Invoice Discounting

What is Invoice Discounting?

Invoice discounting releases funding against the value of invoices to bridge the cash flow gap arising from trading on credit terms.

Up to 90% of the invoice’s value is advanced by the invoice discounting company within just 24 hours of its issue, enabling the business to trade in confidence and meet its day-to-day commitments.

Facilities are flexible and usually provided on a confidential basis. They can additionally incorporate bad debt protection, if required.

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How does invoice discounting work?

  1. Your business raises an invoice
  2. Invoice discounting company advances up to 90% of its value within 24 hours
  3. You collect payment from your customer
  4. Remainder of invoice value is forwarded to you, less the invoice discounting company’s fee


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Benefits of invoice discounting

Which invoice discounting company is right for my business?

With so many options and invoice discounting companies to choose between, the search for funding can be an arduous process. As a commercial finance broker which specialises in invoice finance, we can:

  • Save you time and money in your funding search
  • Help you find facilities and providers with expertise in your sector
  • Give you access to the funders’ key decision makers
  • Introduce the most suitable facility, in terms of funding, level of service, culture and cost

To explore your options with one of our funding consultants, call us on 0800 9774833 or email

I doubt we’d have found such a good funder without Hilton-Baird’s help. Invoice discounting is an ideal mechanism to provide us with funding for our day-to-day needs. It’s the perfect funding solution.

Bob Barnard, Financial Director, DBD Distribution

Funders we work with

  • Positive Cashflow Finance
  • Skipton Business Finance
  • Creative Capital
  • GE Capital
  • ABN AMRO Commercial Finance
  • iwoca
  • Catalyst Finance
  • Platform Black
  • Ashley Commercial Finance
  • IGF Invoice Finance
  • Leumi ABL
  • Davenham Trade Finance
  • Ultimate Finance Group
  • Team Factors
  • Shawbrook Business Credit
  • Barclays
  • Everline
  • Calverton Finance
  • Nucleus Commercial Finance
  • Assetz Capital
  • Santander Corporate & Commercial
  • Working Capital Partners
  • Partnership Invoice Finance
  • First Capital Factors
  • Woodsford Tradebridge
  • Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance
  • 1pm
  • Pulse Cashflow Finance
  • PNC Business Credit
  • Trade Finance Partners
  • Factor 21
  • Metro Bank SME Finance
  • Innovation Finance
  • Secure Trust Bank
  • Regency Factors
  • Outsauce
  • GapCap Cashflow Finance
  • Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance
  • Davenham Asset Finance
  • Bibby Financial Services
  • Legion Trade Finance
  • Close Brothers Invoice Finance
  • Asset Advantage
  • Aldermore Invoice Finance
  • Market Invoice
  • Royal Bank of Scotland

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