Funding hospitality

How to grow your business: In the last instalment of our feature we investigate private investment opportunities

Funding hospitality: Private investment

By Peter Ruddick

In the final part of our special feature on securing investment for your hospitality business our focus turns to private investment: from love money courtesy of friends and family to equity houses and venture capital.

The number of lenders specialising in offering loans to hospitality businesses has increased over the last year

Hospitality funding: Specialist lenders

By Emma Eversham

With restaurateurs, hoteliers and publicans finding it harder than ever to get funding from the high street banks to grow their businesses, many have been forced to look elsewhere for finance. 

Banks are now much more reluctant to deploy capital in the hospitality industry

Funding hospitality: The banks

By Luke Nicholls

Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur with a bold idea for a new restaurant concept or a successful hotelier with plans to expand an already popular business, there’s one thing you’ll always have in common – a bank account.

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