Simon

Simon Cureton

Chief Executive Officer

Simon has been Chief Executive Officer at Funding Options since 2019, spearheading its transformation into a leading fintech with the launch of its Funding Cloud platform. Simon has over 27 years of experience in financial services, having held senior posts at some of the biggest players in the industry all over the world.

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What does the 2023 Spring Budget mean for businesses?

On 15 March 2023 Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his Spring Budget speech. It is Hunt’s first Spring Budget and second fiscal statement since becoming Chancellor of the Exchequer in 2022. So, what does this year’s Spring Budget mean for UK businesses?

15 Mar 2023

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Autumn Budget 2022: How does this impact UK businesses?

On 17 November 2022, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his first fiscal statement since taking office. Hunt had already reversed a handful of his predecessor Kwasi Kawrtang’s policies. As predicted, in the Autumn budget he unveiled a series of further tax rises and spending cuts, amounting to approximately £55 billion. So, what does this week’s Autumn Statement mean for businesses and workers?

17 Nov 2022

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Rishi Sunak is elected new Tory leader. Here are 5 things businesses can expect from the new Prime Minister
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5 things businesses can expect from the new Prime Minister

The former Chancellor of the Exchequer will succeed Liz Truss as Britain's next Prime Minister, it was announced today. Below, we'll discuss the possible implications on businesses the new PM might bring as he steps into office.

24 Oct 2022

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Small Business Loans

Looking for funding for your business? With loans from £1k to £15m, discover what is needed to get a small business loan with us.

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Recovery Loan Scheme

The Recovery Loan Scheme has been extended from 1 August 2022 for 2 years. Here are the new requirements.

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Trade finance – what is it?

Trade finance can give you the cash you need to pay suppliers. But what is trade finance, exactly, and who's eligible?

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