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Supporting local authority contracts

Supporting local authority contracts

Despite the government pledging to tackle late payment, local authorities can be notoriously bad at paying on time. So, when taking on large contracts with them it can be beneficial to have flexible funding in place to ensure your cash flow remains healthy at all times.

Our client, a mechanical and electrical engineering company, had won a series of new contracts with local authorities. But, with a high outlay in staff and materials required to fulfil the contract, the project was set to stretch cash flow.

Historically the business had relied on their business overdraft to boost their cash flow when needed but the inflexible nature of an overdraft meant that, with these new contracts coming in fast, the business needed additional funding in order to support their growth.

Keen to get a new facility in place to be able to capitalise on these new opportunities, we quickly got to work in introducing the client to a selection of funders who could offer competitive solutions.

After assessing the three most suitable options, the client opted for a confidential construction finance facility with the funder they felt most comfortable with due to their speedy response, knowledge and understanding of the business and its needs.

Now, with their new funding facility in place, the business is able to release funding from applications for payment or stage invoices to bridge the cash flow gap between paying suppliers and getting paid.

This has provided the funding required to support the new local authority contracts and allow the business to continue going from strength to strength.

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