Our latest thoughts, opinions and guidance in the realms of investment and finance
18th Nov 2016
Mini-bonds vs Corporate Bonds: Balancing Risk with Reward
What are mini-bonds and how do they differ from traditional corporate bonds? This blog posts discusses the structure of the two instruments, why companies would decide to issue one or the other and what investors should look out for.
10th Nov 2016
UK Bond Network update | November 2016
UK Bond Network receives direct FCA authorisation | Upfront Car Finance plc: Tranche 3 now in pre-auction | Progress to Excellence complete £750,000 bond issue | iwoca 9% Bond matured
19th Oct 2016
Bidding in ranged auctions
This blog post sheds some light on how we use an auction process to distribute Bonds to investors, in particular where the borrowing business has a funding requirement within a range.
5th Sep 2016
Micro-investing: Take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves
With the BoE's recent interest rate cuts, it has become particularly difficult for seasoned investors to grow their money, but even more so for individual savers. Now, new 'micro-investing' platforms are opening investment up for people from any financial situation.
23rd Aug 2016
Top 10 people to follow for SME finance advice
Our pick of the top 10 people to follow on Twitter for SME finance advice, from online networks to politicians, to help you stay abreast of all of your funding options and guide you to choosing the right one for you.
15th Aug 2016
6 Steps to Scaling Up
While there is no fail-safe formula for securing 20 percent growth per year, following these 6 steps will help you to put your best foot forward and ensure you’re well positioned for growth.