In this 45-minute webinar, CEOs from leading FinTech companies shared their perspectives on how they could help small businesses stricken by the coronavirus lockdown.
Written by Claire Woffenden April 9, 2020
To help small businesses in the UK get better access to coronavirus loans, The FinTech Times brought together an expert panel for a compelling webinar on 8 April 2020.
The webinar covered the hot topic in the business world – the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), which was set up by the UK government to provide financial support to smaller businesses (SMEs) across the UK that are losing revenue, and seeing their cashflow disrupted, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Concerns around the CBILS have focused on how the banking sector, plagued with legacy technologies, appeared ill-prepared to deal with the deluge of requests triggered by the scheme, and that the wider FinTech lending market had been excluded.
The online session was hosted by Mark Walker , Editorial Director at The FinTech Times, with a panel that featured:
Points raised in the webinar discussion, hosted on Zoom, included the key ways these FinTech leaders believed the CBILS should be improved:
The panel also discussed how FinTechs would be able to help:
Date Issued April 2020.
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