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The challenge for the 'challengers'

24th Jul 2019   ·   The ThinCats Team   ·   Insights

It’s no secret that the reputation of the main high street banks has been eroded over the past few years, not least in the eyes of those running small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). And, while the new wave of challenger banks have been heralded as saviours, they are beset by many of the same underlying problems as their older, larger siblings.

2019 SME survey reveals shift towards alternative finance for younger businesses

8th Aug 2019   ·   The ThinCats Team   ·   Insights

We recently surveyed more than 500 medium sized UK businesses about their experiences when seeking external funding: how often, how much, what for and where from.

Bank branch cull shifts business lending expertise to alternative finance

15th Feb 2019   ·   The ThinCats Team   ·   Insights

The high street bank continues its move from community cornerstone to museum piece – to the detriment of Britain’s small businesses.

When fate hands you a Lehman

11th Sep 2018   ·   The ThinCats Team   ·   Insights

How the collapse of global finance a decade ago decimated SME lending and catalysed an alternative

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