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At Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions we want your company to be successful, which is why we launched our commercial finance blog to deliver relevant and informative news, guides and articles to help you start, run and grow your business.

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10 ways to make your business more attractive to lenders

08/09/2020 / Comments 0

Lack of EU trade deal an enormous concern for UK businesses

Lack of EU trade deal an enormous concern for UK businesses

05/08/2020 / Comments 0

What cash flow challenges lie in store as lockdown restrictions ease

What cash flow challenges lie in store as lockdown restrictions ease?

03/07/2020 / Comments 0

8 ways to overcome a ‘no’ when searching for funding

8 ways to overcome a ‘no’ when searching for funding

09/06/2020 / Comments 0

What are businesses doing to adapt to Covid-19

What are businesses doing to adapt to Covid-19

28/05/2020 / Comments 0

The appeal of starting a business in lockdown

21/05/2020 / Comments 0

Credit insurance guarantee

Government to provide credit insurance guarantee

14/05/2020 / Comments 0

Preparing a business resumption plan

04/05/2020 / Comments 0

Coronavirus and UK businesses: Looking to the future

01/05/2020 / Comments 0

Coronavirus and UK businesses: Taking advantage of support

28/04/2020 / Comments 0

Coronavirus and UK businesses: The initial impact

24/04/2020 / Comments 0

Government to launch new Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Government launch Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loans

20/04/2020 / Comments 0

How a stress test can help to identify financial problems in uncertain times

17/04/2020 / Comments 0

The growing value of credit insurance

The growing value of credit insurance as impact of COVID-19 increases

15/04/2020 / Comments 0

Government further expands new loan scheme to support more businesses

Government further expands new loan scheme to support more businesses

06/04/2020 / Comments 0

How to incorporate external funding into your business continuity plan

How to incorporate external funding into your business continuity plan

06/04/2020 / Comments 0

7 ways to increase productivity when working from home

7 ways to increase productivity when working from home

25/03/2020 / Comments 0

Cash flow management tips to keep your business fighting fit

Cash flow management tips to keep your business fighting fit

23/03/2020 / Comments 0

Funding support increases to help businesses overcome coronavirus shocks

Funding support increases to help firms overcome coronavirus shocks

13/03/2020 / Comments 0

New alert system to help reduce bank transfer scams

New alert system to help reduce bank transfer scams

09/03/2020 / Comments 0

Your guide to cash flow forecasting The basics

Creating a cash flow forecast: The complete guide

06/02/2020 / Comments 0

What small business owners really want for Christmas

What business owners REALLY want for Christmas

09/12/2019 / Comments 0

Unhealthy staff cost employers a month of productivity

Unhealthy staff cost employers a month of productivity

27/11/2019 / Comments 0

Black Friday: What British businesses need to know

05/11/2019 / Comments 0

The dos and don’ts of growing your business

The dos and don’ts of growing your business

22/10/2019 / Comments 0

Halloween business lessons

Learn valuable business lessons from horror movies this Halloween

18/10/2019 / Comments 0

SME Funding Gap

Is the SME funding gap getting wider?

17/09/2019 / Comments 0

Is Your Financial reporting the Key to Funding Success

Is your financial reporting the key to funding success?

12/09/2019 / Comments 0

SME’s being held back by lack of funding

20/08/2019 / Comments 0

Fall back in love with your business

5 ways to fall back in love with running your business

02/08/2019 / Comments 0

These are the habits that billionaires share

These are the habits that billionaires share

01/07/2019 / Comments 0

Should UK companies invest in AI

Should UK companies invest in AI?

18/06/2019 / Comments 0

Jamie Oliver’s restaurant

Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain collapses after cash flow issues

23/05/2019 / Comments 1

7 steps to better cash flow management

7 steps to better cash flow management

14/05/2019 / Comments 0

Developing a resilience plan that will prepare your business for anything

Develop a resilience plan to prepare your business for anything

29/04/2019 / Comments 0

The resources you need to find the right funding for your business

The resources you need to find the right funding for your business

15/04/2019 / Comments 0

Businesses remain bullish despite Brexit concerns

Businesses remain bullish despite Brexit concerns

05/02/2019 / Comments 0

24 time-saving hacks for busy business owners

How to save time at work (24 hacks for busy business owners)

18/12/2018 / Comments 0

9 tips to avoid a HR headache this Christmas party

9 tips to avoid an HR headache this Christmas party

27/11/2018 / Comments 0

11 simple strategies to retain customers and build brand loyalty

11 simple strategies to retain customers and build brand loyalty

04/10/2018 / Comments 0

How to keep your business financially fit

How to keep your business financially fit

25/09/2018 / Comments 0

Employers unaware staff money worries are damaging performance

Employers unaware staff money worries are damaging performance

28/08/2018 / Comments 0

Why you need to care more about cash flow than profits

Why you need to care more about cash flow than profits

06/08/2018 / Comments 0

5 reasons why you should consider switching business bank accounts

5 reasons why you should consider switching business bank accounts

23/07/2018 / Comments 0

The four pillars of cash flow management

The four pillars of successful cash flow management

16/07/2018 / Comments 0

7 simple steps to turn your business around

7 simple steps to turn your business around

03/07/2018 / Comments 0

Consultation launched on governance code for private companies

Consultation launched on governance code for private companies

14/06/2018 / Comments 0

13 common business plan mistakes to avoid when applying for funding

13 business plan mistakes to avoid

22/05/2018 / Comments 0

Small business budgeting tips

Small business budgeting tips: The 15 ‘R’s to success

12/04/2018 / Comments 0

Your time as a business owner is precious

A-Z of time-saving hacks for busy business owners

20/03/2018 / Comments 0

3 cost effective ways to grow your business

3 cost-effective ways to grow your business

05/03/2018 / Comments 0

5 smart resolutions all businesses should make in 2018

5 smart resolutions all businesses should make in 2018

08/12/2017 / Comments 0

The 12 days of Christmas planning

The 12 days of Christmas planning

27/11/2017 / Comments 0

Do you put up with poor customer service?

Do you put up with poor customer service?

30/10/2017 / Comments 0

5 tips to build better networking connections

5 networking tips to build better connections

26/09/2017 / Comments 0

How to make more effective business decisions

How to make more effective business decisions

19/09/2017 / Comments 0

7 hurdles start-ups face and how to overcome them

7 hurdles start-ups face and how to overcome them

04/09/2017 / Comments 0

Is this the right time to make key business decisions?

Is this the right time to make key business decisions?

08/08/2017 / Comments 0

6 signs you’re a modern finance leader

6 signs you’re a modern finance leader

18/07/2017 / Comments 0

6 things business owners can’t be bothered to do

6 things business owners can’t be bothered to do… but should!

28/06/2017 / Comments 0

Four traits that define a great manager

Four traits that define a great manager

23/06/2017 / Comments 0

Competitor benchmarking: How do you measure up?

Competitor benchmarking: How do you measure up?

16/06/2017 / Comments 0

Back to school: The benefits of hiring young talent

Back to school: The benefits of hiring young talent

14/06/2017 / Comments 0

11 things your business should be doing... and probably isn’t

11 things your business should be doing… and probably isn’t

30/05/2017 / Comments 0

Are you turning a deaf ear to potential customers?

Are you turning a deaf ear to potential customers?

24/05/2017 / Comments 0

Boredom in workplace

Repetitive tasks causing widespread boredom in workplace

23/05/2017 / Comments 0

Half lack confidence managing company finances

Half lack confidence managing company finances

17/05/2017 / Comments 2

Liam Fox golf comment

Are UK businesses too lazy and fat to succeed? Liam Fox thinks so

12/09/2016 / Comments 0

small business health

Is running your small business threatening your health?

10/08/2016 / Comments 0

Why it’s time to prepare your business for the worst

Why it’s time to prepare your business for the worst

02/02/2016 / Comments 0

How to write the perfect business plan

How to write the perfect business plan

22/06/2015 / Comments 0

Writing a Check

7 alternative ways to fund your business

10/02/2015 / Comments 0

Some of the funders we work with

  • Catalyst Finance
  • Aldermore Invoice Finance
  • Metro Bank SME Finance
  • Creative Capital
  • Barclays
  • Merchant Money
  • Investec
  • Giant
  • Close Brothers Invoice Finance
  • Calverton Finance
  • Davenham Asset Finance
  • Asset Advantage
  • Ultimate Finance Group
  • iwoca
  • inFund
  • Boost Capital
  • Nucleus Commercial Finance
  • Pulse Cashflow Finance
  • Skipton Business Finance
  • MarketFinance
  • Bibby Financial Services
  • Roma Finance
  • InvoCap
  • Partnership Invoice Finance
  • Santander Corporate & Commercial
  • Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance
  • Haydock Finance Ltd
  • Secure Trust Bank
  • Team Factors
  • Woodsford Tradebridge
  • Trade Finance Partners
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Positive Cashflow Finance
  • PNC Business Credit
  • IGF Invoice Finance
  • Davenham Trade Finance
  • 1pm
  • 4Syte
  • Peak Cashflow
  • Regency Factors
  • Gener8 Finance
  • Leumi ABL
  • Sonovate
  • Shawbrook Business Credit
  • ABN AMRO Commercial Finance
  • Berkeley Trade Finance Ltd

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