ART Business Loans: What is ‘alternative’ finance?

By Dr Steve Walker, chief executive of Birmingham-based ART Business Loans

IT has become clearer over the last five years that the banks are not the only option for a business looking for financial support. 

What has also emerged is a wider gap in the market between those businesses which fit the banks’ lending criteria and those which do not, but still need access to suitable finance. 

The banks remain far and away the largest lenders to businesses by volume, but the bulk of their support is geared towar... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...