Impact assessment

The impact of the financial crisis on bank lending to SMEs: econometric analysis from the UK survey of SME finances

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Report on research exploring the extent bank lending has declined to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) following the financial crisis…

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The impact of the financial crisis on bank lending to SMEs: econometric analysis from the UK survey of SME finances.

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Report on research exploring the extent bank lending has declined to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) following the financial crisis in 2008. Aims to provide evidence on the impact of the financial crisis on the availability and cost of bank debt to SMEs and collateral requirements on bank debt. Provides context for the Breedon review of business finance and alternatives to traditional bank lending for SMEs. Underlying data for tables in this publication is also available in a machine processable format on the Transparency/Report Data webpage.