Julian Rose explains why the UK was the only EU country to receive no EIB financial support for SMEs in 2015

In its 2015 Annual Statistical Review, published last week, the European Investment Bank (EIB) reports that it lent €8 billion to projects and programmes in the UK in 2015 - but none of that money was directly targeted at helping small and medium-sized businesses. The UK was the only country in the European Union to have zero EIB financing support specifically for SMEs.

Julian Rose explains why the UK was the only EU country to receive no EIB financial support for SMEs in 2015

May 04, 2016

In its 2015 Annual Statistical Review, published last week, the European Investment Bank (EIB) reports that it lent €8 billion to projects and programmes in the UK in 2015 - but none of that money was directly targeted at helping small and medium-sized businesses. The UK was the only country in the European Union to have zero EIB financing support specifically for SMEs.

GE completes sale of commercial lending and leasing assets in Australia and New Zealand to Bain Capital Credit

General Electric (GE) has completed the sale of GE Capital’s commercial lending and leasing portfolios in Australia and New Zealand (A&NZ) to Bain Capital Credit.

GE completes sale of commercial lending and leasing assets in Australia and New Zealand to Bain Capital Credit

May 03, 2016

General Electric (GE) has completed the sale of GE Capital’s commercial lending and leasing portfolios in Australia and New Zealand (A&NZ) to Bain Capital Credit.

Babcock signs £47m MOD fleet leasing deal in UK

Babcock has signed a new contract to manage the UK Ministry of Defence’s fleet of lease and hire non-combat vehicles, with the target of making savings of £100 million. The award of the £47 million contract follows the Defence Secretary’s instruction last year that the cost of vehicle hire was reviewed and reduced.

Babcock signs £47m MOD fleet leasing deal in UK

May 03, 2016

Babcock has signed a new contract to manage the UK Ministry of Defence’s fleet of lease and hire non-combat vehicles, with the target of making savings of £100 million. The award of the £47 million contract follows the Defence Secretary’s instruction last year that the cost of vehicle hire was reviewed and reduced.