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SME access to finance report: July 2009

Published: 14 Jul 2009
Directorate:
Chief Economist Directorate
Part of:
Economy

This report draws on data from the Access to Finance Survey July 2009 to assess access to finance conditions for SMEs.

Published:
14 Jul 2009
SME access to finance report: July 2009

This report, published in July 2009, presents the findings of the Scottish Government's first survey on Access to Finance for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).  It considers how credit conditions are perceived to have changed for SMEs in Scotland since 2007, drawing on the results for Scotland from the 2007 UK-wide Financing UK Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Survey, undertaken by the Centre for Business Research. It considers the current constraints faced by SMEs in Scotland as a result of the credit crunch and economic downturn.

SME access to finance: July 2009

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