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Finding the best invoice financing companies in the UK

15/01/2021

When you are looking for a new finance facility for your business, it’s only natural to want to work with the best company possible – both in terms of the best in the industry and the one that best fits your requirements and expectations.

When it comes to invoice finance, the choice of providers is vast and growing all the time, making it difficult for businesses to determine why they should go with one over another.

Invoice finance is a popular commercial finance choice and is therefore provided by a lot of companies, from well-known high street banks to smaller, independent funders you may be less aware of. Each one brings their own specialist expertise, while it’s important to remember there are also a variety of products within invoice finance that are suited to different businesses, such as invoice factoring and invoice discounting.

The truth is there isn’t one invoice financing company that is the best fit for every business. Each business will have their own unique challenges, requirements and expectations that will affect what they need and are looking for from their finance provider.

It is, of course, possible to research and compare different invoice financing companies yourself. However, this can be a time consuming process, and if you don’t have experience with invoice finance it may be difficult to know where to begin and what to look for in the providers.


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For some companies, ease of delivery, communication and cost may be high on the list of what they are looking for from a finance provider. Others may be more interested in the lender’s knowledge of their industry, any additional services they can provide, or the flexibility they can offer so the facility grows with them.

So how can you find an invoice finance provider that meets your exact needs?

Using a specialist broker

An independent finance broker like Hilton-Baird Financial Solutions can help you to identify the best invoice financing company for your business, and save you time in the process. There are many benefits to using a broker, such as their in-depth knowledge of the commercial finance sector and the support they can provide even after a facility is secured.

At Hilton-Baird, we specialise in invoice finance, and were voted Invoice Finance Broker of the Year at the Business Moneyfacts Awards in 2018 and 2020. Our 24 years’ experience, combined with an in-depth assessment of your needs, means that we can introduce you to the best invoice financing company for your business.

We have an extensive but carefully selected panel to ensure our clients can access a wide range of suitable solutions. We take great care in qualifying this panel to ensure that any funder we introduce has a good history of service, deliverability and treating clients fairly; is ethical, sustainable and able to match our client-centric ethos.

So if you’re looking for an invoice finance facility for your business and want to make the best decision for your business, give us a call on 0800 9774833 or request a call back today.

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Some of the funders we work with

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

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