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Access to finance: supporting small businesses

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, ICAEW Insights examines the finance options and support available to small and growing UK companies, and the entrepreneurs behind them.

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Access to finance: supporting small businesses
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External providers of finance take comfort in robust numbers

  • 24 Aug 2021
The chartered accountancy profession plays an intrinsic role in supporting the collection of information that underpins access to finance, especially for small and medium-sized businesses, writes David Petrie, ICAEW Head of Corporate Finance.
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Issuers, investors and the planet: abundantly served

  • 11 Aug 2021
An FCA-regulated crowdfunding platform that enables the public and others to invest directly – even as little as £5 – in opportunities they care about has to be good for everyone.
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Access to finance: supporting small businesses
Article

Celestial funding: how does angel investment work?

  • 02 Aug 2021
Most of us know that angel investment comes early on in a company’s life cycle. But where does it really fit into the investment sequence and what is it for?
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Access to finance: supporting small businesses
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Podcast

Access to finance: supporting small businesses

  • Podcast
  • 19 Aug 2021
ICAEW’s Head of Corporate Finance, David Petrie, is joined by a panel of experts to discuss debt, equity and other funding options for small businesses in the light of government intervention as a consequence of the pandemic and the return to growth.
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Business funding: it’s a matter of timing

  • Article
  • 09 Aug 2021
  • ICAEW Insights
Food industry entrepreneur Laura Bounds knows when a business needs investment, and when it requires a different approach.
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Access to finance: supporting small businesses
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Delivering UK’s Innovation Strategy by supporting SMEs

  • Article
  • 20 Aug 2021
  • The Business Finance Guide
Innovate UK will be at the forefront of delivering the UK government’s newly launched Innovation Strategy – boosting innovation amid post-COVID recovery by providing financial support to businesses.
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Access to finance: supporting small businesses

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More ICAEW support

ICAEW offers support for small businesses looking to grow their business through its Business Advice Service and has worked with industry partners to produce the Business Finance Guide, which not only outlines the variety of finance options available, but supports business to identify which are most appropriate for their current development phase and future plans.

ICAEW BAS The Business Finance Guide