SMEs continue to struggle to bank on the right finance relationship

Denise Friend, corporate finance partner and founder of Friend Partnership
Access to finance and establishing the right relationship with banks remains a headache for many SMEs. Technological disruption and the rise of challenger banks has introduced significant change to the sector and growing businesses can sometimes feel frustrated, feeling like they are being held back. A round table discussion hosted by accountancy firm Friend Partnership examined some of the challenges facing growing SME businesses, and support was a key theme that emerged. "A lot of our clients are SMEs and owner-managed ... 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...