SME

How to write a marketing plan

What is a marketing plan? Developing a marketing plan is essential for your business to ensure your marketing activity is right for what you’re trying to achieve. It sets out your unique selling...

Blog - Jul 2020
Enabling a 360° view of SMEs within your portfolio to…

One of the key aspects of commercial portfolio management is trying to get a 360-degree view of a SME. Building this allows you to gain a holistic view of risk and opportunity and enables you to...

Blog - Jun 2020
How to get the best from your marketing budget
How to get the best from your marketing budget

Defining your marketing budget can be tricky, especially as a small business and even more so in these unprecedented times. Our guide aims to help you successfully allocate your marketing spend,...

Blog - May 2020
Alternative funding options for SMEs

In our latest SME Support blog we’re going to take a quick look at some of the funding options that are out there to help businesses get through this unprecedented situation. We’ll cover...

Blog - May 2020
Business resilience – Prioritising today to enable tomorrow

“We’re in unprecedented times.” Whilst it’s an overused phrase, it perfectly captures the situation that the world finds itself in. It’s sometimes overwhelming to think about...

Blog - May 2020
The evolution of small business lending using additional alternate data…

How can you make business lending faster and more manageable? The business lending market continues to go through change. Lenders want to lend, and businesses want to borrow. However, meeting this...

Blog - Feb 2020
How business data can enhance commercial lending

When it comes to commercial lending, data quality and data quantity are important. With business data often limited in what’s...

Blog - Nov 2017
Business information: the future’s all about empowering SMEs

Business information services have typically been dominated by large clients, particularly in the areas of finance and banking. But that could all be about to...

Blog - Nov 2017
Commercial credit landscape: 3 areas of focus to survive and…

Commercial credit in the UK is undergoing huge change. It’s all about the customer. Providers creating a greater emphasis on customer experience will be sure to have an advantage. What’s...

Blog - Oct 2017
Data sharing in the SME environment

Commercial customers are no different to consumers. The way they are serviced by financial services may lag behind slightly in regards to processes and technology, but they are still people. I...

Blog - Oct 2017