- What business items to use asset finance for - Asset finance allows businesses of all types and sizes to spread the cost of the items they require to conduct their business and turn a profit. There are so many different businesses though, it can be confusing as to what actually counts as a business asset.
- UK: The plant and machinery finance and commercial vehicle finance sectors reported new business up in March by 18% and 12% respectively, compared with the same period in 2016. New finance for business equipment was up by 2% over the same period. Source: Assetfinance
- Innovate UK launches £50m small business loans scheme - Small businesses with ground-breaking ideas will be able to access new innovation loans from government-funded body Innovate UK. The first competition for the government-backed loans will allow businesses to access between £100,000 and £1 million on flexible, affordable terms.