Keep it Local by Supporting Your Local Businesses

Keep it Local by Supporting Your Local Businesses

As the saying goes “when you buy from a small business, an actual person does a little happy dance”. Having worked with small businesses for over 30 years, we at SWIG Finance have seen this with our own eyes. With Small- to Medium-sized businesses making up 99% of the...
Lending Trends through a CDFI Lens

Lending Trends through a CDFI Lens

The South West’s SMEs have shown incredible resilience in weathering the COVID-19 storm, and, with the backing of the British Business Bank’s Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS), SWIG Finance continues to support those smaller impacted businesses to grow and prosper. Whilst...
Cashflow Management and Making Your Case to Lenders

Cashflow Management and Making Your Case to Lenders

As your business grows, so will your costs. Cashflow management will play a critical part in the success of your business. Here SWIG Finance’s business manager Rachael Taylor shares her top tips for successful cashflow management. Having a Realistic Cashflow –...
Preparing a Successful Application

Determining What is Affordable

When your business needs a business loan, it can sometimes be difficult to know where to turn. In a series of articles, our business manager, Jordan Berg, dissects the application process to help give you the best chance for success with your business loan...
Preparing a Successful Application

Defining Your Financial Needs

When your business needs a business loan, it can sometimes be difficult to know where to turn. In a series of articles, our business manager, Jordan Berg, dissects the application process to help give you the best chance for success with your business loan...