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Solving business cashflow problems, enabling business growth
11/12/2017

Global Asset Finance Limited aims to solve the common cashflow problem felt by SMEs. We achieve this by removing the time lag between when you raise an invoice and when you are actually paid by your customer. This gives you the short-term finance you need to grow. We see our clients as partners not simply customers. We develop real relationships with
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What is Trade & Export Finance?
04/12/2017

Trade Finance is a funding and support solution for businesses buying goods for resale from UK or overseas suppliers. It bridges the cashflow gap between paying suppliers and receiving payment from customers, and provides support from a team of dedicated trade specialists. Who is it for? Trade Finance is for UK businesses buying and onward
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Golden Rules For Property Development
27/11/2017

Property development is becoming increasingly popular, especially in a cooling market. Profit margins are becoming slimmer for straight flipping (buy to sell without development) so people are starting to look for properties in need of a little Tender Loving Care “TLC” to make that extra fortune. It’s still frustrating to witness inexperienced property developers fall
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Helping Businesses To Deliver Christmas 2017
20/11/2017

It’s not quite time for Chris Rea to start singing about driving home for Christmas yet, but festive cards have found their way on to shelves and beautifully packaged bits and bobs declaring themselves as the ‘ideal Christmas gift’ are popping up here, there and everywhere. Christmas shopping on the whole used to be a
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The rise of the a new world order E-Supermarket
13/11/2017

Amazon’s recent acquisition of Wholefoods signals a huge shift in the way food and beverages are purchased. We look at what impact this will have on the F&B industry and the pros of an increasingly digitised supply chain. When it was announced that Amazon would buy Whole Foods for $13.7bn (£10.7bn) A deal that marks the
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Fireworks in November?
10/11/2017

According to Rightmove, asking prices bounced back from a fall of 1.2% in September to a rise of 1.1% in October. It’s the biggest October rise for three years, but those figures mask some very varied market conditions across the different regions and sectors. Digging below the surface, it is clear we are moving towards
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Beauty meets the beast: What happens when SME companies enter large retailers?
06/11/2017

In a bid to tap into the increasingly popular organic beauty category, high-end retailers are reaching out to small, independent cosmetic companies. We get under the skin of these B2B sales dynamic. Made predominantly with plant extracts and naturally derived ingredients, beauty products have been getting a lot of press in recent years. In fact,
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How to Get Business Funding for an Idea
31/10/2017

Great ideas almost always start from humble beginnings. Start-ups all over the world happen when just one person has an idea, whether they’re driving their car, out shopping, or at the gym. And of course, therein lies the problem for lots of people with big ideas – they cost money rather than just an idea,
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Edtech: How technology has impacted the education sector
24/10/2017

Shaking up the concept of traditional financial services, digital challenger banks such as Starling and Monzo have revolutionised the way we save and spend our money. And now, technology is poised to disrupt the education sector. Here’s what you need to know about the continued success of fintech and the rise of edtech. Having identified a
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Factoring v Selective Invoice Finance
16/10/2017

SMEs have been hampered by slow paying customers for decades. This problem has seemingly worsened over recent years. Traditional financing methods such as Factoring and Invoice Discounting have been used by those businesses experiencing payment problems for many years. These products are generally subject to a one or two year agreement and all the clients’ invoices will
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