Business & Invoice Finance, Invoice Discounting & Factoring Blog
I am Glenn Blackman, welcome to my business & invoice finance, factoring and invoice discounting blog.
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.
- 27 Jan
Please Help FundInvoice Win Best Invoice Finance Broker 2020
This is your last opportunity to help FundInvoice win the Best Invoice Finance Broker award at the BMF Awards this year, by providing a testimonial before the deadline at the end of this month. PROVIDE A TESTIMONIALBack in December I wrote about how we had been confirmed as "Finalists" for the award - "Best Invoice Finance Broker". This was from the Business Moneyfacts Awards 2020. This made it...
- 22 Jan
How To Make A Successful Factoring Application
How to make a successful factoring application is not just down to following a set process, there are other factors, such as the nature of your business that will play a part in the outcome. However, below we have put together a few pointers to help you maximise the chances of your factoring applications being approved.If you are looking to set up a factoring facility, there are a number of steps...
- 20 Jan
Acquisitions FundInvoice Are Supporting
At present, we are working on 3 potential acquisitions that require some form of invoice funding, and at are various stages of the business purchase process. Acquiring a company can be a great way of growing your business income and profitability.The three cases FundInvoice are currently working on are as follows:These situations are against a backdrop where the number of UK acquisitions appears...
- 15 Jan
Construction Sector VAT Disruption Looms
I noticed a recent post from Ultimate Finance warning of the potential disruption to 150,000 businesses within the construction sector, from the VAT "reverse charge" changes that are due to come into force from the 1st October 2020. Their article quotes research from FMB that shows that 2 out of 3 SMEs are not even aware of the change. Are you prepared for the change?The reverse charge means...
- 13 Jan
Happy New Year 2020 From FundInvoice
Glenn and Sean from FundInvoice wish you a very Happy New Year 2020! It's not only a new year but also a new decade, so a great time to analyse where you are and where you want to go. We stand ready to help companies find the funding they need to ensure that they prosper this year.In our Christmas 2019 message we summarised a lot of our achievements over the course of 2019, including average...