Types Of Companies Using Invoice Finance
This is a breakdown of the type of companies that we found to be using invoice finance, during our Invoice Finance Recommendation & Advertising Survey - May 2015 (100 respondents).
The companies within our sample were concentrated within the following industry sectors:
- 25% - Manufacturers
- 7% - Labour hire and recruitment
- 6% - Freight transport and couriers
- 4% - Wholesalers
- 4% - Retailers
- 3% - Printers
- 3% - Mechanical engineers
Size Of Company
The respondents broke down into the following size and circumstance categories:
- 82% - Small companies
- 11% - Large companies
- 4% - Medium companies
- 2% - Companies subject to voluntary creditor arrangements
- 1% - Companies subject to winding up petitions
Number Of Employees
Only 14% of respondents had employee numbers available. Those that did ranged from zero to 357 employees.
Level Of Turnover
Only 15% of respondents had turnover levels available. Those that did had annual turnover that ranged from £502K to £134M.
This analysis of the composition of the companies using invoice finance shows that these product are used by a broad spectrum of companies. These range from small businesses without employees up to large companies turning over multiple millions each year and employing a significant work force.