An SME’s Guide to Growth Finance

Ambitious growing businesses need to learn about their financial options. With innovative lenders changing the landscape for SME finance, there are more choices than ever before.


Accolades for alternative lenders at the Growth Finance Awards

LENDINGCROWD was among the business lenders that received accolades at the first Growth Finance Awards, which took place in London last night…

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Time to Celebrate Small Business Lenders

Guy Tolhurst argues the need to celebrate the companies who lend to SMEs and to recognise the impact that growth finance has on businesses up and down the country.


How SMEs should approach finance

Guy Tolhurst is an entrepreneur, author and small business champion. He runs three small businesses that help investment to flow into growing companies, and this year will host the first Growth Finance Awards, celebrating the lenders that offer ‘more than finance’ to SMEs.


Growth Finance Awards announces full list of finalists

A comprehensive list of all finalists for the inaugural 2019 Growth Finance Awards has now been unveiled, with peer-to-peer lenders competing in a number of categories.

OakNorth and Tandem Bank lead finalists for Growth Finance Awards

OakNorth, Tandem Bank, Redwood Bank and Wyelands Bank have been shortlisted as the best challenger banks in the inaugural Growth Finance Awards. The winner will be unveiled in front of 400 guests at a black-tie dinner hosted by TV presenter Claudia Winkleman at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, London on 11 September.


P2P lenders feature heavily in list of Growth Finance finalists

PEER-TO-PEER lenders have been selected as finalists in a number of categories at the first-ever Growth Finance Awards, which celebrate the finance providers supporting growing businesses in the UK. These lenders provided £79.7bn in funding to growing businesses last year, helping them to expand, boost productivity and create new jobs.