Government is out of step with real funding issues

March 2011
Credit Management;Mar2011, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses funding issues in the government and the refusal of banks to lend capital to businesses in Great Britain. According to the author, banks should understand more about the needs of their customers and businesses should also help themselves to avoid collapse. The Export Credit Guarantees Department (ECGD) has launched a number of products that are unavailable from the private sector for small businesses.


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