Making your Finances Work for you and your Business

The Oxford Business Podcast

Apr 1 2022 • 26 mins

In this episode, Mike speaks with Marc Kavanagh founder of MK Mortgages and Michael Pawley founder of Proficio Solutions.

  • What are the current concerns around finance in 2022?
  • How do you raise finance for your business?
  • How does being self-employeed affect your ability to get a mortage?
  • How far in advance do you need to prepare your finances for lending?

Listen to the podcast to hear expert answers to those questions.


Marc Kavanagh:
Formerly a member of the Scots Guard Band, Marc founded MK Mortgages in 2014 to help buyers navigate through every stage of finding and applying for their mortgage – and ensuring they get the most suitable deal available based on their individual circumstances. MK Mortgages are able to access mortgages that you may not find when searching independently, saving you valuable time and money.

MK Mortgages

Michael Pawley:
Founder of Proficio Solutions, Micheal provides outsourced Finance Director/Chief Financial Officer services to a number of entrepreneurs and ambitious businesses, partnerships and LLPs. Their approach is to ensure that directors and business owners really understand their finances using clear, relevant, analytical information and then to work with them to take informed decisions about their businesses.

Proficio Solutions

About the Oxford Business Podcast:

The Oxford Business Podcast is a podcast by OBCN, the Oxford Business Community Network, and hosted by Mike Foster, the Entrepreneurs Mentor, and Ben Thompson from Thompson & Terry Recruitment.

Mike Foster: @mikefosteroxford
The Entrepreneurs Mentor:

Ben Thompson: @ben-thompson
Thompson & Terry Recruitement:

The Oxford Business Community Network has been established to provide a trusted, peer to peer, group networking opportunity for businesses based in Oxfordshire, where 'people buy people'.

The Oxford Business Podcast is produced by Story Ninety-Four and recorded in their Podcast Studio in central Oxford.