Access to finance still holding transport sector back


 

Over half the transport firms planning to secure bank lending in the next 12 months fear their request will be turned down, according to the results of the latest Close Brothers Business Barometer. Around four in 10 UK transport firms plan to seek lending for business growth in the next year, suggests the quarterly survey, but many in the transport sector are unsure how to fund their plans with over a third of transport bosses admitting their knowledge of funding […]