May 2015

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    35% Invoice Finance Cost Saving?

    We have checked the average cost saving we have found for clients and prospects, looking to cut costs, over the last year. On average we could find a saving for 4 out of 5 prospects. The average saving found was 35% of the projected invoice finance costs (estimated service charge and discount charge, combined).If you want to save on your invoice finance costs challenge FundInvoice to Beat My...

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    Next Edition Of FundingVoice Magazine

    I am working on the articles for the next edition of FundingVoice magazine, which will have a new mobile friendly format.In addition to the latest findings from our invoice finance research programme, there will be at least one guest article from one of the invoice finance companies.If you are involved in the factoring or invoice discounting market, and would like to contribute some content,...

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    How To Check That FundInvoice Is Trustworthy

    It is important to us that clients are able to check that FundInvoice is a trustworthy, bona fide organisation. Therefore, we have listed a number of ways that you can: Check FundInvoice's CredentialsIt is important that you confirm the identity, and reputation, of any financial intermediary. We have seen plenty of examples of websites where you cannot even clearly identify the business that you...

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    Thinking About Using Invoice Finance? Watch Our Video

    New video if you are thinking about using invoice finance and would like a 2 minute summary of our market research findings:Thinking About Using Invoice Finance?It's essential viewing for anyone thinking about using factoring or invoice discounting and covers: ...

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    Encouraging Reply From The Startups 100 List

    A really encouraging reply from the team at the Startups 100 list, following our application to be considered for inclusion in the 2015 list::Disappointing not to enter the top 100 list but we were pleased to get such an encouraging reply.Next year!...

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    Factoring Quotes UK

    If you want factoring quotes UK based factoring companies are keen to lend and have plenty of additional capital available. Qualification for factoring is straightforward, providing you raise credit invoices to other businesses, it is highly likely that you will qualify for factoring, even with previous poor credit history.Even new startups can raise money through this type of funding.For more...

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    Metro Bank New Tunbridge Wells Branch

    Metro Bank, parent of Metro SME Finance, has opened a new banking branch in Tunbridge Wells, bringing their total number of branches up to 35.Great launch event, held over the last couple of days, including performing dogs, stilt walkers and their own character dressed up. In addition they were handing out free Metro Bank branded bags to passers-by and money boxes for children. The branch design...

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    Trades Using Factoring Or Invoice Discounting

    To find out which suitable trades are currently using factoring or invoice discounting I had a look at our most recent survey of existing invoice finance users. The most common trades and industry sectors using these products were as follows:Now that is not an extensive list, and it does not necessarily represent the overall make up of the whole industry, however it does highlight some...

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    Only 22% Have Checked Invoice Finance Price

    Only 22% of existing invoice finance user told our survey that they had price checked their factoring or invoice discounting facility against the market, over the course of the last year.Ironically, many of these users also told us that they would like to see their financing charges reduced!You can get a free, independent price check, for factoring or invoice discounting, by following the link on...

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    Some Recent Factoring & Invoice Discounting Research Findings

    These are a few of the recent results from our factoring and invoice discounting research programme:We will be publishing new findings on a regular basis so watch this blog or subscribe to our newsletter....

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    Which Invoice Finance Companies Are Advertising?

    Which invoice finance companies are advertising in the UK? We sought to answer that question and to check what percentage of businesses were actually seeing any factoring and invoice discounting related adverts at all. This article summarises the recent findings:47% Have Not Seen Any UK Invoice Finance Advertising...

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    98% Would Recommend Invoice Finance

    The big question for anyone thinking of using invoice finance - what percentage of existing users would recommend it?The answer, from our recent survey, was: 98% said they would.Details of the article: What Percentage Of Invoice Finance Users Recommend It?...

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    FundInvoice At The Business Startup Show 2015

    Sean Morrow and I were pleased to attend the Business Startup Show and the Business Show 2015 yesterday: FundInvoice At Business Startup 2015Pictured above: Glenn Blackman and Sean Morrow of FundInvoice LLP...

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    New Invoice Finance Article - Why Non Bank Introduced Users Picked Their Facility

    Latest article: Why Non Bank Introduced Users Picked Their Invoice Finance Facility.It shows that, perhaps not unsurprisingly, the choice made by non bank introduced users is rarely to use their bank for their invoice finance facility. Whereas the majority of bank recommended users do utilise their bank....

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    Formula 1 Grand Prix Article

    Sean Morrow has written an article explaining the formula 1, grand prix analogy that can be applied to sales and invoice finance companies within our market. Hopefully it will resonate with any readers that are racing fans: Schumacher Ferrari, Hamilton Mercedes Sales Analogy...

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    Unfair Invoice Finance Contract

    One of our finance partners has introduced an innovative approach to their invoice finance contract periods. They are offering their customers a 28 day notice period to terminate the facility (a few providers no offer this) but at the same time committing to a 12 month contract with their client. This gives their customers the best of both worlds. The freedom and flexibility of knowing that they...

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    78% Haven't Price Checked Their Invoice Finance Costs

    Recent research suggests that 78% of existing invoice finance users have not price checked their invoice finance costs, against the market, over the course of the last year. Read the full article: 78% Have Not Price Checked Invoice Finance Costs...

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    ABFA Briefing On Our Invoice Finance Research Findings

    I was pleased to be able to brief the Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA - the industry body for the UK invoice finance market) on the results that have arisen from our invoice finance research programme, over the last few years.The presentation (in Powerpoint) that I used as a basis for the discussion can be found here: ABFA BriefingThis follows us being asked to brief one fo the major high...

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    UK Invoice Finance Research Group Tops 900 Members

    The membership of the UK Invoice Finance Research group on LinkedIn has now topped 900 members. The membership reads like a who's who of the invoice finance industry with members from most of the major invoice finance companies.The purpose of the group is to share and discuss research findings that are relevant to factoring and invoice discounting, with the ambition of helping to expand the UK...

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    Benefits Of Factoring

    Comment about the benefits of factoring from a client we surveyed: "... works well, far better than overdraft as it grows with you and you have control over it".An overdraft is normally set for a particular amount and it does not necessarily grow as the turnover of the business grows. Factoring, is different as it is linked to the size of the invoices that you raise. Therefore, by its very...

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Examples of just a few of our finance partners:

ashley
woodsford tradebridge
metro bank sme finance
igf
castle
bibby