Alternative finance is growing in popularity in the UK. In 2014, £1.74 billion was Continue reading
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has called the changes announced in Continue reading
Research by the global money specialists Oxford Economics has shown that productivity amongst Finance and Leasing Association (FLA) members is seven times above the average for business sectors in the UK.
The team looked specifically at the contributions that the Continue reading
New figures highlight a significant difference between how quickly firms in each part of the UK pay their invoices.
Hitachi looked at the impact that Continue reading
A nursery firm that has its headquarters in Lichfield has just agreed a large refinancing deal with HSBC.
The package provides £260m in funds, which Busy Bees is planning to use to help it Continue reading
The latest figures from the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) showed further growth in demand from UK businesses for asset financing.
British firms borrowed 27% more from asset finance brokers this March than they did over Continue reading
The National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) has launched its first apprentice scheme.
Hitachi Capital Business Finance will partner with the NACFB to set up and run Continue reading
The British government recently announced plans for a scheme that would require banks that turn small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) down for a loan to refer them to an alternative finance provider.
The initiative is designed to make it easier for growing companies in the UK to secure Continue reading
UK businesses are struggling to maintain their profit margins as dollar and euro exchange rates change, a leading economist has said.
Firms in the UK are being squeezed in two ways because of changes in Continue reading
The Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), John Longworth, has warned that the UK’s current commercial finance system is hampering development.
Speaking in front of delegates at the BCC’s Annual Conference in Westminster, Longworth noted Continue reading