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Client Case Study: How a spectacles wholesaler got the money it was entitled to

Read this case study find out how my Getting to grips with your invoice finance facility tutorial helped the owner of a spectacles wholesaler to get the full £800 he was promised in his factoring agreement. Plus, overcome the problems he was having paying his company's suppliers with his trade finance facility. [...]

Client Case Study: How a spectacles wholesaler got the money it was entitled to2019-12-02T09:57:34+00:00

The secret to financing London hospitality businesses: Leasehold finance

Are you London based hospitality operator/entrepreneur? Then leasehold finance can help you to achieve your goals. This is why. The London hospitality scene is generally acknowledged as one of the most vibrant of any capital city in the world. Yet finding good well-established businesses for sale or prime vacant sites to open a restaurant, brasserie [...]

The secret to financing London hospitality businesses: Leasehold finance2018-03-07T15:41:18+00:00

Are you regularly reviewing your business financing options?

Are you regularly reviewing your business financing options? Having just had candid conversation with my insurance company about the annual renewals on our 2 family cars, I thought a complete review of my standard finances was long overdue. I was under the rather idealistic belief that as a 56 year old with many years no [...]

Are you regularly reviewing your business financing options?2018-03-07T15:41:18+00:00

How client managers can align customer service and risk management

At times invoice finance operational staff can find responsibilities for providing good customer service and managing risk directly conflict with each other. In this follow up to my article Invoice finance problem clients: Are they worth your time? I show you how you can take steps to manage these conflicts: • Know your client     [...]

How client managers can align customer service and risk management2018-03-07T15:41:20+00:00

Client Managers: Beware the dangers of careless emailing

Why face-to-face meetings over email are vital to a successful invoice finance client relationship management strategy. In this fast paced, ever changing environment, email has increasingly become the communication tool of choice.  In some instances it is the preferred medium to collect debts and deal with clients and their customers. While the benefits of communicating [...]

Client Managers: Beware the dangers of careless emailing2018-03-07T15:41:21+00:00

Learn the secret of how to finance a business…today

In a conversation about how to finance a business, an acquaintance recently commented that the only way out of the current business malaise is if banks start to lend money to small businesses. This comment seems to be very much in vogue. However, I know that it isn’t entirely accurate. Small to medium sized [...]

Learn the secret of how to finance a business…today2018-03-07T15:41:21+00:00

How invoice financiers can protect against factoring fraud

Alas invoice finance fraud cannot be avoided. The more elaborate the fraud, the more difficult it is to spot. In order to mitigate against the risk and potential loss resulting from fraud, invoice financiers must raise awareness of fraud with their people, processes and culture. In The invoice financiers guide to white lies and fraud, [...]

How invoice financiers can protect against factoring fraud2018-03-07T15:41:21+00:00