Checklist: How Financially Healthy Is Your Business?

Posted by Emma Robison on Aug 2, 2019 9:12:00 AM

In the business world, it pays to know the financial health of your business. Like any health check, it is important to analyse the crucial elements rather than focusing on minor issues. Here are the five most important questions that you can ask to find out how financially healthy your business is.

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Topics: Business Finance

How Can I Use Funding To Develop My Business?

Posted by Martin Collins on Aug 1, 2019 3:30:00 PM

Whether you are a start-up or an established business, development is important. Strategic funding works in tandem with a solid plan to optimise the process and increase the chances of success. Here are six ways that you can use funding to develop your business.

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Topics: Business Finance

6 Funding Options For Business Growth

Posted by Emma Robison on Jul 26, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Business development frequently requires external funding. However, with so many options available, it can be difficult to determine the right one for your organisation and your specific circumstances. Here is a quick guide to the main funding options for business growth.

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Topics: Business Finance

Choosing The Right Investment Options For Your Business

Posted by Martin Collins on Jul 24, 2019 4:00:00 PM

There are many different investment options for which business finance plays a central role. Although there is a spectrum of possibilities, there are five core investment pathways that can regulate cash flow and enhance growth. Here is a quick guide to choosing the right investment options for your business.

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Topics: Business Finance

Accelerate Your Business Growth With Asset Finance

Posted by Emma Robison on Jul 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM



When you have a compelling business case to grow a section of your business, it’s time to act and turn potential into reality. The right equipment can transform your productivity, capacity to innovate, your processes and profitability. If the equipment cannot be purchased from working capital, the finance options are either a bank loan or asset finance. What are the differences between these two types of lending?

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Topics: Asset Finance

How Can I Make My Business More Attractive To Funders?

Posted by Martin Collins on Jul 17, 2019 2:00:00 PM



Are you feeling daunted by the task of attracting funders? Investment is vital for growth, but finding it can be challenging. The temptation to try to make drastic changes to please potential investors can be considered – however, it is rarely necessary. Instead, simple and logical steps can send a clear message about the integrity and security of an organisation. Here are six straightforward ways to make your business more attractive to funders.

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Topics: Business Finance

Why Asset Finance Is The Worthwhile Investment You've Been Looking For

Posted by Martin Collins on Jun 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Asset finance is a good funding choice for expanding businesses because it is easily accessed, secured by the asset, and fast to obtain. Possible business applications include:

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Topics: Asset Finance

The BFS Team Is Expanding! We Are Delighted To Introduce The Most Recent Team Members To Join Us…

Posted by Emma Robison on Jun 27, 2019 7:14:29 AM

Mark Chandler joins us as a partner and brings with him vast experience to further support our clients, having clocked up an impressive 30+ years in the Commercial Lending Sector. Specialising in Commercial Property, Mark joins us from his position at Lloyds Banking Group as Real Estate Relationship Director, overseeing Property Loans in the £1m+ region within the East Midlands and South Yorkshire. With an extensive portfolio of Investment and Development clients, Mark will complement our Commercial Lending team in supporting our clients throughout the UK.

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6 Reasons Why Asset Finance Can Be Suitable For All Businesses

Posted by Emma Robison on Jun 21, 2019 10:00:00 AM


Business growth frequently requires capital investment that cannot always be met from existing resources. In these cases asset finance provides a cost effective means of acquiring vital equipment straightaway without straining your cashflow or having to take out a large loan. Even when adequate capital is available, asset finance enables it to be conserved or more usefully directed towards other areas of the business.

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Topics: Asset Finance

What Is A Business Loan & How Is It Different Than A Personal Loan?

Posted by Martin Collins on Jun 19, 2019 3:00:00 PM

The basic difference between a business loan and a personal loan is simple: A personal loan is provided to an individual for non-business related purposes, whereas a business loan is taken out by business entity for reasons relating to growth or operations. The business in question could be a partnership, limited company or a self-employed sole trader.

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Topics: Business Loans

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