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Invoice Financing Can Help Your Start-Up

Posted on December 01, 2014 in Factoring

Invoice Financing Can Help Your Start-Up - UK

There is a great deal of planning that goes into any business start-up, and the majority of the initial planning revolves around finances. A business plan is put together that outlines how much the...

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Understanding Invoice Discounting For Your Business

Posted on December 01, 2014 in Cash Flow

The administrative side of your business has many different moving parts to it. Each part has to find a way to work in concert with the others or you will experience inefficiencies in your operations. An inefficient operating business costs more...

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Small Businesses Need Invoice Discounting

Posted on September 18, 2014 in Cash Flow

If you ask any small business owner in the UK about the one thing they all need to be successful, they will all respond that they need some kind of an edge. The competition in the corporate world is tough, and it gets even worse for small businesses...

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Can Factoring Save Your Business?

Posted on September 18, 2014 in Factoring

Business owners work countless hours to make their dreams come true. But every dream has its ups and down, which can break the spirit of anyone. For the entrepreneurs who stay with it and get their companies past the initial start-up phase, it is...

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How Factoring Works Better Than Bank Borrowing

Posted on June 24, 2014 in Banks

When an entrepreneur starts his own business, he knows that he is going to have to understand finance if he wants to survive. What he may not realise is that he will need more than just a basic understanding of how finance works in the corporate...

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Use Invoice Discounting To Fund Payroll

Posted on June 24, 2014 in Factoring

Your invoices continue to pile up and your employees need to be paid their wages. Each and every day, UK business owners struggle to maintain the balance between a slow sales ledger and the needs of their employees. Whether you are maintaining your...

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How To Fund Your Administrative Placement Firm

Posted on June 24, 2014 in Staffing

A career in administrative work can be rewarding unto itself, or it can be a pathway to something greater. When you hear people talk about climbing the corporate ladder to success, more often than not their journey starts with an administrative job...

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Factoring OilField Companies in the UK

Posted on May 28, 2014 in Factoring

Thirty- to 90-day pay terms are standard in the oil industry and slow payment turnaround is all too common. Some larger companies are more flexible but the smaller oilfield and oilfield transportation companies often need additional help maintaining...

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Making Payroll With Invoice Discounting

Posted on May 28, 2014 in Cash Flow

Payroll is hardly an afterthought to a business owner, but it is only one part of many important financial matters that require regular attention. The problem for many business owners is that they try to keep payroll deposits on a schedule, but cash...

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Why Factoring Should Be A Permanent Business Practice

Posted on May 28, 2014 in Factoring

When an entrepreneur gets a business idea, he puts that idea down into a business plan. In that business plan he outlines what his business will do and the resources he will need to make that business a reality. The business plan includes the...

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Funding A Change To The Company Business Plan

Posted on April 30, 2014 in Business Tips

The business success stories you see where entrepreneurs had an idea and they just went with it are few and far between. For every business owner who succeeded without a business plan, there are literally hundreds who failed because they did not...

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How to Get a ‘Yes’ from Potential Business Investors

Posted on April 30, 2014 in Business Tips

Trying to raise money for your business from investors can be a challenging process. You must put on a confident face and convince others that your idea is worth their money. Perhaps you need money to finance the development and production of a...

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Invoice Financing Can Work for Small Business

Posted on March 27, 2014 in Factoring

The Bank of England’s Credit Conditions Survey for Q4 2012 showed trends in lending for the businesses in the UK. While the Funding for Lending Scheme was crucial to increased credit availability for the corporate sector, demand from SMEs was still...

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Advice for Businesses on the Brink of Insolvency

Posted on March 27, 2014 in Business Tips

There was a time when decisions about corporate turnarounds were only driven by equity and debt holders. Now, small business owners and directors are increasing their sophistication in dealing with their failing business. So much so, those same...

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How Do Manufacturers in the U.K. Get Financing for Their Orders?

Posted on March 27, 2014 in Cash Flow

Managing public finance and stimulating growth becomes a high-wire balancing act in the U.K., but the government, loan industry, and private investors understand that a healthy manufacturing economy keeps British national security strong and its...

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