Finance when you really need it

Whether you require financial backing to renovate or refurbish your property or you need urgently to restructure your loans, there are lenders out there awaiting your business. Bill Lumley examines some of the approaches hospitality business owners can take when a cash injection is needed

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Last chance saloon

Inns and pubs across the UK are closing at an unprecedented rate, with an estimated two dozen pub closures now happening every week. Bill Lumley speaks to campaign groups dedicated to force the government to recognise the injustices of the business rate system for licensees