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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. 

SME fraud cost UK businesses £59.2 million in the first half of last year - an increase of 35%. We look at some of the measures to help businesses protect themselves.

Neal Moy, Paragon Development Finance Deputy Managing Director, gives his view on the key trends that will impact SME housebuilders in 2022. 

UK SMEs have needed to show flexibility and resilience in the face of COVID-19. Our recent survey looks at how SMEs are bouncing back and reveals the six key trends driving recovery.

Find out how we have worked with the British Business Bank to deliver funding to UK businesses throughout the pandemic and help support their recovery.

Our recent SME survey reveals the Government Recovery Loan Scheme is playing a key part in supporting businesses as they bounce back from the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Government has launched a green training initiative for SMEs through its Together for our Planet campaign – this is everything business owners need to know about it.

Running a small business and taking care of your health can be tricky things for SME owners to juggle. Find a way to balance your work and wellbeing priorities with these practical tips. 

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