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Funding for Lending Scheme failing to get banks lending

The coalition is still failing to get banks lending to businesses, new figures from the British Bankers’ Association (BBA) reveal, despite the introduction of the government’s Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS), which gives cheap funding to banks on the basis that they lend money to households and businesses.

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Small firms still locked out of public contracts

Daisy Hooper details the government’s failings in allowing small firms to bid for government contracts. The will is there, but the execution leaves much to be desired

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