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04.01.22

Advantedge Commercial Finance announces name change to eCapital

Advantedge Commercial Finance announces name change to eCapital Change of name follows the firms’ recent acquisition by US Financial Services business 4 April 2022: Advantedge Commercial Finance have announced that…
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03.28.22

Advantedge Commercial Finance exceed £100m funding milestone

16 September 2021 – Advantedge Commercial Finance has hit a funding milestone providing over £100m of funding to UK businesses to support their plans. The firm achieved the milestone in…
20 years old. Gold and black Number 20th anniversary,News
03.28.22

Advantedge Commercial Finance celebrates two decades of funding SMEs

9 December 2021: Advantedge Commercial Finance (Advantedge), a leading invoice financier are celebrating 20 years of delivering funding solutions to UK businesses. As a non-bank funder, it is quite an…
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03.28.22

Advantedge Commercial Finance aiming high after securing £100 million funding

Facility reflects the firms growing reputation as a leading funder of UK SMEs Advantedge Commercial Finance (Advantedge), a leading invoice finance company has secured up to £100 million in funding to…
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03.27.22

Advantedge Commercial Finance secures Finn to lead Thames Valley based operations

Advantedge Commercial Finance secures Mark Finn to lead Thames Valley operation Appointment reflects firms continued commitment to the Thames Valley region 7 April 2021: Advantedge Commercial Finance (Advantedge), a leading…
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03.24.22

Uncertain times increases focus on credit insurance

Caroline Davies, Tokio Marine HCC provides an insight into why businesses need to review how they are protecting their businesses. “Uncertainty” is a word we are all reading a lot…
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03.24.22

UK Extends Temporary Covid-19 Insolvency Related Measures

"The impact on businesses of the pandemic has been widespread and whilst we have continued to support the cashflow needs of our new and existing clients throughout this extremely challenging…
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03.24.22

Trusted cashflow support helping drive recovery

The scramble to rollout the Covid-19 vaccine is a further seismic reminder of the sheer scale of the pandemic and the global duty of care that national governments have in…
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03.24.22

Training company boosted by Advantedge funding to help deliver on its high expectations for 2021

We were introduced to this business by one of our valued introducers following a deterioration in its working relationship with the incumbent lender. This well-established training company was looking at…
News
03.24.22

The Northern Powerhouse – Is it living up to its name?

The Northern Powerhouse continues to be held up as a driver of economic growth but how strong is the pedestal that they media headlines put us on? In my opinion…
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03.24.22

Spring Budget 2021- highlights for SME’s

Wednesday’s highly anticipated Spring Budget placed a heavy emphasis on helping businesses get back on their feet as the economy looks to recover from the damaging effects of Covid-19. Key…
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03.24.22

Southern Region funding helps drive haulier business to further success

We are pleased to have been able to support an established Essex based haulage company with a £250k invoice finance line to assist with cashflow and to provide funds to…
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03.24.22

South West team provides an additional cashflow boost to Devon based manufacturer

Originally, we were unsuccessful in our efforts to support this Plymouth based business, who chose to accept an extremely competitive offer from another invoice finance provider which was made at…
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03.24.22

South West region’s funding support provides a sparkling touch to local kitchen supplier

We were recommended to this business by one of our valued introducers following a significant deterioration in its working relationship with its existing funder. Depressed trading conditions as a result…
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03.24.22

Relationship a key factor in securing long term funding partnership for large recruitment business

Our Thames Valley team are delighted to have been able to provide a competitive facility to a well regarded, established recruitment agency, operating from four strategic centres within the UK.…
News
03.24.22

Recovery Is The Name Of The Game

Revisit your business plan Much has changed over the last 15 months and your business plan may have been thrown out of the window as you were forced to react…
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03.24.22

Paul Stokes joins Advantedge Commercial Finance to head up Midlands based operation

Appointment reflects firms focus on geographical expansion. Advantedge Commercial Finance (Advantedge), a leading invoice finance provider, has appointed Paul Stokes as its Regional Director - Midlands.  Stokes will be responsible…
News
03.24.22

Our response to Covid-19

We would like to advise everyone that Advantedge Commercial Finance Ltd have assessed and introduced measures as per government guidelines to ensure that staff and clients remain safe in this current…
News
03.24.22

Newport team constructing success for local business

We were introduced to an established and well-regarded South Wales business that specialises in the manufacturing of goods for use in construction related projects. The business had been funded by…
Newport's Relationship team ensures an immediate cashflow impact for local engineering businessNews
03.24.22

Newport’s Relationship team ensures an immediate cashflow impact for local engineering business

Our strong working relationship with this company's accountant presented us with the opportunity to provide a replacement invoice finance facility following a decline in service levels from their incumbent provider.…
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03.24.22

Newport office adds the funding ingredient to produce cashflow boost for local bakery business

We have recently supported a well-established commercial bakery with a £350k invoice finance facility to boost its available cashflow as seasonal demand from its supermarket customers ramps up in the…
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03.24.22

Latest NewsAdvantedge awarded Business Introducers Champion of the Year

We’re delighted to have been awarded Business Introducers Champion of the Year at Business Money’s Receivables Finance Awards in London last night. The award is extra special because it is…
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03.24.22

James Cresswell joins Advantedge Commercial Finance to head up Midlands based operation

10 December 2021: Advantedge Commercial Finance (Advantedge), a leading invoice financier, has appointed James Cresswell to the role of Regional Managing Director - Midlands. James will be responsible for leading…
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03.24.22

2021: It’s been challenging but there are reasons to be optimistic.

"We are coming off the back of the most challenging two years of my whole career. No recession or global financial crash this time, just a virus! The measures implemented…
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03.24.22

Hospitality Sector – “Here to Serve”

All eyes will be on the Chancellor tomorrow as he sets out his eagerly awaited budget with the UK embarking on its irreversible march to freedom out of lockdown and…
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03.24.22

HMRC to regain its status as preferential creditor in insolvencies

The Finance Act of 2020 will see HMRC regain its status as preferential creditor for insolvencies on or after 1st December 2020. What this will mean is that in an…
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03.24.22

Greater transparency but no revolution in new pre-pack reforms

Following much commentary and debate in recent years new legislation on pre-pack administrations will come into force on 30th April 2021. The government feels that if the process is better…
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03.24.22

Government set to end temporary insolvency measures

As UK economic activity continues to rise , signalling a return to normal trading conditions, the Government has announced, from 1st October, a phasing out of the temporary measures brought…
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03.24.22

Finance available through ‘asset based lending’ jumps to £4.3 billion

The Chief Exec of ABFA (Asset Based Finance Association) Jeff Longhurst has reported that the total of asset based finance advanced hit £20.7bn at the end of September 2016, a 4%…
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03.24.22

Factor 21 to change name to Advantedge Commercial Finance

Rebrand marks new beginnings post the recent MBO 22 January 2018: Factor 21, a leading invoice finance provider, have announced that they will be changing name to Advantedge Commercial Finance…
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03.24.22

Enhanced ACF service offering ensures continuity of cashflow funding for fabrication business

Our funding support has enabled this steel fabrication business to successfully move away from a restrictive conventional bank facility to a highly flexible £350k Confidential Invoice Finance arrangement. This business…
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03.24.22

End of the Ban on Assignment

An important legislative change is about to happen which will hopefully enable greater access to invoice finance. A draft Statutory Instrument under section 1 of the Small Business, Enterprise and…
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03.24.22

Chris Falby joins Advantedge as Business Development Manager for London & the South East

Advantedge Commercial Finance (Advantedge) one of the UK’s leading Invoice Finance providers, has announced the recent appointment of Chris Falby, as Business Development Manager.  Falby will be responsible for generating awareness of Advantedge’s funding…
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03.24.22

Cautious or stifled optimism ahead of the Spring Budget ?

With the Spring budget only a few weeks away there are calls for the Chancellor to extend the Treasury’s financial help to families and businesses despite the explosion of government…
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03.24.22

Bring in the HMRC changes – Trusted cashflow support from Advantedge

The 1st December 2020 will see HMRC regain its preferential status as a secured creditor which means many SMEs /owner managed businesses should be looking at how best to protect…
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03.24.22

Andrew Hardman joins Advantedge Commercial Finance to drive expansion in Manchester

Advantedge Commercial Finance (Advantedge), a leading invoice finance provider, has appointed Andrew Hardman as Regional Sales Manager in Manchester. Andrew will be responsible for continuing to develop Advantedges’ growing presence in…
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03.24.22

Advantedge commits to funding the future of Welsh business

It is certainly testing times for Welsh business but there are positive initiatives that we should focus on if we are to retain our optimism about the future. Economic activity…
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03.24.22

Advantedge Commercial Finance set for further growth following acquisition by eCapital Corp

Advantedge Commercial Finance announces the purchase of its business by eCapital Corp (“eCapital”), a leading North American provider of speciality lending solutions to businesses with the existing management team retaining…
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03.24.22

Advantedge Commercial Finance completes acquisition of Henry Howard Finance

Advantedge Commercial Finance Ltd (Advantedge) have announced today that they have completed the acquisition of the Newport based, Henry Howard Cashflow Finance business. The acquisition marks the completion of another…
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03.24.22

Advantedge Commercial Finance appoints Andy Phillips to new business role

22 October 2021: Advantedge Commercial Finance (Advantedge), a leading invoice financier, has appointed Andy Phillips to the role of Regional Sales Manager. Andy will be responsible for leading the development…
10 things you need to know about invoice financingNews
03.24.22

10 things you need to know about invoice financing

Invoicing financing, also known as invoice factoring, or debt factoring, allows businesses to manage their cash flow, giving them the freedom to grow. An invoice finance company buys a business’…
Asset-based LendingBlog
03.01.22

How Asset-Based Lending Can Improve Cash Flow During Seasonal Off-Cycles

Asset-based lending works well for all sorts of companies that are growing quickly, but if you own a business that experiences seasonal fluctuations, this loan option can be especially beneficial.…