Bank rejection levels means bank lending to SMEs remains below pre-financial crisis levels – but that needn’t spell the end of your business plans.

Join FOLK2FOLK, CIOSIF, Access2Finance and RRL to learn about your options if your bank has said no!


  • We (often) say ‘yes’ when banks say ‘no’! FOLK2FOLK, Rachel Thomson
    • Too old? Wrong sector? Diversifying? Property development? Refinancing? Our commonsense approach to lending means we’re often able to say yes when the bank’s computer says no!
  • Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Investment Fund CIOSIF, Brent Treloar
    • Learn about the criteria and how to access this £40m Fund available for start-up, early-stage and developing SMEs.
  • 7 Point Plan to Raising Finance & How to Pitch for Crowdfunding Access2Finance, John Whittaker
    • Essential 7 points businesses should consider before beginning their journey to raise finance and how to put together a pitch for crowdfunding.
  • Grants 101 RRL, Alison Elvey
    Find out what grants are available for businesses in Cornwall & Devon,how to access them and what the future holds.

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FOLK2FOLK, Number One Business Centre, Western Road, Launceston, PL15 7FJ

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