Henry Howard Finance is spreading across England and Wales and has just invested £1m in new headquarters. This Newport-based firm company, which provides its clients with loans to finance the purchase of assets such as IT, telecoms and CCTV equipment, achieved sales just shy of £30m last year, and is now embarking on an expansion drive.
“We’re growing quickly and need more space to develop,” says director Mark Crook. “Our client list is expanding all the time, so we need to be accessible and be somewhere from which to launch our expansion plans.”
Satellite offices are opening up in Manchester, Birmingham and Canary Wharf in London. Ballooning sales came from contracts with blue chips such as Tesco, Honda, Corus and Texaco, and most recently G4S (formerly Group 4 Securicor), but the company also has a portfolio of small business customers.