry built her cake business from the assets of a company that went bust. Peer to peer funding and training are driving growth.
Zoe Peden was one of the first people to be offered a place on the Big Venture Challenge’s programme of support, designed to help social entrepreneurs raise external investment
If you love the idea of starting your own business but don’t have any funding, then bootstrapping is the answer.
Small businesses struggling to access credit are to be given a welcome boost with £110 million of new funding, Vince Cable announced today.
A new £60m fund for small and micro-business should make it a little easier to get funding.
This great new video animation [2:48] from the Kauffman Foundation shows how barriers to finance are holding back women’s businesses, and introduces financing strategies to kick-start growth.