Business Standards

Response to Government support schemes for SMEs

We welcome the additional support measures for SMEs that the Government announced in this afternoon’s budget in order to help them navigate out of lockdown. However, banks and financial service providers need to continue to step up and rally around the SME community.

Why banks must be the future of funding and more for SMEs

The looming threat of a no-deal Brexit, coupled with a second national lockdown, promises a difficult winter for SMEs on top of what has already been a challenging year. Emma Lovell, Chief Executive of the LSB, explores why current uncertainty in the public sector is driving the private sector to step up and meet the needs of its SME business customers.