18 November 2014

ENABLE Programme launched

We have launched a new programme, ENABLE, aimed at improving the provision of asset and lease finance to smaller UK businesses. Asset finance is an important source of finance for smaller businesses, but providers of such finance often lack the scale to access capital markets – a key source of funding for lending institutions – […]

3 November 2014

Lending already reaching smaller businesses for the British Business Bank on day 1

The Business Bank has already been making a difference for small and medium-sized businesses as part of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). £829m of new lending to smaller business has already been supported, and over 35,000 firms have benefited from the Business Bank’s programmes. In total, £10bn will be unlocked over the […]