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#Credit Review Office

# credit-review-office - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Taking on the banks and winning - all in a day's work for this Irish businessman

Liam Murphy had his loan application rejected – but he didn’t allow that to deter him.

# credit-review-office - Monday 10 November, 2014

Been knocked back for a business loan? Well, here's some good news

The Credit Review Office has been overturning a lot of rejected applications.

# credit-review-office - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

Credit Reviewer says banks need to show more 'risk-taking' in lending

John Trethowan’s eighty quarterly review criticises banks for not being adventurous enough in lending to businesses.

# credit-review-office - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Complaints about bank lending 'made by people who haven't sought loans'

The quarterly review of the Credit Reviewer notes that banks can only lend whenever someone applies for a loan.

# credit-review-office - Monday 29 August, 2011

Banks won't meet lending targets - because too few businesses want loans

The Credit Review Office says banks won’t meet their targets for lending to small businesses – but that it’s not their fault.

# credit-review-office - Monday 23 May, 2011

Loan approval rates nearly halved in three years - CSO

90 per cent of all business loan applications were approved in 2007, but only 50 per cent were given the thumbs-up by 2010.

# credit-review-office - Monday 14 March, 2011

From Business ETC Small businesses report more difficulty in securing bank credit Credit

Small businesses report more difficulty in securing bank credit

A huge 48 per cent of small firms are finding it difficult to access credit from banks, according to the business group Isme.