Just Cash Flow PLC Launches Borrower Facing App

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Small business lending platform Just Cash Flow PLC is claiming to have become the first European alternative lender to launch a mobile app that allows customers to manage their money on the move.

The app will allow small business owners to manage their Just Cash Flow funding facilities from wherever they are, at the touch of a button. The app will allow borrowers to check up on their account balances, to securely draw funds, to make repayments, to check transaction history and to contact the platform's customer services team.

Just Cash Flow is clearly making a conscious effort to enhance the accessibility of the platform. In Novemb...

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YesGrowth SME Options Infographic

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YesGrowth has released a new infographic explaining the different routes available to start-ups and small businesses to access finance:

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The A-Z of SME Lending

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Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have a variety of finance available to them – and increasingly, from non-traditional sources – the challenge lies in understanding the type of finance that fits your business requirements. To assist, we’ve put together an A-Z guide of some of the most commonly used terms.

Arrangement fee: The arrangement, or administration fee, is the amount charged by the lender for setting up the loan or facility.

Asset based lending: This generally means a loan secured by assets, for instance property or machinery. Businesses often use this type of finance to fund working capital or an acquisition, particularly if they are experiencing high growth.

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SMEs Need Guidance says Survey

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Fewer UK businesses would fail if owners had more knowledge of the world of business prior to taking the plunge and setting up themselves, according to two thirds (63%) of SME owners.

Small business owners are now calling for more education for those in the process of setting up in business, as research today reveals many directors went into business blind and confess they made big mistakes along the way.

The research, conducted by alternative lender, Just Cash Flow PLC, spoke to 250 small business owners, and 80% admitted that they didn't know everything they needed to when they first set up their business; with a further half (48%) admitting they lacked knowledge when it ...

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Is the Referral Process taking too long?

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It has been a year since the government announced the news that they will be introducing a bank referral scheme.

Despite it being a year ago, there still hasn’t been a set date for the initiative to come into place. However, last week on AltFi we revealed which referral platforms had been shortlisted for consideration.

It seems as though alternative platforms now believe that the process is taking too long with Norman Carson, Director of Business Development at Boost Capital revealing that ‘much of the industry feels frustrated at the time the bank referral scheme is taking to materialise’

“Just last week, the Bank of England announced...

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