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Making Your Business Attractive to Lenders

Making Your Business Attractive to Lenders

Whether you’re just starting up or running an established business, investing in your business is crucial to growth and scalability. There are many reasons why businesses look to raise finance. For example, you may need working capital, marketing support, recruitment,...
What is ‘Alternative’ Finance?

What is ‘Alternative’ Finance?

What many businesses do not realise is that SWIG (founded 30 years ago next year) is arguably one of the UK’s first established alternative lenders, we started lending before the term even existed! But what exactly is this alternative market?   If you are a small...
Mappix receive prestigious award

Mappix receive prestigious award

A Cornish business has been recognised at a national level by the Start Up Loans Company with the prestigious Start Up Loans ‘Business of the Year’ award. Mappix, launched in 2015 by Charity Wilson from Penzance, was entered for the awards by SWIG Finance, the South...
Rocket Gardens shortlisted for award

Rocket Gardens shortlisted for award

SWIG Finance client, Rocket Gardens has been shortlisted for two categories at the Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards. A transformative prize of £7,500 will be awarded to the winner in each category at an Awards Ceremony on 13 March 2019 in Liverpool. The Citi...
A matter of life and debt

A matter of life and debt

An ethical loan inspires children to fight the plague of plastic pollution: The BBC documentary series, A Matter of Life and Debt, highlights socially motivated lenders across the country and tells the stories of people whose lives have been transformed by a...