Confidential Factoring

What is Confidential Factoring?

Confidential factoring is a flexible funding solution for businesses which offers the cash advance and credit control aspects of a factoring facility combined with the confidentiality of invoice discounting.

Like other forms of factoring, it allows businesses to plug the cash flow gap often associated with trading on credit by releasing up to 90% of an invoice’s value within 24 hours of its issue, with the funder also providing a dedicated sales ledger management service.

However, this function is conducted confidentially, often under your business’s name, allowing you to benefit from the funder’s credit control expertise whilst keeping your finance arrangements private from your customers.

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How does confidential factoring work?

  1. Your business raises an invoice
  2. The factoring company advances up to 90% of the invoice value within 24 hours
  3. The factoring company performs credit control confidentially
  4. Customers pay invoices into a trust account, which is set up in your name and controlled by the funder
  5. Remainder of invoice value is forwarded to you, less the factoring company’s fee

Which confidential factoring company is right for my business?

With so many products and providers to choose from, finding the right factoring solution for your business’s requirements can be time-consuming. As the UK’s leading commercial finance brokerage, Hilton-Baird can:  

  • Remove the search burden from your business to save you time
  • Share our extensive knowledge of providers and facilities for your sector
  • Provide access to key decision makers within the funders
  • Help you secure the right facility for both your long and short-term needs

To learn more about factoring and how it could benefit your business, call our team on 0800 9774833 or email

I was offered a variety of factoring services by Hilton-Baird, and after consultation over the right one for me I chose the one that was the most personal, informative and friendly.

Neal Warcup, Managing Director, Polar Recruitment

Funders we work with

  • Catalyst Finance
  • Bibby Financial Services
  • Henry Howard Cashflow Finance
  • IGF Invoice Finance
  • Secure Trust Bank
  • Platform Black
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Regency Factors
  • PNC Business Credit
  • Shawbrook Business Credit
  • Metro Bank SME Finance
  • Factor 21
  • Skipton Business Finance
  • GapCap Cashflow Finance
  • Roma Finance
  • Close Brothers Invoice Finance
  • Everline
  • Calverton Finance
  • Partnership Invoice Finance
  • Ultimate Finance Group
  • Invoice Cycle
  • Barclays
  • Assetz Capital
  • Santander Corporate & Commercial
  • Creative Capital
  • Davenham Trade Finance
  • Innovation Finance
  • Outsauce
  • Woodsford Tradebridge
  • Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance
  • Positive Cashflow Finance
  • Ashley Commercial Finance
  • Team Factors
  • Trade Finance Partners
  • ABN AMRO Commercial Finance
  • iwoca
  • Nucleus Commercial Finance
  • Pulse Cashflow Finance
  • Amicus Commercial Finance
  • 1pm
  • Davenham Asset Finance
  • Asset Advantage
  • Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance
  • Market Invoice
  • Working Capital Partners
  • Aldermore Invoice Finance
  • Leumi ABL

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We are a credit broker and not a lender and offer credit facilities from a panel of lenders

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