British businesses have £680bn in hidden cash

British businesses have around £680 billion tied up in working capital, according to new research on more than 5,400 businesses from Lloyds Bank Commercial...

Subcontractors wary of working with large construction firms following Carillion collapse

Half of subcontractors working within the UK construction sector are wary of working with main contractors, following the collapse of Carillion, according to a...

New Collective Redundancy & Insolvency Guidance ‘Very Positive’ – R3

The Government’s proposed new guidance for consulting on collective redundancies in insolvency situations is ‘very positive’, says insolvency and...

Leading pharmaceutical wholesaler agrees £8m funding with Bibby Financial Services

Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has provided an £8 million asset-based lending facility to Veenak International Limited, one of the UK’s leading wholesalers...

CoCredo to launch the first Dual Report within the credit industry

Today CoCredo are launching their new Dual Report, which has been over a year in the making and is a brand-new concept to the credit industry. Prior to their...

Asset finance new business more than £3.3 billion in March

New figures released today by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that asset finance new business (primarily leasing and hire purchase) fell by 5%...

“Lenders have a responsibility to do more than just provide finance” says Just Loans

Alternative Finance provider Just Loans has welcomed yesterday’s commitment from the British Business Bank to provide financial advice to businesses that...

Accelerating Speed & Transparency in Leasing

“Leasing needs to develop a more transparent, customer centric approach as digitisation, regulation and changing customer approaches to finance reinvent, or...

Arrow Global Group PLC – Results for the three months ended 31 March 2018

Arrow Global Group PLC (the “Company” or the “Group”) , a leading European credit management services provider, focusing on loan purchases and...

New accountancy appointment to boost firm’s regional education team

Leading accountancy firm Moore Stephens has appointed a new partner to work with education clients, including independent schools and academies across the...

Self-employed and small business workers reveal insecurity over their personal financial future

The majority (79%) of British small business and self-employed workers admit to not saving enough for retirement, prioritising present business pursuits....

Newport finance house wins private equity and venture capital-backed business award

Henry Howard Finance (HHF), one of the UK’s largest independent finance houses, has been awarded the title of ‘Wales Large Company Management Team of the...

Euler Hermes to become fully part of the Allianz Group

Following the completion of the simplified tender offer opened from April 9 to April 20, 2018, Allianz reached 94.91 percent of the share capital and...

Forum of Private Business seeks assurances from Sainsbury’s over squeeze on small business supply chain

The Forum of Private Business (FPB) has called on Sainsbury’s to provide assurances to its supply chain, in response to news of a potential merger with Asda....

Asset finance market kicks off 2018 with new business growth

New figures released today by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that asset finance new business (primarily leasing and hire purchase) for deals...

Protectionism might hamper global trade

More than 460 new protectionist measures were enacted throughout global economy in 2017, according to new research from leading trade credit insurer Euler...

SMEs raiding savings to keep business afloat, according to Hitachi Capital Business Finance

Two in five (39%) small business start-ups say they have raided personal savings to keep their business afloat in the past year, according to new research from...

CICM announces first candidates to attain Level 2 Credit Controller Apprenticeship

The Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM), Europe’s largest credit management membership body, has announced the first three candidates to...

Brian Chesky of Airbnb most disruptive global CEO

New research released today by Creditsafe, the global business intelligence experts, ranks the top 10 most disruptive chief executives, whose innovations are...

Forum of Private Business welcomes the Chancellor’s commitment to the elimination of late payments

The Forum of Private Business has welcomed the commitment from the Chancellor today to eliminate the scourge of late payments and improving productivity, but...

Experts Welcome Proposals For SME Disputes To Be Handled By Financial Ombudsman

New Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) proposals which would give more SMEs the opportunity to refer disputes related to financial services firms to the...