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...
SWIG Finance Welcomes Charlie Martin to the Team

SWIG Finance Welcomes Charlie Martin to the Team

Charlie joins us as Start Up Loans Officer and will be providing support to customers applying for a Start Up Loan. Hi Charlie, can you tell us more about your role at SWIG Finance? My new job title with SWIG Finance is a Start Up Loan Officer and the role is centred...
SWIG Finance Supports Female-led Business

SWIG Finance Supports Female-led Business

As advocates of women in business, we are delighted that our half- year statistics to September 2019 show that 38% of our Start Up Loans and 50% of our SME loans were made to female-led businesses. We have an increasing number of success stories. One of our recent...