Word count: 2000
Different business entities have different financial needs but it is important that all ensure that they have a suitable mix of long, medium and short term finance if they are to survive.
You are required to:
i) Critically assess the above statement
ii) Compare and contrast the sources of finance available to a newly created sole trader; a partnership and a well-established private limited company , and
iii) What criteria do banks use when determining whether to lend to a newly formed private limited company?