Tag Archives: banking

Cash Flow Problems – what are the available solutions?

If your business has cash flow problems you may want to look for financial solutions. We can explore what these options are but you can also focus your internal operations to operate more efficiently. In terms of operations you can … Continue reading

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Sunday Papers – Bad Advice?

I was reading an article in the sunday papers about an undercover journalist who had approached the high street banks with a business plan. He was requesting a £3,000 overdraft facility for a retail jewellery business. His complaint was that … Continue reading

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Good luck in 2012

As 2011 draws to an end we wanted to wish everyone all the best for the New Year. 2011 proved to be another challenging year in difficult economic times. A lot of SME’s still feel let down by our banks and … Continue reading

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We have reduced a clients service fee by over 50%

We have been working with a print company who were using their own bank to provide invoice finance facilities. They enquired via our website about reviewing their facility. We discovered that their bank had essentially been overcharging them for the … Continue reading

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BofE base rate kept at 0.5% – are you benefiting?

The Bank of England base rate will remain at 0.5%. It is publicised that this is good news for borrowers but bad news for savers. If you are an invoice finance client there is a good chance you are operating … Continue reading

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Perception of Factoring

When dealing with clients we are often told that the facility “must be confidential” because they fear their customers response to them factoring. I can accept that historically factoring was the finance of last resort but this is no longer … Continue reading

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Latest Client – Engineering Company

We were recently asked to help an engineering business who wanted to leave their existing funder who was a high street bank. The business taking the opportunity to implement a new strategy which was to focus on higher margins and … Continue reading

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Overdraft or Invoice Finance

I am often asked whether an invoice finance facility is cheaper than an overdraft facility. In short the answer is ‘no’. An invoice finance facility is typically more expensive than an overdraft facility. This is because of the workload involved … Continue reading

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