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The SBH guide to bank loans for small businesses

 

A popular option for funding your small business, and probably one of the best-known, is to get a loan. A loan is defined as money borrowed and repaid over time, usually with a degree of interest. There are various organisations offering small business loans, including banks, community development finance institutions, …

Getting the crowd on your side: a SBH guide to crowdfunding

 

Yesterday, we took a cheeky look at how to start a business using your own funds as part of our series on small business funding. But many of you looking to raise money for your business ventures may find you need to look further afield than your own bank account. …

Going it alone: The SBH guide to funding a business by yourself

 

Not all business ideas are the right fit for gaining outside investment from venture capitalists or a business angel. In these and many other cases, small business owners can decide to use their own personal financial resources to fund their start-up, or ask for help from their friends and family. …

A jargon-free guide to financing your small business: an introduction

 

So you want to inject some cold hard dinero into your business? Perhaps you’ve got a great idea for a business, but lack the funds to get it off the ground. Maybe cash flow is holding you back, or you need to buy yourself some snazzy new equipment. Regardless, knowing …