Speeding up application times with open banking

Posted by on 20th January 2022

Open Banking was introduced as part of the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2). But what does it mean for businesses applying for loans? Leveraging Open Banking capabilities, Linked Finance now delivers an application process that is faster and easier than ever before.

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Linked Finance SME Confidence Index Q3 2021

Posted by on 23rd November 2021

The latest Linked Finance SME Confidence Index includes a focus on sustainability and the Climate Action Plan. Overall, there were positive indicators from the Index. The optimism score amongst Irish SMEs was 68.5 (up from 52.8 in Q3 2020), close to the all-time high of 69.1 in Q3 2018

Linked Finance SME Confidence Index

Posted by on 8th September 2021

The inaugural Linked Finance SME Confidence Index, based on research conducted by Behaviours & Attitudes, was at 65.6 in Q2 (scored out of 100), surging from a level of 48.7 a year ago, and above the pre-pandemic level of 65.2 in Q4 2019.

Trading from behind closed doors – 7 quick tips for success

Posted by on 26th March 2021

This week we spoke with retail consultant Miriam Smith and asked her for what advice she has for businesses reopening post lockdown. Miriam is a successful business and retail consultant and has over 30 years experience in business management.  This month Miriam released a new Ebook called Retailing through Uncertainty -Time to Thrive which you […]

5 reasons to choose a Linked Finance stocking loan for your business.

Posted by on 12th October 2020

As your business enters the busy Christmas period, you’ll want to have the financial resources ready to move fast to meet customer needs and keep well stocked.  If you want to invest in growing your business, purchase more stock, take advantage of a bulk purchase opportunity or improve your working capital then look no further!  […]