Business Turnaround

Business Turnaround: Introduction

Is your business ready to capitalise on the economic recovery? Do you have the correct strategy in place to do this? What issues in your business are holding you back? In addition to our funding services, we can take a more general view of your business. Business turnaround is not just about finance. It’s also about sales, branding, marketing, operations, customer services, team performance – every single area of your business. Which are the ones that need to be improved? We can help you find them and, more importantly, change and improve them.

Predictability in business is no longer a reality in the current economic climate – we can examine your business model and quickly pinpoint changes that can be made to enable you to succeed. After all, you should be in control of your business because, if your business is controlling you, it’s time to talk to us. If you’re not making money, you’re not in business. If you’re not growing your business, you’re not just standing still, you’re shrinking.

Our approach is very simple:

  1. Vision – where do you want to be?
  2. Mission – how do we get there?
  3. Values – how do we behave along the way?
  4. Milestones – how do we know when we’ve arrived?

We have a team of experts who can bring the knowledge, experience, honesty, urgency and passion to take your business to the next level. As the old adage goes, ‘it’s lonely at the top’ but we’ll help you face the future with confidence.

Asset Finance

We have a number of solutions that can be tailored to suit your requirements:

  • Plant and equipment with everything from earthmovers to blast furnaces.
  • Factory machinery including printing presses, production lines and woodworking machinery.
  • Commercial vehicles large and small from a single van to a fleet of articulated trucks.
  • Executive company cars covering the very best marques at extremely competitive rates.

Property Finance

We have a number of solutions across these four main areas:

  • Bridging Loans and Short Term Finance when you need to raise funds quickly.
  • Commercial Mortgages and Remortgages for all types of property.
  • Development Finance for new builds or major renovation work.
  • Loans secured on property for any business purpose and at competitive rates.

Trade Finance

Trade finance usually runs alongside the traditional forms of funding like overdrafts, invoice discounting and factoring and will take the form of purchase finance, letters of credit or VAT export funding schemes.

  • Import Finance allowing you to pay for goods abroad prior to shipping.
  • Export Finance covering the cost of shipping and VAT.
  • Purchase Finance to help with seasonal trends and bulk orders.

Invoice Discounting and Factoring

Invoice Discounting and Factoring are a means of improving your cashflow by obtaining funds secured on the strength of your sales ledger debts.

The average time taken for UK businesses is to get paid is 67 days. With Invoice Discounting or Factoring, you get up to 90% of each invoice value paid into your bank account immediately.