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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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When might a business need to raise external funding

When might a business need to raise external funding?

14/10/2019 / Comments 0

SME’s being held back by lack of funding

SME’s being held back by lack of funding

20/08/2019 / Comments 0

Cash flow naivety in the early days of business causes regret for half of business owners

02/08/2019 / Comments 0

Should UK companies invest in AI?

18/06/2019 / Comments 0

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

5 funding options made for improving cash flow

5 funding options made for improving cash flow

18/02/2019 / 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

How to keep your business financially fit

How to keep your business financially fit

25/09/2018 / 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 ways to protect your cash flow from bad debt

5 ways to protect your cash flow from bad debt

02/08/2018 / Comments 0

The four pillars of cash flow management

The four pillars of successful cash flow management

16/07/2018 / 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

How to spot a cash flow shortage before it happens

How to spot a cash flow shortage before it happens

14/05/2018 / Comments 0

5 simple ways to improve your cash flow

5 simple ways to improve your cash flow

08/05/2018 / Comments 0

Small business budgeting tips

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

12/04/2018 / Comments 0

Is paying late such a big deal?

Is paying late such a big deal? You bet.

26/02/2018 / Comments 0

How to reduce the impact of rising business costs

How to reduce the impact of rising business costs

19/02/2018 / 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

Common causes of cash flow problems

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

14/09/2017 / 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

An alternative way of overcoming late payment

An alternative way of overcoming late payment

24/01/2017 / 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?

27/07/2016 / Comments 0

Smart cash flow habits

10 smart cash flow habits of successful businesses

05/07/2016 / Comments 0

10 reasons why successful businesses borrow money

10 reasons why successful businesses borrow money

15/06/2016 / Comments 0

7 ways to stop summer stifling your cash flow

7 ways to stop summer stifling your cash flow

02/06/2016 / Comments 0

The most powerful tools in your search for business funding

The most powerful tools in your search for business funding

11/04/2016 / Comments 0

5 ways invoice factoring will change the way you do business

5 ways invoice factoring will change the way you do business

31/03/2016 / Comments 0

Effective planning could raise extra £25bn for SMEs

Effective planning could raise extra £25bn for SMEs

27/01/2016 / Comments 0

Top 10 resources for your business

Top 10 resources for your business

12/01/2016 / Comments 0

Outdated financial information stunts business growth

Outdated financial information stunts business growth

14/12/2015 / Comments 0

Your guide to cash flow forecasting The basics

Your guide to cash flow forecasting: The basics

13/10/2015 / Comments 0

Product focus: Confidential factoring

30/09/2015 / Comments 0

How to solve the biggest business cash flow problems

How to solve the biggest business cash flow problems

15/07/2015 / 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

Is your business ready for an interest rate rise

Is your business ready for an interest rate rise?

21/04/2015 / Comments 0

99 ways to improve cash flow

99 ways to improve your cash flow

10/03/2015 / Comments 0

3 reasons your business should use a broker

3 reasons your business should use a broker

11/02/2015 / Comments 0

Use of invoice finance reaches all-time high

Use of invoice finance reaches all-time high

03/12/2014 / Comments 0

Why start-ups fail in first five years

Why start-ups fail in first 5 years

25/11/2014 / Comments 0

Would you rely on your friends for money

Would you rely on your friends for money?

17/11/2014 / Comments 0

Credit cards - Friends or Foes

Credit cards: Friends or foes?

27/10/2014 / Comments 0

6 ways to review your suppliers

6 ways to review your suppliers

14/08/2014 / Comments 0

5 key areas to save your business money

5 key areas to save your business money

12/08/2014 / Comments 0

10 ways to fund your business

30/04/2014 / Comments 0

Some of the funders we work with

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

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