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

10 Tips for Getting Your Business Ready to Sell

Last post: May 25, 2022

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.


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Recent Blog posts

  • Invoice fraud is easy to commit and easy to fall for - but it is easier than you might think to notice and prevent against. Invoice Fraud is the process by which a scammer tricks a company into changing payee details for a product or service that the company regularly pay for. These scammers are experts at finding out about business to business relationships that the victim holds with service providers or buyers and sellers. They may even be aware of regular payment dates or deliveries.

  • Phishing Scams

    Dec 6, 2019

    Phishing is very common and tends to catch a lot of people out. Phishing is the term for when a scammer reaches to a victim via cold email (sometimes these emails are more targeted and will be sent to only a few businesses, and sometimes they’ll be sent en masse) with a message including a link that will direct the user to a site requiring them to enter personal details like bank account or credit card numbers, or sometimes a link that will allow the scammer remote access of the victim’s computer.

  • Domain Slamming

    Dec 6, 2019

    Website domain name fraud, or ‘domain slamming’ is a pretty common type of fraud affecting online retailers, bloggers, and businesses both small and large. If you’ve bought a domain name, you could be a target.

  • 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?

  • Brexit grants for Buckinghamshire businesses are being made available by the area's Local Enterprise Partnership, Buckinghamshire Business First.

  • Assetz Capital refund all investors who were exposed to wind turbine loans that went bad… Ratesetter launch their platform-set interest rates

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