Reflections on the changing funding world

Posted Posted in Asset based finance, Banks, Bibby Financial Services, Blog, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Crowdfunding, David Postings, Economic growth, Invoice finance, Leasing, News, Non-bank lending, P2P lending, Regulation, SMEs

Some onlookers thought that 2015 would be the year when we might be able to move on from the fallout of the financial crisis, with UK banks finally forgiven for their past misdemeanours. There were positive murmurs from the Government and a clear desire to get on with the vital work of restoring trust and confidence in the financial services sector. Indeed, in his June Mansion House speech, Chancellor George Osborne spoke about the UK […]

Funding Scotland’s thriving SME sector

Posted Posted in Bibby Financial Services, David Postings

The small and medium sized enterprise sector in Scotland continues to go from strength-to-strength and our own research shows that well over half (61 per cent) expected sales growth in the three months leading to October. It’s vital that growth aspirations are coupled with the financial means to fulfil orders, invest in technology and develop new business. This is where funding types, such as invoice finance and leasing can help a growing business. But there […]