Business Banking Insight

Mid-sized firms reaping digital rewards

04 Feb 2016
Mid-sized firms reaping digital rewards
A survey of 5,000 UK small to medium enterprises (SMEs) conducted by ICM on behalf of the Business Banking Insight (BBI), an initiative supported by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), shows mid-sized businesses – those with between 50-249 employees – have seen greater savings in their business from investing in digital innovation than smaller firms.

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Business recommendation levels for banks increases

11 Jan 2016
Business recommendation levels for banks increases
The Business Banking Insight, an ongoing comprehensive survey of business experiences of banking services, has found bank recommendation levels improving among small to medium enterprises (SMEs).

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SMEs seek diverse sources of financing over traditional routes to access business funding

16 Nov 2015
SMEs seek diverse sources of financing over traditional routes to access business funding
When it comes to securing finance, businesses working in information and communications are far more likely than any other sector to consider alternative sources of financing such as peer-to-peer lending or equity finance.

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New businesses look closer to home for financial advice and support

20 Oct 2015
New businesses look closer to home for financial advice and support
Younger SMEs are more likely to consider a diverse range of options when seeking finance or information to expand their business, including turning to friends and family, compared with older companies, the Business Banking Insight (BBI) has found.

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