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Helping you to understand business and acquisition finance.

Updates to the Recovery Loan Scheme

Updates to the Recovery Loan Scheme

Extension of the Recovery Loan Scheme   The original Recovery Loan Scheme launched in April 2021 to help businesses recover from the impacts of Covid-19. The original scheme was largely successful, helping nearly 19,000 businesses access an average of £202,000 in...

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What is revenue based financing?

What is revenue based financing?

Traditionally, commercial lending was focused on asset-based security. For years, this has proven to be a great option for a lot of businesses as typically they would have a lot of heavy assets like plant and machinery, property and other heavy assets that lenders...

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8 Sources of Funds available for businesses

8 Sources of Funds available for businesses

Start-up Loan Companies that are in early stages are massive risks for potential investors as you have no evidence that your business will succeed which makes it very risky. However, the government has launched a start-up loan scheme which helps a business with a...

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Unsecured VS Secured Loan: What’s right for you?

Unsecured VS Secured Loan: What’s right for you?

Running a business is difficult, however it’s crucial for a business owner to understand what business finance is available and which one is appropriate for their business. Moreover, knowing the distinction between Unsecured and Secured loans and what they each offer...

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Working Capital

Working Capital

Whether your business is struggling to grow or not, working capital can help support your running costs, it can also help fund projects and help your business stay stable. In this blog we will explore everything that you need to acknowledge about working capital which...

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Invoice Finance For Construction

Invoice Finance For Construction

For a construction business, access to working capital is critical. Cash moves in and out of a construction business fast. Due to the payment processes involved in the construction industry, contractors usually wait a long time to receive their money for completed...

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What We’ve Been Asked About Construction Project Finance

What We’ve Been Asked About Construction Project Finance

Although faced with the economic uncertainties of Brexit and generally poor growth forecasts, the construction industry in the UK has reason to be optimistic about its future, said construction management consultants L.E.K. on the 17th of January 2019. Some of the...

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A Guide to Bridging Loans For Property Developers

A Guide to Bridging Loans For Property Developers

If you are a property developer, you’ll typically need access to some form of finance to develop a property or properties. Access to that finance is typically by way of borrowing against the security of the property itself. And that form of property development...

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Construction Equipment Financing

Construction Equipment Financing

According to the Construction Equipment Association (CEA), in a press release dated the 29th of April 2019, the UK’s construction sector occupies the top spot in Europe with a 24% share of the total market. The UK is also ranked 5th in the world and earns an estimated...

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What is Construction Asset Finance?

What is Construction Asset Finance?

The resources needed for any construction project are likely to be considerable. They include the assets to which any construction company needs access. Assets such as equipment, plant, light and heavy earthmoving machinery, trucks, excavators, cranes, crushers,...

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The Truth About Invoice Finance

The Truth About Invoice Finance

Ask 10 peoples’ opinions about invoice finance and you’ll get 10 different answers. “Your customers will think you’re struggling”. “It’s expensive.” “It’s only for companies in trouble.” Like most myths, there is, or rather was an element of truth behind these claims....

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