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Nick Hube

Government urged to extend loan scheme to asset finance

The governments main lending scheme for small business should be extended to asset finance, a leasing company has said, as the figures show a sharp drop in lending under the scheme. Latest lending figures show that between April and June 2011, the EFG offered 919 loans worth £93.1 million to small businesses, down from a peak of £254.9 in same quarter of 2009