In difficult financial times, chasing invoices is quickly becoming the full-time career of many business owners. When times are tough, payments can dry up, leaving your own enterprise without the vital lifeblood it needs to grow and thrive. Invoice factoring allows ambitious businesses to release cash flow still tied up in unpaid invoices – helping you to grow, even when cash-strapped clients put the brakes on.
Invoice discounting helps thousands of businesses in the UK to turn unpaid invoices into cash in the bank confidentially. It’s a fuss-free process used by many major companies that can support your growth by providing finance that grows in direct proportion to your turnover.
Be it Hire Purchase or Lease, is one of the most widely used forms of business funding. It is used by every type of business to acquire a whole spectrum of business critical assets, covering everything from a Laptop to a Lear Jet.
Trade Finance is a way of taking away the payment risk and the supply risk for those involved in the trade cycle.
It can assist if you have either a confirmed order, or if you have shipped goods, helping bridge the gap between paying suppliers and receiving money from buyers.
If so, stock finance can be used to release cash otherwise tied up in a warehouse.
Finance can be raised against both raw materials and finished goods.
Stock finance is sometimes offered on a standalone basis, but more commonly forms part of a structured asset-based lending facility. Providing you have good stock management systems, as your stock holding increases so too will your stock finance facility.
Do you have unencumbered or part encumbered assets that you would like to work a little harder for you? Our refinance product might be the perfect answer for you to get a quick and simple cash injection into your business.
A commercial mortgage could help release cash tied up in one of the business’ most valuable assets. Or we can look to refinance a current facility in order to secure more attractive rates or release equity.
Bridging finance could help with a short-term funding gap, with funding decisions available in some cases inside 2 days.
Identifying the grants available to finance businesses can be a confusing process. Currently, there is a wide range of grant finance available from both government and private funds for Entrepreneurs, Start-ups and SMEs, whether it’s start-up funding or capital investment in return for creating jobs in deprived areas. Grants are usually available for specific purposes: eg exporting and relocation costs, or investment in machinery.
From Professional Indemnity to Public Liability, business insurance is a vital yet often overlooked safety net for any business. The City Broker can introduce you to the best business insurance specialists in the market.
MANAGEMENT BUY-OUT / BUY-IN
Credit protection is in effect “bad debt insurance” which ensures that you are protected from bad debt. This bad debt will usually come in the form of a business’s debtor going bust. Bad debt such as this can have a detrimental impact on a business’s cash flow, especially for companies with only a few select customers.
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