Are you an RBS/Williams & Glyn business customer – if so what should you be doing?

The background to ‘The Alternative Remedies Package’ is well documented, in fact it could justify a book. After ‘Humpty fell off the Wall’ in 2008 and RBS had to be recapitalized by the UK Government to the tune of £45 billion, the European Commission ruled this was a form of ‘State Support’ and because RBS already Read more about Are you an RBS/Williams & Glyn business customer – if so what should you be doing?[…]

Mortgage Debentures as bank security – what you need to know

I was intrigued recently when the owner of a sizeable business got in touch because he said he’d read a blog of mine from 2011 and that it was still the most helpful thing he could find on the internet about Mortgage Debentures. Flattering perhaps, but I’ve checked it and there isn’t much out there! Read more about Mortgage Debentures as bank security – what you need to know[…]

SME’s at risk from interest rate rises – where are the fixed rate options?

With a third of the MPC having voted for an interest rate rise yesterday (21st June) the prospects of the cost of funds for SME’s rising this year are increasing. An interesting article in ‘Accountancy Age’ last month drew attention to the serious impact that this could have on the UK’s mainstay businesses, with additional Read more about SME’s at risk from interest rate rises – where are the fixed rate options?[…]