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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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Governments small business support packages labelled confusing by 73%

29/10/2020 / Comments 0

10 ways to make your business more attractive to lenders

08/09/2020 / Comments 0

3 dos and don'ts when searching for funding

3 dos and don’ts when searching for funding

27/08/2020 / Comments 0

Invoice Finance Broker of the Year 2020

Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions wins prestigious industry award

21/07/2020 / Comments 0

Where to search for funding help

Where to search for funding help

26/06/2020 / Comments 0

What to consider when choosing a new funding facility

What to consider when choosing a new funding facility

15/06/2020 / Comments 0

Sale and leaseback

How sale and leaseback is providing vital business funding

05/05/2020 / Comments 0

Coronavirus and UK businesses: Looking to the future

01/05/2020 / Comments 0

Why the CBILS is not businesses’ only option

Why the CBILS is not businesses’ only option

29/04/2020 / 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

Advantages of Sale and Leaseback

Advantages of sale and leaseback

30/03/2020 / Comments 0

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme

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

23/03/2020 / Comments 0

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

The pros and cons of self-funding your business

Self-funding your business vs external finance

02/03/2020 / Comments 0

REVEALED: The reasons businesses are seeking external finance

REVEALED: The reasons businesses are seeking external finance

24/02/2020 / Comments 0

Secured and unsecured business loans: What's the difference?

Secured and unsecured business loans: What’s the difference?

13/02/2020 / 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

Why use a commercial finance broker

Why use a commercial finance broker

10/01/2020 / Comments 0

How to raise finance to pay business taxes

How to raise finance to pay business taxes

02/01/2020 / Comments 0

7 ways successful businesses benefit from optimising their funding

7 ways successful businesses benefit from optimising their funding

21/11/2019 / Comments 0

Busting 5 myths about financing business growth

25/10/2019 / 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

Why a finance broker is the ultimate sidekick for every FD

Why a finance broker is the ultimate sidekick for every FD

08/10/2019 / Comments 0

Stop saying you can’t access business finance

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

01/08/2019 / Comments 0

Why cancelling your overdraft makes perfect business sense

Why cancelling your overdraft makes perfect business sense

07/07/2019 / Comments 0

10 reasons why successful businesses borrow money

10 reasons why successful businesses borrow money

15/06/2019 / 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

Half of businesses give up on funding after bank rejection

Half of businesses give up on funding after bank rejection

24/01/2019 / Comments 0

Is your accountant providing the right lending advice?

Is your accountant providing the right lending advice?

16/01/2019 / 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

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 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

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

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

puzzle with one part outstanding

A guide to invoice discounting

13/01/2017 / Comments 0

Why businesses change funding

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

04/07/2016 / Comments 0

8 ways to finance business growth

8 ways to finance business growth

30/11/2015 / Comments 0

Huge rise in specialist business lending revealed

Huge rise in specialist business lending revealed

01/09/2015 / 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 reasons your business should use a broker

3 reasons your business should use a broker

11/02/2015 / Comments 0

How far would you go to secure business funding

How far would you go to secure funding?

06/01/2015 / Comments 0

10 ways to fund your business

30/04/2014 / Comments 0

5 reasons your business should consider factoring

5 reasons your business should consider factoring

14/01/2014 / Comments 0

Late Payment Debt Worries

Late payment debt worries

08/07/2010 / Comments 0

Some of the funders we work with

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

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