West Midland SMEs struggling with alternative forms of finance

ALMOST half of firms in the West Midlands are planning on seeking funding for growth in the next 12 months, a study has concluded.

However, the majority of these are still concerned their request for bank funding will be turned down, leaving them uncertain about where they will secure the growth capital.

The figures for the region are in line with other areas of the UK, according to the Close Brothers Business Barometer.
The quarterly survey, which canvasses the opinion of SME owners from a varie... For the full story register now for free or login below...