Are scale-ups neglected in the UK?

The UK has a gained a strong reputation for nurturing and giving rise to start-up businesses of all kinds and London is now widely regarded as being nothing less than the fintech capital of Europe. But is there an argument to suggest that the capital and the country...

Is your poor debt collection affecting your cashflow?

In an ideal world every client or customer you work with or provide services to would pay your invoices right away and the issue of poor debt collection would be only a very minor consideration for your business. Unfortunately, however, in the real world, most people...

A day in the life at GapCap

A day in the life at GapCap, much like many other roles within the industry, typically starts between 6:00 and 6:30am. Following a quick check of the news and industry updates, I’ll head into work, which presents the first (and in my mind, the biggest) challenge of...

Questions to Ask a ‘Flexible Funder’

As SMEs start to search for alternatives to rigid bank contracts, the alternative finance market is blossoming. Today, flexible funders are revolutionising the way small businesses secure cash, with solutions like select invoice financing at the vanguard of the trend....