Invoice Factoring

What is Invoice Factoring?

Factoring solutions bridge the cash flow gap often associated with trading on credit terms by releasing up to 90% of an invoice’s value within 24 hours of its issue.

Crucially, facilities can also include a dedicated sales ledger management service, adding a wider expertise to the credit control process whilst removing this burden to enable the business’s own resource to focus on core activities and securing new business opportunities.

Invoice factoring facilities can additionally incorporate bad debt protection, which safeguards the business against the threat of bad debts or protracted default – non-payment of an invoice after an extended period – to provide added peace of mind.

Whatever your requirements, Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions can help as an experienced and independent invoice factoring broker.

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How does invoice factoring work?

  1. Your business raises an invoice
  2. Factoring company advances up to 90% of its value within 24 hours
  3. Your customer pays the factoring company
  4. Remainder of invoice value is made available, less the factoring company’s fee


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Benefits of invoice factoring


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Which factoring company is right for my business?

Finding the right factoring solution for your business’s particular needs can be both challenging and time-consuming. The expertise of a specialist factoring broker can be invaluable in this process.

  • Save time and money in your funding search
  • Benefit from extensive knowledge of providers and facilities for your sector
  • Gain access to key decision makers within the factoring companies
  • Find the right fit 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

Factoring is ideal for my type of business as the large orders can come unexpectedly, whilst they also vary in frequency depending on what season we are in. I now don’t have to worry about not being able to pay my suppliers before receiving my own customers’ payments.

Phil Page, Managing Director, Logotek Promotional Merchandise Ltd

Funders we work with

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

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Hilton-Baird is an Independent Introducing Agent (Broker) and not a Lender

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