Business & Invoice Finance, Invoice Discounting & Factoring Blog
I'm Glenn Blackman, welcome to my business & invoice finance, factoring and invoice discounting blog. The blog also has lots of posts with ideas about how to grow your business.
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I have worked within the business funding and invoice finance industry since 1988, and I am a partner at FundInvoice LLP where we offer the UK’s first market research led free, business & invoice finance support and search service.
Glenn Blackman's Business & Invoice Finance Blog
I use the blog to share details of new product offers that I come across, our market research relating to business financing and growth, and to share any other interesting bits of news (or gossip!) that I hear that are relating to our industry or how to grow your business.
- 11 May
Can Invoice Finance Save The Day Roundtable
Defining the role of receivables finance in the UK's recovery is an important topic. Therefore, I was delighted to be asked to chair the recent round table discussion titled "Can Invoice Finance Save The Day? Getting Business Back On Track In 2021".Our friends at Optimum Finance put the event together, and their CEO Anthony Persse was kind enough to invite me to moderate the discussions that...
- 04 May
Sometimes I despair at the amount of jargon that we use within our sector. I had a recent conversation with someone new the receivables financing sector, which demonstrated perfectly how confusing it can all be to those outside the industry.We were discussing discounting invoices, which I took to mean the receivables financing service (a.k.a. invoice finance) whereby a supplier receives a...
- 29 Apr
Factoring Of Debts GRI And Matrix
Factoring receivables (debts owed to you by other businesses) is a way to release money whilst you wait for your debtors to pay. Factoring of receivables is a great option if you want to free up working capital that can fund rapid business growth. The more invoices you raise, the more cash becomes available to use in your business.Factoring of debts where the invoices are raised to RPOs like...
- 27 Apr
Invoice Lending For A Brewery With No Personal Guarantees Or Debenture
Invoice lending on a selective basis, without the need to provide any personal guarantees, or a debenture, was an attractive option to one of our clients.Strictly speaking it's incorrect to refer to it as "invoice lending", it is really selective invoice financing, but often customers will use terms that we don't expect.In this particular case, we were able to assist a brewery that were looking...
- 22 Apr
Factoring Payments To Increase Cash Flow
Increase your cash flow, and money will flow more smoothly through your business, making it easier to pay your creditors on time.There are really only three ways to increase your cashflow.If your receivables are paid more quickly by your customers, it improves your working capital position. You have more money available. Let's say you have a sales ledger of £100,000 and that represents 2...