SME Lending and Deposits

Trends covering the scope of member support for UK small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), through the provision of loans and overdrafts, holdings of cashflow and longer-term deposits.  Data is shown across standard industrial categories and across regions of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Latest data

There were 69,980 new loans and overdrafts approved for a value of £7.0bn in Q3 2018

Banks approved eight out of ten applications for SME Finance

Cash held in both immediate and notice accesible SME accounts continue to rise

SME Update - Q3 2018 

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SME Aggregates - Q3 2018 (XLSX) 

UK Finance Members only GB NI 


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