Month: May 2014

Want an insight into our banks?

Well it’s not clear yet just how much of one you’ll get but it’s fun looking! As part of the Government’s aim to get traditional banks to up their game a newly launched “comparison” site has them rated by SMEs. According to the British Bankers Association net lending to companies fell by £2.3bn in April …



Mars; miles away from planet earth when it comes to payment terms!

The Government’s feeble efforts to speed up supplier payments to SME’s seems to have been skittled again as another one of the big boys sets its own rules. There was a time, during the darkest moments of the credit crunch, when the Government appeared to recognise the unfair ‘David & Goliath’ relationship between some SME …