This report investigates how the UK market for bank lending to small and medium enterprises compares internationally.
This report considers the performance of the UK market for bank lending to small and medium enterprises compared to a set of international peers.
The report is split into 3 parts:
- analysis of the UK market and the historical development of banking arrangements
- a cross-country analysis, investigating how the UK compares to Germany, Italy and the USA
- a feasibility review of a potential study on the relationship between competition and lending