The cost of living has reached a tipping point for many families across the United Kingdom. From the cost of energy bills to the food we are purchasing from our local shop, we are seeing increases in the cost for an average family rise to levels we have not yet seen before.
With climate change being a key topic at the moment, we take a look into how 200 countries set out plans to cut emissions by 2030 and how financial organisations direct finance away from fossil fuel burning industries.
Container transportation costs have increased massively since last summer, and major ports are experiencing a severe backlog. There has been a trend of shortages in recent months, the production of vehicles has been a significant issue due to the lack of computer chips.
You may have heard people saying using the name Bitcoin, or maybe you have read somewhere about a trend called cryptocurrency. The name has been used a lot recently, but the history of cryptocurrency is over ten years old.
Stamp duty rates are being tapered back to full by the end of September 2021 in order to ease property buyers back in to a full price market after the stamp duty holiday ends on June 30th. Already extended from March 31st, the holiday was intended to keep the property market moving during the uncertainty of the pandemic.
Back in March 2020, the United Kingdom was facing a unique challenge. We were placed into a national lockdown, which meant we couldn’t go to our usual favourite restaurants, there wouldn’t be any family barbecues in the garden, and you were more than likely to begin working from home.
Invoice Finance allows you to quickly release cash into your business by converting the value of unpaid invoices into ready working capital. This facility can help reduce severe cash flow problems and help manage businesses day to day finances.
Invoice finance works to provide business owners with a cash injection towards unpaid invoices. Improving a business’s cash flow with invoice finance helps to pay suppliers, employees and other crucial elements faster than if they were to wait for a customer to pay their balance in full.
Jerry Lees is Chairman of Linear Investments and sits on the advisory board of Saffron Asset Finance. He talked to Kate Horne about how Saffron can support SME’s with a current loan requirement “Saffron Asset Finance is a direct to market SME lending solution, set up in response to the lack of cost effective and […]
What is Saffron Asset Finance? James Churchman, Head of Sales for Linear Investments, talked to David Craven, incoming CEO of Saffron Asset Finance to find out more High street banks are known for preferring to fund larger business loans than to facilitate small business loans. This is mostly due to the fact that SME’s tend […]
About The CBILS Scheme The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme [CBILS] provides financial support to smaller businesses [SMEs] across the UK that are losing revenue, and seeing their cash flow disrupted, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.