Detail of outcome
The government response provides an analysis of the responses to the consultation. It also explains how government will ensure stable financial conditions for all business and help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) who face the greatest problems getting access to finance.
This consultation ran from to
Seeks views on measures to ensure viable businesses have access to suitable and diverse sources of finance.
A business finance green paper to ensure businesses have access to a more diverse range of sources of finance that suits their needs. It seeks views to help inform government on:
- the range of finance options available for different sized businesses
- where the market is failing to provide finance and if there is a role for government intervention
- how business and the government can work together to produce a diverse, competitive and sustainable financial environment
See the ‘Issues Paper: Call for Evidence for background information.