The Evolution Of Receivable Financing

The Evolution Of Receivable Financing

For businesses throughout the world receivable financing is nothing new. In fact, in 2000 BC traders in Mesopotamia used a variation of invoice factoring when selling goods. The facility of selling invoices to a third party in order to release funds quickly is...

5 myths about factoring

Factoring is a very well-established financing mechanism that essentially enables businesses to sell their invoices in order to access upfront cash that they might otherwise have been left waiting on for an extended period. Factoring is typically used by companies as...

10 Ideas to Keep Cash Flowing

“Revenue is vanity, cash flow is sanity, but cash is king.” This is an age old saying in the business sphere, and while it may be a little cliché, it hits the mark. Basically, it muses that while impressive revenue margins do boost business ego, ultimately it’s cash...

Are long payment terms systemic? And how do you battle them?

While in the past invoices were fast and punctual, today a new norm has materialised. And for small businesses, it can seriously disrupt cash flow. Long payment terms are becoming an archetypal model for an increasing number of small businesses across the UK, and it’s...

What is alternative finance?

What Is Alternative Finance? Alternative Finance is an umbrella term that covers any type of finance that does not come from a mainstream provider. As a result of the 2008 financial crisis, the popularity of alternative finance has increased significantly year on...