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# John Trethowan

All time
# wrong answer
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.
# Recession
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.
# Lending
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
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
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.