Jan 11, 2018: The UK asset finance market has maintained a full-year growth rate of 4% as latest figures show the market held steady during November 2017. New figures released today by the Finance & Leasing Association (FLA) show that asset finance new busi...

 

Jan 11, 2018: The British Business Bank is providing a £60 million facility to Simply Asset Finance to increase its funding to SMEs. The transaction is the sixth made under the Bank’s ENABLE Funding programme, which aims to increase the supply of leasing and as...

 

Jan 09, 2018: ABN AMRO Lease and ABN AMRO Commercial Finance have merged to form ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance. The move recognises that lease and commercial finance solutions are both asset based, with the client offering collateral for financing. ...

 

Jan 04, 2018: Small and medium-sized businesses in the UK are increasingly confident they can source the funds needed to drive growth in 2018, new research shows. The latest Aldermore Future Attitudes report reveals that three-quarters (75%) of SMEs, representi...

 

Jan 03, 2018: Analysis from Equiniti has identified a close correlation between the level of invoice finance demand among businesses and rising GDP in the UK. Its analysis comes as figures from UK Finance show that invoice finance has grown from £18.6 billion a...

 

Jan 02, 2018: IT finance specialist Syscap has changed its name to Wesleyan Bank as part of its strategic growth plans. The move unifies the company’s operations under one brand following Wesleyan Bank’s acquisition of Syscap in 2015, which led to the IT financ...

 

Jan 02, 2018: The UK government has been urged to support the growth of the invoice finance and asset-based lending sector in 2018 after newly-released figures revealed that demand reached record levels last year. Data released by UK Finance shows that total sa...

 

Dec 22, 2017: Small business owners in the UK have warned they will abandon expansion plans for 2018 if they are unable to secure funding. New data from Hitachi Capital Business Finance’s business barometer asked more than 1,100 small business decision-makers a...

 

Dec 21, 2017: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the leasing sector in Kosovo with a €5 million loan to Raiffeisen Leasing. The investment will provide local micro, small and medium-sized enterprises with access to an alte...

 

Dec 19, 2017: SMEs in the UK are increasingly concerned about cash flow, with 69% saying it is a key worry. A market study carried out by Barclaycard showed that around one in five business leaders worry about cash flow ‘always’, while 41% are more worried abou...