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Independent appeals
The appeals process is monitored and scrutinised by an Independent External Reviewer Professor Russel Griggs OBE, and his team of auditors. He produces quarterly and annual report on its effectiveness as well as areas for improvement

Independent appeals

If your application for business finance is turned down, you can launch an appeal to have the decision reviewed. You can also appeal if you are unhappy with the conditions attached to a lending facility agreed with your bank.

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A food company on the move

A catering venture Healthy Yummies http://www.healthyyummies.com/ in Hackney, London, has grown thanks to timely business investment. Nichola Smith, its entrepreneur, shares her story.
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Find a business mentor with mentorsme.co.uk

mentorsme.co.uk helps small and medium-sized businesses quickly and easily find a mentoring organisation that matches their requirements. Read more››

Tips for a successful finance application

The UK’s five largest high street banks offer their insight to help you ensure your application for credit stands the greatest chance for success. Read more››