March 2013

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    The Cost Of Using An Invoice Auction Site

    We have access to invoice auction sites for clients that want to fund their invoices in this way. The client posts one or more invoices onto the invoice auction site and seeks bids from funders to provide funding against those invoices.Clients are often interested to understand the cost of using an invoice finance auction site and one invoice auction site has recently published an average cost...

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    How To Avoid Long Factoring & Invoice Discounting Notice Of Termination Periods

    One of the things that sometimes deters businesses from using invoice finance is the fear of long periods of notice of termination required in order to terminate the factoring or invoice discounting facility. These are not universal across the industry though, in fact there are dramatic difference between invoice finance companies.There are several options for businesses that want to know how to...

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    Invoice And All-Asset Finance Sector Funding 15% Of UK GDP (Gross Domestic Product)

    I was just reading an interesting piece on the Business Money News site about their Receivables Report Intermediary Index (there is a link to it on the UK Invoice Finance Research group on Linkedin posted by Mark Byrne) but the thing that caught my eye was the comment from Bob Lefroy, the Editor of Business Money Magazine highlighting the fact that the invoice and all-asset finance sector...

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    How To Avoid Factoring & Invoice Discounting Disbursements & Additional Charges

    There are ways of avoiding paying many additional disbursements, fees or additional charges for your factoring or invoice discounting facility - read on.Traditionally the charging structure within the invoice finance industry has been divided into three categories. The service charge (or administration charge) - typically a percentage of the value of the invoices discounted, discount charge -...

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    Only 14.7% Of Construction Businesses Raise Applications For Payment And Wouldn't Benefit From Them Being Funded

    Our #constructionfinance survey of 100 construction sector businesses identified only 14.7% of construction businesses that raise applications for payment didn't think they would benefit from having funding against them - a very small percentage, highlighting strong demand for funding from this sector.However, of this segment - 64% of them said they could forsee the need to raise business finance...

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    Free Research To Support Your Public Relations Press Releases

    You are welcome to use our #research results, with prior approval, free of charge to support your public relations press releases and online material providing you attribute the research to: "Glenn Blackman" and give a follow link to our blog: https://www.fundinvoice.co.uk/blog/blog.htmlSometimes its difficult to know what to write about if you write a blog or use the other social networking...

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    64% Of Construction Sector Businesses Would Benefit From Funding Against Uncertified Applications For Payment

    Just noticed that I hadn't published this interesting result from our #constructionfinance research survey. 64% of Construction sector businesses say that they would benefit from receiving funding against Applications For Payment that have not yet been approved - I have previously expressed that as a percentage of just those that raise applications for payment (85%) but not as a percentage of the...

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    UK Invoice Finance Research Group Has 600 Members On Linkedin

    Anyone who is anyone within the invoice finance arena should join the the UK Invoice Finance Research Group on Linkedin - its completely free and it shares and discusses research findings relating to the future of the invoice finance, factoring and invoice discounting industries. You can use our research findings to better understand what invoice finance customers really want and use it to shape...

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    The Pros And Cons Of Invoice Discounting For Businesses Considering Using Invoice Discounting

    I recently published a list of the pros and cons of factoring and so to complete the record I thought I would also publish a list of the pros and cons of invoice discounting for the benefit of any businesses that are considering using invoice discounting. Many pros and cons are similar for factoring and invoice discounting but there are some subtle differences:...

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    New Free Factoring Newsletter Published

    We have just published a copy of our February 2013 newsletter to the website.This latest free factoring newsletter includes three case studies: Confidential Invoice Discounting where an overdraft was insufficient, Recourse Factoring for a recruiter and factoring for a supplier of alcohol. As always the newsletter is completely free of charge....

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    Businesses Need £43.2K Funding To Grow More Than 14.6% This Year

    A while back we reported the results of our research study amongst 100 randomly selected SME businesses. They said that on average they expected to grow by 14.6% over the next 12 months.We then asked them how much additional funding they would need within their business to exceed their projected growth figures. On average they said they would need an additional £43,200 of additional funding in...

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    The Pros And Cons Of Factoring

    I just saw a question posted on twitter asking about the pros and cons of factoring and I wanted to answer it really simply for any businesses that are considering factoring their invoices.PROS OF FACTORING...

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    New Article - What To Do If Your Bank Overdraft Is Removed Or Reduced

    I have just published a new article on the site - WHAT TO DO IF YOUR OVERDRAFT IS REMOVED OR YOUR OVERDRAFT IS REDUCED.It explains how invoice finance can be an alternative to replace or supplement a bank overdraft....

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    Everything You Need To Know To Develop Your Invoice Finance Company's Strategy

    After a recent conversation with an #invoicefinance company about what customers are looking for in terms of factoring and invoice discounting product offerings, I re-read our two previous invoice finance market research summaries (you can just scan read the highlights in red to get the key points). They are a little out of date now but I think the key points are still completely valid and they...

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    19% Of Construction Businesses Have Had An Invoice Finance/Applications Finance Quote

    Of the 100 randomly selected construction sector businesses that we interviewed in our #constructionfinance survey only 19% said that they had ever received a quote for construction finance either in the form of invoice finance or finance against applications for payment.Of those 19 - 2 had subsequently taken up a facility - one with Lloyds TSB and one with Bibby.We did a quick analysis of the...

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    Invoice Finance For A One Man Band Start-Up Business

    We were recently able to help a start-up business that was effectively a one man band.The business had a very low turnover and because of its start-up nature was looking to raise finance to improve its cash flow.The business had already been rejected by 5 different factoring companies but we were able to find them a cost effective facility within in a few days despite them having been turned down...

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    Deal Completed - Invoice Discounting For A Business Turning Over £14M

    Invoice finance is certainly not just for small businesses although we have been able to help many of them over the years.In the case of this business that we dealt with recently, they were turning over 14,000,000 per annum and they were seeking an invoice discounting facility in order to generate the finance that they needed to grow further.We were able to find them an invoice discounting...

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    Even Construction Companies That Don't Need Capital Would Benefit From Payments Against Applications For Payment

    Another querky piece of information that arose from our recent #constructionfinance research survey of 100 construction sector businesses. 35% of the respondents said that they didn't forsee the need to raise any finance over the next 12 months. However just over a third of those (34%) said that their business would benefit from getting payments against uncertified applications for payment! A...

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