Aug 17, 2019: ING Group, the Dutch multinational bank, has reported net core lending up €7.4 billion in Q2. The company’s retail primary customers rose by 300,000 to 12.9 million in total over the same period. The Q2 result has boosted ING’s total retail custo...

 

Aug 15, 2019: The majority of UK SMEs predict no change in growth over the next few months with some forecasting modest growth, showing an overall upturn in growth predictions according to research from Hitachi Capital Business Finance (HCBF). Offering a snapsh...

 

Aug 15, 2019: Nearly half of UK SMEs (44%), roughly 2.5 million businesses, are struggling with cashflow as they attempt to prepare for Brexit, according to a new report from Bibby Financial Services. Its latest SME Confidence Tracker from Q2 this year shows al...

 

Aug 02, 2019: A series of initiatives focused on innovation and expansion across the five business units of Hitachi Capital (UK) have generated record profits and delivered a decade of growth. Pre-tax profits at the AF50 top 10 company reached a record level of...

 

Aug 01, 2019: UK manufacturers could harness savings worth hundreds of millions of pounds through innovative Energy-as-a-Service programmes, according to Siemens Financial Services (SFS). In a new report called ‘Saving without Spending’, it reveals that cost sa...

 

Jul 31, 2019: DLL has completed its third securitization deal of 2019 - and its sixth securitization transaction since 2017. The July DLL 2019-2 ABS securitization transaction was completed in the US for $443 million and brings the total since 2017 to more than...

 

Jul 30, 2019: Railway stock leasing company Porterbrook is helping to finance the UK’s first hydrogen-powered train, which will be tested on the mainline railway following a successful proof of concept. Porterbrook has partnered with the University of Birmingha...

 

Jul 30, 2019: Lending has increased 30% at asset finance provider Arkle Finance during the first half of 2019, compared to the same period last year. The increase included a 56% year-on-year rise in lending during May and 32% growth in June. Founded in 1997, A...

 

Jul 25, 2019: Thousands of SMEs are missing out on a major government tax break that enables them to invest up to £1 million in plant and machinery while reducing their tax bills. The Annual Investment Allowance has been increased from £200,000 to £1 million si...

 

Jul 23, 2019: Independent Growth Finance (IGF), the UK-based lender, has provided a total of £100 million in funding to SME clients throughout the UK. The finance milestone was reached after the business achieved 39% growth in funding in its most recent full fi...