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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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How to get on the front foot this Christmas

How to get on the front foot this Christmas

03/12/2018 / Comments 0

Outstanding VAT soars as businesses struggle to make payments

Outstanding VAT soars as businesses struggle to make payments

15/11/2018 / Comments 0

Loan approvals on the rise

Loan approvals on the rise – but businesses are failing to take advantage

08/10/2018 / Comments 0

Government scraps ban on invoice finance for SMEs

New measures to boost funding for small businesses announced

18/09/2018 / Comments 0

7 reasons why small businesses need access to finance

7 reasons why small businesses need access to finance

11/09/2018 / Comments 0

Do automated lending decisions have a place in commercial finance?

Do automated lending decisions have a place in commercial finance?

23/08/2018 / Comments 0

Cost of borrowing going up as interest rates rise

Cost of borrowing going up as interest rates rise

13/08/2018 / 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

Why use a commercial finance broker

Why use a commercial finance broker

18/06/2018 / Comments 0

How to get the most from your funder relationship

How to get the most from your funder relationship

31/05/2018 / Comments 0

13 common business plan mistakes to avoid when applying for funding

13 business plan mistakes to avoid

22/05/2018 / Comments 0

The rise of asst based finance

Infographic: The numbers behind the rise of asset based finance

26/04/2018 / Comments 0

Business finance has moved on. Have you?

Business finance has moved on. Have you?

08/02/2018 / Comments 0

Why businesses are being attracted to asset finance

Why businesses are being attracted to asset finance

23/11/2017 / Comments 0

More than £3bn lent to small businesses through Government scheme

More than £3bn lent to small businesses through Government scheme

07/11/2017 / Comments 0

8 key questions to help you choose a commercial finance broker

8 key questions to help you choose a commercial finance broker

26/10/2017 / Comments 0

How FinTech is changing the way the UK does business

How FinTech is changing the way the UK does business

17/10/2017 / Comments 0

7 benefits of optimising your funding

7 benefits of optimising your funding

10/10/2017 / Comments 0

Is your accountant the best bet for financial advice?

Is your accountant the best bet for financial advice?

21/08/2017 / 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

Why and how businesses review funding

Revealed: How and why businesses review their funding

07/06/2017 / Comments 0

6 ways to convince the bank to say yes

6 ways to convince a bank to say yes

15/02/2017 / Comments 0

A guide to invoice discounting

13/01/2017 / Comments 0

Financing Business Growth: 5 myths dispelled

Busting 5 myths about financing business growth

25/10/2016 / Comments 0

Should the business finance sector ditch the jargon?

Should the business finance sector ditch the jargon?

11/10/2016 / Comments 0

The ultimate sidekick for every finance director

The ultimate sidekick for every finance director

04/10/2016 / Comments 0

commercial credit report

Why it’s important to check your company’s credit report

23/09/2016 / Comments 0

HMRC cracking down

HMRC cracking down on overdue tax bills

14/09/2016 / Comments 0

Why cancelling your overdraft makes perfect business sense

Why cancelling your overdraft makes perfect business sense

07/09/2016 / Comments 0

How to secure finance in post-Brexit Britain

How to secure business finance in post-Brexit Britain

29/08/2016 / Comments 0

Stop saying you can’t access business finance

Business groups’ message: Don’t say you can’t access business finance

01/08/2016 / Comments 0

more needs to be done to help smes access finance

More needs to be done to help SMEs access finance says Business Bank chief

19/07/2016 / Comments 0

Why businesses change funding

Why businesses change their funding (and signs you should too)

04/07/2016 / Comments 0

10 reasons why successful businesses borrow money

10 reasons why successful businesses borrow money

15/06/2016 / 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

Divisive scheme extended to help more businesses access funding

Divisive scheme extended to help more businesses access funding

08/12/2015 / Comments 0

8 ways to finance business growth

8 ways to finance business growth

30/11/2015 / Comments 0

10 ways to make your business more attractive to lenders

10 ways to make your business more attractive to lenders

10/11/2015 / Comments 0

Is it time to say goodbye to business overdrafts

Is it time to say goodbye to business overdrafts?

02/11/2015 / Comments 0

Do you trust Google with your financial decisions

Do you trust Google with your financial decisions?

02/09/2015 / Comments 0

Huge rise in specialist business lending revealed

Huge rise in specialist business lending revealed

01/09/2015 / Comments 0

UK SMEs are looking beyond Europe and going global

UK SMEs are looking beyond Europe and going global

03/08/2015 / 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

What role do comparison websites have in commercial finance?

What role do comparison websites have in commercial finance?

06/07/2015 / 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

The absolute beginners' guide to single invoice finance

The absolute beginners’ guide to single invoice finance

17/06/2015 / Comments 0

3 dos and don'ts when searching for funding

3 dos and don’ts when searching for funding

18/05/2015 / Comments 0

8 ways to overcome a no when searching for funsinf

8 ways to overcome a no when searching for funding

24/02/2015 / Comments 0

3 reasons your business should use a broker

3 reasons your business should use a broker

11/02/2015 / Comments 0

Where to search for funding help

Where to search for funding help

09/02/2015 / Comments 0

Use of aset finance shows robust growth

Use of asset finance shows robust growth

22/01/2015 / Comments 0

How far would you go to secure business funding

How far would you go to secure funding?

06/01/2015 / Comments 0

Use of invoice finance reaches all-time high

Use of invoice finance reaches all-time high

03/12/2014 / Comments 0

Would you rely on your friends for money

Would you rely on your friends for money?

17/11/2014 / Comments 0

Where do you turn for funding help?

Where do you turn for funding help?

10/11/2014 / Comments 0

Credit cards - Friends or Foes

Credit cards: Friends or foes?

27/10/2014 / Comments 0

Could the summer sun heat up exports

Could the summer sun heat up exports?

22/07/2014 / Comments 0

6 steps to increase your chances of securing finance

6 steps to increase your chances of securing finance

28/05/2014 / Comments 0

10 ways to fund your business

30/04/2014 / Comments 0

How to make the most of your assets

How to make the most of your assets

28/04/2014 / Comments 0

How to get the most from your bank

How to get the most from your bank

16/04/2014 / Comments 0

5 reasons your business should consider factoring

5 reasons your business should consider factoring

14/01/2014 / Comments 0

The pros and cons of self-funding your business

The pros and cons of self-funding your business

06/08/2013 / Comments 0

Businesses beware of quick-fix finance

Businesses beware of quick-fix finance

16/07/2012 / Comments 0

Late Payment Debt Worries

Late payment debt worries

08/07/2010 / Comments 0

Some of the funders we work with

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

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