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With new Paragon research finding that transport SMEs are set to increase investment Dale Trenam, Paragon's Head of Transport Finance, reflects on the research and the new report An SME Led Recovery. 

Over half of SMEs are set to increase recruitment during 2023 due to improved turnover and rising confidence in the sector.

It’s national apprenticeship week and the theme this year is ‘skills for life’. We’ve put together a guide for SMEs on taking on an apprentice. 

The Government’s new ‘Energy Bills Discount Scheme’ will launch in April. We examine what the new scheme means for SMEs.

Recruiting and retaining employees is becoming increasingly difficult for SMEs, with many companies turning to flexible working practices to attract talent.

Our report shows SMEs are targeting growth and continuing to invest despite growing economic pressures.

We caught up with Business Development Manager Grant in our latest ‘Five mins with…’ series, about his new position within the SME department and gave us an insight into who he is!

In our ‘Five mins with…’ series of interviews, we spoke to Business Development Manager, Jamie Thompson, about his new role in SME Lending.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak faced a difficult task before delivering his 2022 Spring Statement. Find out everything you need to know as we recap some of the key announcements.

The answer in four out of five cases is currently to landfill. Paragon SME Lending customer Textek is on a mission to change that, with support from the bank. 

Paragon Bank PLC is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England number 05390593. Registered office 51 Homer Road, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3QJ. Paragon Bank PLC is registered on the Financial Services Register under the firm reference number 604551