When it comes to business funding, where does receivables finance fit in? Real Business has broken down the oft-overlooked lending method to cover what it actually is, what’s holding it back and how it can become a successful route to growth.
Business need not always take that walk of fear to visit the bank manager – cap in hand. The Chemistry Group's founder reveals why asset-based lending was the right choice for his business.
Taking control of the direction of a company is an exciting act, but requires fast and flexible capital. As part of a Real Business Digital guide, we asked Ash & Lacy why it used asset-based lending.
Peter Ewen, managing director at ABN AMRO Commercial Finance, charts the evolution of asset-based lending as part of a new Real Business digital guide looking at the finance option.
To provide you with an detailed examination of the inner workings of asset-based lending, Real Business has produced a bespoke digital guide on the funding option – bringing together the thoughts and experiences of four businesses which have used it to grow.
Business leaders at the helm of SMEs need to look at funding alternatives to stop late payers from destroying their businesses.
Alternatives to bank overdrafts for SMEs are continuing to grow after the launch of Secure Trust Bank's asset finance division aimed at smaller and medium-sized companies.
With many banks still unwilling to lend, and finance in short supply for small and medium-sized enterprises, a growing number of smaller companies are looking to other sources of finance.
Roger Skinner examines whether the government’s extension of the Funding for Lending Scheme to asset based lenders, invoice finance houses and leasing firms will make a difference to the UK's SMEs.
While almost all business leaders are aware of overdrafts, loans and mortgages as ways to fund business growth, there is a serious lack of understanding of alternative forms of borrowing.
Not sure where to go when your business needs money? Real Business has profiled the UK's key invoice finance providers for you.
Believe it or not, the controversial finance model is becoming more and more popular. Is invoice finance the forgotten key to unlocking business finance?