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Why electric vehicles are good for business

In this article, we discuss why you should consider investing in the switch from combustion engines to electric sooner rather than later. We take a look at the benefits of electric vehicles and why switching is a potential opportunity for businesses.

30 Nov 2021

Autumn Budget Review 2021: The Reaction

Last week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer presented his budget and spending review for Autumn 2021, here are the other key points for businesses to take note of.

08 Nov 2021

What is a soft asset?

Assets are an item that you or your business own that have a value, such as buildings, money in the bank, vehicles, plant and machinery, stock. They are generally categorised as hard assets or soft assets. Here, we look at the term soft asset and what this actually means.

04 Oct 2021

Three opportunities for financing sustainable energy

In this article, we will give you some hypothetical examples to show you how to use asset finance to reduce the risk when investing in green technologies whilst aiding cashflow.

14 Sep 2021

Save money by investing with the Super Deduction Tax Scheme

With many businesses still navigating the long path to recovery following recent disruption, we are keeping you up to date with the various schemes that the Government are making available to support business owners.

23 Jul 2021

Manage the risk when going green. These are the top 5 renewable assets you can finance

For so long, we have been discussing climate change and the need to do something about it at a global and national level. However, up until recently, businesses have not really considered their own impact and what they can do to make a difference.

21 Jun 2021

Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) – what is it and how does it work?

Has your business been interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic?

Do you need financial support to help kickstart things again? 

The Government has recently announced that the Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) will replace previous financial schemes, including CBILS, and will provide financial support to eligible businesses across the UK as they recover and grow following the coronavirus pandemic.

19 May 2021

Invoice Discounting or Invoice Factoring: which one is best for business?

Issuing and cashing invoices is part of the day-to-day tasks for many businesses. Even though it’s a straightforward job, we know how frustrating it can be when you’re waiting for payments to arrive and how that can quickly turn sour when the due date passes.

16 Apr 2021

Asset refinancing – could you benefit?

If you are finding that your business is asset rich and cash flow is slow in these times, the answer could be to release the money tied up in your assets. Using your assets as a way to boost capitol is known as asset refinance.

09 Apr 2021

How does refinancing business assets support restructure?

In business, you need solutions and support to the dynamic needs of your business cycle.

With that in mind, there may come a point when you feel your business is in need of a restructure. 

26 Mar 2021

Reaction from Wednesday’s budget - Chris Mangle, Executive Director

Following Wednesday’s budget, there’s been a fair bit to digest.
One thing I think we can all agree on, to quote Rishi Sunak, “is that Business investment creates jobs, lifts growth, spurs innovation and drives productivity.” 

05 Mar 2021