SME Webinar

SME Webinar SME Webinar

15 October 2020


10:00 - 10:45



SME Webinar offering a financial review for SMEs

Join us to get the latest on SME finance issues. This includes the latest on the government loan schemes and their revised terms, including Pay as You Grow, as well as an update on Trade Credit Insurance and the CBI’s push for an extension of the current backstop. Our expert speakers will reflect on what comes next, as well as the new services available to SMEs as part of the Open Banking agenda. Hear from a SME who describes how open banking made a difference to his business.

Updates include:

  • Coronavirus finance support
  • Trade credit insurance
  • Open Banking
    • What it is and how it can benefit SMEs
    • How SMEs can engage
    • What changes SMEs may already be seeing
    • The future of open banking.


  • Chris Wilford, Head of Financial Services Policy, CBI
  • David Beardmore, Ecosystem Development Director, Open Banking
  • Chris Matthews, CEO, Alevere and Silverlink Clinics
  • Deborah Fraser, Director - Regions, CBI (Chair)

If you have questions, or examples in mind, please send them over by email to ahead of the webinar

Get in touch

Anne Cullom

Anne Cullom

Events Manager - East of England