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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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What impact could paying suppliers late have on your business?

What impact could paying suppliers late have on your business?

01/07/2021 / Comments 0

10 reasons why successful businesses borrow money

10 reasons why businesses borrow money

28/04/2021 / Comments 0

How to master your cash flow in 7 days

How to master your cash flow in 7 days

13/04/2021 / Comments 0

99 ways to improve your cash flow

99 ways to improve your cash flow

24/02/2021 / Comments 0

How to maximise your cash reserve

How to maximise your cash reserve

18/02/2021 / Comments 0

The cash flow challenges lying round the corner

The cash flow challenges lying around the corner

09/02/2021 / Comments 0

How to spot a cash flow shortage before it happens

How to spot a cash flow shortage before it happens

26/01/2021 / Comments 0

How does sale and leaseback improve cash flow?

22/10/2020 / Comments 0

Loan schemes provide over £50bn, but is it a long term solution?

18/09/2020 / Comments 0

A very different recession

A very different kind of recession

13/08/2020 / 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

Credit insurance guarantee

Government to provide credit insurance guarantee

14/05/2020 / Comments 0

5 key areas to save your business money

11/05/2020 / Comments 0

Sale and leaseback

How sale and leaseback is providing vital business funding

05/05/2020 / Comments 0

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

17/04/2020 / Comments 0

Small business budgeting tips

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

12/04/2020 / 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

Advantages of Sale and Leaseback

Advantages of sale and leaseback

30/03/2020 / Comments 0

Check your eligibility for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Check your eligibility for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

27/03/2020 / Comments 0

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

Is my business eligible for the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme?

23/03/2020 / 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

Short-term funding options to support cash flow in uncertain times

Short-term funding options to support cash flow in uncertain times

18/03/2020 / Comments 0

Government extends support to businesses affected by COVID-19

Government extends support to businesses affected by COVID-19

18/03/2020 / 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

Your guide to cash flow forecasting The basics

Creating a cash flow forecast: The complete guide

06/02/2020 / Comments 0

How to solve the biggest business cash flow problems

Solutions to cash flow problems (tackle the 9 biggest causes)

23/01/2020 / Comments 0

4 cash flow habits to leave in 2019

4 cash flow habits to leave in 2019

06/01/2020 / Comments 0

Top 10 articles of 2019

Top 10 articles of 2019

16/12/2019 / Comments 0

How to manage a short-term cash flow gap

How to manage a short-term cash flow gap

31/10/2019 / Comments 0

When might a business need to raise external funding

When might a business need to raise external funding?

14/10/2019 / Comments 0

How to keep your business financially fit

How to keep your business financially fit

25/09/2019 / Comments 0

Common causes of cash flow problems

12 common causes of cash flow problems (and how to overcome them)

14/09/2019 / Comments 0

Smart cash flow habits

10 smart cash flow management habits of successful businesses

05/09/2019 / Comments 0

SME’s being held back by lack of funding

20/08/2019 / Comments 0

Why you need to care more about cash flow than profits

Why you need to care more about cash flow than profits

06/08/2019 / Comments 0

Cash flow naivety causes regret

Cash flow naivety causes regret for half of business owners

02/08/2019 / Comments 0

Anatomy of an FD: What does a successful finance director look like?

Anatomy of an FD: What does a successful finance director look like?

27/07/2019 / Comments 0

The four pillars of cash flow management

The four pillars of successful cash flow management

16/07/2019 / Comments 0

Should UK companies invest in AI

Should UK companies invest in AI?

18/06/2019 / Comments 0

7 steps to better cash flow management

7 steps to better cash flow management

14/05/2019 / 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

The most powerful tools in your search for business funding

How to get funding for a business: Powerful tools to help you search

11/04/2019 / Comments 0

How to reduce the impact of rising business costs

How to reduce the impact of rising business costs

19/02/2019 / Comments 0

An alternative way of overcoming late payment

Late payment solution (an alternative way to beat late payment)

24/01/2019 / Comments 0

How to get on the front foot this Christmas

How to get on the front foot this Christmas

03/12/2018 / Comments 0

5 signs you need to concentrate on cash flow

5 signs you need to concentrate on cash flow

06/11/2018 / Comments 0

Cash flow struggles restricting SME growth

Cash flow struggles restricting SME growth

10/07/2018 / Comments 0

7 simple steps to turn your business around

7 simple steps to turn your business around

03/07/2018 / Comments 0

How to raise finance to pay invoices on time

How to raise finance to pay invoices on time

26/06/2018 / Comments 0

5 simple ways to improve your cash flow

5 simple ways to improve your cash flow

08/05/2018 / Comments 0

10 ways to fund your business

30/04/2018 / Comments 0

Is paying late such a big deal?

Is paying late such a big deal? You bet.

26/02/2018 / Comments 0

What makes a good FD great?

What makes a good FD great?

13/02/2018 / Comments 1

The 5 common cash flow mistakes you’re probably making

The 5 common cash flow mistakes you’re probably making

23/01/2018 / Comments 0

Open Banking

Open Banking: Financial revolution for SMEs or serious fraud risk?

16/01/2018 / 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

New proposals to make comparing current accounts easier

New proposals to make comparing current accounts easier

15/08/2017 / Comments 0

How to overcome summer holiday cash flow challenges

How to overcome summer holiday cash flow challenges

25/07/2017 / Comments 0

6 signs you’re a modern finance leader

6 signs you’re a modern finance leader

18/07/2017 / Comments 0

Why start-ups fail (and what you can do about it)

Why start-ups fail (and what you can do about it)

05/07/2017 / 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

Half lack confidence managing company finances

Half lack confidence managing company finances

17/05/2017 / Comments 2

Outdated financial information stunts business growth

Outdated financial information stunts business growth

14/12/2015 / Comments 0

Why growing too quickly could be your biggest mistake

Why growing too quickly could be your biggest mistake

29/06/2015 / Comments 0

6 signs your funding is failing you

6 signs your funding is failing you

26/05/2015 / Comments 0

3 reasons your business should use a broker

3 reasons your business should use a broker

11/02/2015 / Comments 0

Some of the funders we work with

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

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