Life sciences is bucking the trend in providing Venture Capital for female founders

Alice Hu Wagner - Managing Director, Strategy, Economics and Business Development at British Business Bank Life sciences is one of the most successful sectors in the UK economy and its continued growth is a key...

Investment at the beating Heart

The life sciences industry represents one of the most successful economic sectors in the UK and its growth is an important part of the government’s Industrial Strategy. An ageing population, a growing middle class and...

Could your accountant have made a mistake with your Research and Development Tax Relief...

How would you know? What can you do about it? You could start by speaking with a specialist and even better someone who’s worked in a Top 5 CRO preparing claims for 6 years! Now...

Crowdfunding: 21st century capital for startups and SMEs

Although Britain has long been recognised as a country of pioneering scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs, it has historically been poor at making sufficient capital available for this creativity to blossom fully to the UK’s...

Having access to finance is an essential ingredient to grow and prosper

Graeme Fisher: Managing Director for Communications and Policy at British Business Bank Smaller businesses are a fundamental part of the UK economy, driving growth and employment creation. Those businesses categorised as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)...

Patient capital is the key to unlocking growth in the life sciences sector

By Keith Morgan, CEO, British Business Bank The British Business Bank, as the UK’s national economic development bank, has a mission to make finance markets for smaller businesses operate more effectively, enabling those businesses to...