Helping SMEs achieve sustainable growth

Did you know that small and medium sized businesses contribute more than £2billion annually to the UK economy? Hear how, In a changing world, BNP Paribas is supporting SMEs to achieve company growth plans in the UK and overseas.

BNP Paribas took part in the 'Credit Experts' programme, produced in partnership by the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) and ITN Productions, to discuss the challenges faced by UK SMEs looking to achieve sustainable growth during times of political and economic uncertainty. Introduced by National newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky, the programme features key industry interviews and news-style reports along with sponsored editorial profiles.  

In the programme we discuss how BNP Paribas' strong UK heritage, partnered with its global reach, helps SMEs achieve their business objectives both in the UK, and overseas. Services including BNP Paribas Commercial Finance's SME funding expertise, Arval (BNP Paribas Group)'s car leasing solutions and BNP Paribas Leasing Solution's asset finance services help business owners manage cashflow as they continue on their growth journey. 

BNP Paribas Commercial Finance Managing Director David Morris draws upon our domestic and cross-border expertise, and how our presence across 17 countries supports SME business owners with the funding and support needed to trade and grow effectively both in the UK and across Europe. 


“The Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) is the largest recognised professional body in the world for the credit management community.  Formed over 75 years ago, the Institute was granted its Royal Charter in 2014.  Representing all areas of the credit and collections lifecycle, it is the trusted leader and expert in its filed, providing its members with support, resources, advice and career development as well as a networking and interactive community. “


“ITN Productions Industry News produces bespoke creative and commercial content for broadcasters, businesses, brands, rights holders and digital channels. Industry News forms part of this offering and is a communications tool for leading industry bodies and national associations produced in a broadcast news-style programme format, including interviews, news items and sponsored editorial profiles.”