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#John Trethowan

# john-trethowan - 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.

# john-trethowan - Monday 18 June, 2012

Over half of loan applications refused by bailed-out banks, says ISME

The quarterly bank survey has prompted an angry response from the SME sector.

# john-trethowan - 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.

# john-trethowan - 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.

# john-trethowan - 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.