Special Report on
SME Finance Institutions and Schemes
SME Finance Institutions and Schemes - Trends
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Latest trends in SMEs access to finance and on the financial instruments under the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme. April 2010 World Economic Outlook The April 2010 World Economic Outlook suggests that the worst of the economic recession has been left behind and most European countries will register positive growth this year and next, albeit a modest one (euro area: 1.0% in 2010 and 1.5% on 2011). Banks still face considerable challenges: a large amount of short-term funding will need to be refinanced in the near future. More and higher-quality capital will likely be needed to satisfy investors in anticipation ...
Business secretary Vince Cable and chancellor George Osborne have launched an ‘intense discussion’ on the issue of access to finance for small businesses. Cable and Osborne outlined the terms of discourse in Financing a Private Sector Recovery, a paper which sets out the range of finance options for different sized businesses and explores where the market is failing to provide support and if there is a role for government intervention. Cable says: ‘I’ve heard the problems businesses are facing in getting bank loans up and down the country. They need innovative ways ... Read More
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