Trade finance – (Import and Export financial options)

Trade Finance Trade Finance (Import & Export Finance) In its simplest form it can fund a business’s supply chain when a traditional bank cannot. We take true risk through purchasing goods on the back of a purchase order without using the client’s balance sheet as security, unlike banks. It is often used for bringing finished goods
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The Benefits of Crowd Funding

Alternative sources of finance appear to be of increasing interest to businesses in the UK and beyond that are keen to look beyond the traditional high street lenders in order to expand and further their endeavours. If you’re keen to explore these avenues, it may be that equity crowd funding is the right course of
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Do More Online Campaign Launched To Help SMEs

Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) interested in bridging loans and other forms of finance are being offered further support from the government in order to build up their presence on the internet. The Do More Online campaign, as it has been dubbed, includes £2 million of funding through local enterprise partnerships in order to further
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UK Private Sector Businesses ‘At All Time High’

The number of UK-based private sector businesses has reached a new record of 5.2 million, with small companies now accounting for 33 per cent of private sector turnover – news sure to be of interest to those involved in the trade finance industry. According to the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, this figure represents
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CMA Investigating SME Lending Sector

CMA Investigating SME Lending Sector. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that it will be conducting an investigation into the small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) trade finance services and the personal current account sectors. There are several concerns that the organisation has regarding the effectiveness of competition in these particular industries, including restricted
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Alternative Lending Market ‘To Reach £1.74bn By Year End’

The alternative commercial finance services market in the UK, which includes peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding and invoice trading, is being predicted to hit £1.74 billion by the end of 2014, according to a new study conducted by the University of Cambridge and Nesta. Furthermore, expert forecasts are now indicating that the market will reach £4.4 billion
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SMEs ‘More Confident’ Regarding Investment Opportunities

Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are growing in confidence with regards to their investment opportunities in the future, according to a new report, suggesting that an increasing number may start accessing property finance services in the coming months. Findings from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) indicate that SMEs around the world have seen
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Introduction – Trade Finance for your Customer Orders

Introduction – Trade Finance for your Customer Orders Global Asset Finance Limited provides trade finance to clients involved in exporting or importing finished goods through: Providing appropriate finance to fund the transaction; Minimizing risks, particularly credit and political risks; and Managing the supply chain cash flow. GLOBAL ASSET FINANCE LIMITED comprises knowledgeable and technically proficient
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