Category Archives: Invoice Finance

The impact of concentration limits on a factoring facility

Concentration limits are often ignored until funding is restricted and at this stage it is often too late. A concentration limit indicates how much of a debtor book a lender will allow with a single debtor. When I say allow … Continue reading

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Dragon touches on basic house keeping and cash flow

Writing the first in a new series of guest blogs for the Institute of Credit Management (ICM), serial entrepreneur James Caan suggests that small businesses need to act to remove the barriers to payment and he urges smaller businesses to … Continue reading

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The benefits of using a factoring broker

If a factoring broker is ‘worth their salt’ they should offer you benefits over and above just randomly selecting some lenders from the yellow pages. A good factoring broker will aim to understand your business and it’s requirement. Only when … Continue reading

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Factoring Dispursements – the hidden costs.

When speaking to clients and reviewing their factoring and invoice discounting facilities I am often amazed at how much their dispursements are. What amazes me more is often they don’t actually know what what those dispursements are. It is not … Continue reading

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Factoring for an air conditioning company

Our latest client is an air conditioning company that was looking for a cash flow solution. They had approached their bank for an invoice finance facility but because some of their work was underpinned by contracts with main contractors the … Continue reading

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Finance for a new start recruitment company

We see a lot of enquiries for new start recruitment businesses where someone working in recruitment has decisded to start up on their own. These can range from a one person operations right through to well capitalised multi office operations. … Continue reading

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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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Construction Factoring – What are your options?

Construction factoring can be hard to come by but there are a number of options available. In the first instance you may need to see if all lenders will consider you as part of the construction industry. Some may feel … Continue reading

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Exports and Foreign Subsidiaries

We have new capabilities in terms of assisting businesses with a lerge element of exports or perhaps even a foreign subsidiary they wish to finance from the UK. It is often suprising that so many lenders are adverse to funding … Continue reading

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Factoring fees. Are they increasing?

The headline rates for factoring fees seem to be reducing again as lenders return to the market and competition increases. This is obviously good news. However, there does seem to be a lot of additional fees being introduced by lenders. … Continue reading

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