CBILS – Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Coronavirus business finance update

As news continues to trickle out about the UK Government supported lending scheme we’ll continue to update you. All the major high-street banks are signed up to deliver the scheme and so if you have a strong business and a good relationship with your bank then they should be your first port of call. Your […]

Coronavirus finance updates

Coronavirus business finance update

During the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis this page will be frequently updated with business and property lending updates. Please follow the links below to access finance or to help your business survive the Coronavirus outbreak. The links above will give the latest information Acorn.finance advisors can advise on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans Scheme and […]

How to calculate and minimise your business cash-burn

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As the Coronavirus crisis deepens every business owner needs to examine their cash flow position and take every possible measure to save their business.  Don’t wait for the bale out, not every business will be able to take advantage of it. If you have an accounts package such as Xero, Quickbooks, Sage or Wave then […]

The 5 steps to extending or refurbishing your pub or bar

About Acorn.finance Contact us  Don’t apply for a loan or mortgage without knowing exactly what you need.  Whilst in many cases someone with my experience might be able to give you options of what is available in the marketplace, if you only approach your own bank (like 60% of other UK business owners do) then […]

Help for Carillion’s stricken suppliers

Thousands of Small businesses across Britain have been hit, the British Business Bank offers a lifeline. About Acorn.finance Contact us Acorn.finance – solving your problems The fallout around Carillion’s collapse hits thousands of small businesses As small businesses across a multitude of business sectors are facing the realisation that their biggest customer has gone to […]

Don’t panic – interest rates are rising but it’s not the end of the world

Rising interest rates?

Thanks to the Morning Advertiser for a great article explaining the impact of the recent interest rate hike on the licensed trade. The main points being; A £250,000 mortgage will increase by around £30 per month. A £500,000 mortgage will increase by around £60 per month. For the typical publican therefore, the impact of the hike […]