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How Selective Invoice Finance can help your FMCG Business
31/10/2019

For Fast Moving Commercial Goods (FMCG) businesses there is never a dull moment. With short shelf-lives and fast product sales, managing this high turnover can be fun and rewarding. However, it can also be a challenge, especially when it comes to typically slow-moving finance. So, what can FMCG businesses do to help improve their cash flow and
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What is Purchase Order Finance
21/10/2019

Purchase Order Finance is funding advanced to a supplier secured against a confirmed Purchase Orders. To qualify for this type of funding, the Purchase Order will need to have come from a relatively well established and financially secure customer, as the finance company will want to make sure that the buyer is in a position
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UK Economy Growth
14/10/2019

Despite signs of positive growth in Q1, figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that the UK economy shrank by 0.2% between April and June this year. A 0.2% contraction may not seem significant, but it is important to remember that this is the first time that the economy has shrunk since
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Autumn Property Hiatus
11/10/2019

Cheap mortgages, a resilient economy, Brexit fatigue and an endless round of extensions have enabled the housing market to weather the storm created by the referendum far better than most commentators had predicted. And, as we reported last month, there have even been times when the market has performed above the levels of previous years.
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Asset Refinance / Sale and Leaseback, Capital Release
07/10/2019

Refinancing (Capital Release) is a quick way to access the value of assets on your existing balance sheet and use that value elsewhere within your business – for example, to fund a deposit on new equipment or ease cash flow. Sale and HP back or Leaseback is a form of refinance that can be used
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What is Asset Finance?
30/09/2019

Asset finance is a type of lending that gives you access to hard assets such as machinery, vehicles and equipment, and soft business assets such as software, office fittings and training. It can also enable you to release cash from the value in assets you already own. Paying cash upfront for business assets can be
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Early Payment Discounts
23/09/2019

Deciding whether to offer discounts is a difficult business decision that can both help and hinder your business. Early payment discounts can be an excellent way to draw in clients, but you don’t want to lose out on making a profit. So, are they right for your business? Early Payment Discounts in simple terms, is
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Managing your Supply Chain in any growing business
16/09/2019

As your business grows, the industry environment and climate evolve. As a result, what was once working for your supply chain may not be as efficient anymore? Furthermore, it a very delicate structure, one that needs nurturing and attention. So, what can you do to manage your supply chain when your business is growing? Know
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What has the UK Government Proposed for affordable housing Standards?
13/09/2019

The former Prime Minister Theresa May announced in June 2019 several aims concerning the government’s plan for affordable homes. As part of these plans, May outlined a rise of new design standards to ensure the production of high-quality homes for the long-term. Bundled with guarantees for improved tenant’s rights, May’s new standards hoped to balance
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Invoice Discounting & How Could It Help Your Business
09/09/2019

For many businesses, poor Cashflow is a sticking point of the organisation. Instead of worrying about where the next source of income is coming from, flexible invoice discounting can help to unlock the money that is yours but currently tied up in invoices. So, is unlocking revenue and improving cash flow through flexible invoice discounting
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