Choice Business Loans Blog

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin.


These are our Blogs about alternative finance, SME loans and the broader business environment

Peer-To-Peer Lending With The Secret Investor

Goodbye from the Secret Investor

Last post: Oct 24, 2019

The Secret Investor summarises his thoughts after 4 years of writing about his P2P investments. What has he learned, what does he think will happen to the industry now and what will he do from now on?


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Reviews Of The Peer-To-Peer Lending Sites

InvestUP - The P2P Superstore

Last post: Dec 21, 2015

Diversification. That is the key to successful P2P lending but such a strategy, with funds spread across many platforms, can be extremely time consuming. The InvestUP Crowdfunding brokerage has been established to alleviate this problem by enabling investors to distribute their capital across many P2P hosts using just one account. Currently, offerings are listed from over 20 P2P sites in this online superstore of opportunities.


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Special Reports & Infographics

What is marketing - and how it can benefit your business

Last post: Nov 8, 2021

At Choice Business Loans we want to see our clients thrive, which is why we take the time and care to provide them with the right advice when it comes to loan solutions available to them. Beyond smart finances, running a successful SME often includes lots of multitasking and balancing of priorities. One such priority that can be difficult to get to grips with but is hugely important, is marketing. Nicole Martin of Pinpoint Marketing shared with us her top tips on getting it right - and some thoughts on when it may be time to outsource.


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Relevant Issues Blog

Super Capital Allowances, how will they affect me?

Last post: Aug 15, 2022

In 2021, the Chancellor announced a number of capital allowance incentives in his budget that will remain until at least 31 March 2023. Find out more about how businesses can cut their tax bill in this article from Charterhouse Accountants.


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Recent Blog posts

  • A Sustainable Response to COVID-19 (1)

    In 2021, the Chancellor announced a number of capital allowance incentives in his budget that will remain until at least 31 March 2023. Find out more about how businesses can cut their tax bill in this article from Charterhouse Accountants.

  • What are the most important things that you can do to get your business ready to sell? This is often the first question business owners ask when considering the sale of their company and is explored in this blog from Paul Kaye of Transworld Business Advisors.

  • Spotting the early signs of a business getting in to trouble can often save a business, rather than leaving it too long, throwing too much money at it and it not working.

    Sadly we think that a few businesses will start to feel that pain and maybe try and ignore it, but getting to it early gives it a better chance of survival.

  • hiring (1)

    Over 1.6 million businesses have taken government backed coronavirus support loans and for most, this would have been to plug a hole and keep bills paid. Many will now be feeling the pinch since repayments have kicked in and are unable to apply for further loan funding for expansion and recovery.

    If the business is clearly still viable and is able to prove that they have now turned the corner, we may be able to turn to alternative finance options.

  • A Sustainable Response to COVID-19 (4)

    CyberWar

    Jan 19, 2022

    The Cyber security war is still raging. 2021 saw a further massive rise in Cybercrime incidents, from hacks, data theft/breaches and ransomware attacks. Darrin Salt from The Technologies Group looks at these threats and what you can do to protect your business.

  • A Sustainable Response to COVID-19

    Business owners can and should foster a work environment that values time management. Many small business owners are accustomed to working at both ends of the spectrum. It's no surprise that small business owners seek out time management advice. In this blog, we have compiled time management tips for small business owners.

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