Confidential Factoring

What is Confidential Factoring?

Confidential factoring is a flexible funding solution for businesses which offers the cash advance and credit control aspects of a factoring facility combined with the confidentiality of invoice discounting.

Like other forms of factoring, it allows businesses to plug the cash flow gap often associated with trading on credit by releasing up to 90% of an invoice’s value within 24 hours of its issue, with the funder also providing a dedicated sales ledger management service.

However, this function is conducted confidentially, often under your business’s name, allowing you to benefit from the funder’s credit control expertise whilst keeping your finance arrangements private from your customers.

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How does confidential factoring work?

  1. Your business raises an invoice
  2. The factoring company advances up to 90% of the invoice value within 24 hours
  3. The factoring company performs credit control confidentially
  4. Customers pay invoices into a trust account, which is set up in your name and controlled by the funder
  5. Remainder of invoice value is forwarded to you, less the factoring company’s fee

Which confidential factoring company is right for my business?

With so many products and providers to choose from, finding the right factoring solution for your business’s requirements can be time-consuming. As the UK’s leading commercial finance brokerage, Hilton-Baird can:  

  • Remove the search burden from your business to save you time
  • Share our extensive knowledge of providers and facilities for your sector
  • Provide access to key decision makers within the funders
  • Help you secure the right facility for both your long and short-term needs

To learn more about factoring and how it could benefit your business, call our team on 0800 9774833 or email

I was offered a variety of factoring services by Hilton-Baird, and after consultation over the right one for me I chose the one that was the most personal, informative and friendly.

Neal Warcup, Managing Director, Polar Recruitment

Funders we work with

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

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

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