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A collection of our thoughts, opinions, (and sometimes general musings) on everything to do with all aspects of business finance, commercial finance, small businesses, and general news about ASC Finance for Business.

  • Loans, SME

    How we help our clients – Deferred considerations and vendor-assisted sale.

    At ASC we know that the personal service and relationships that we form with our clients are one of the things that set us apart from other brokers. As John Fuchs (ASC in Leicester) demonstrates it’s often what makes us most proud about the deals we do. John recently assisted some clients with a complicated,...

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  • Finance, Loans

    How we help our clients – When the amount you need to borrow rises, not once, but twice(!) it’s good to have ASC on your side.

    In some cases, getting finance can be pretty straightforward when everything goes to plan, but what about when it doesn’t? What happens if circumstances mean you need to borrow more than initially planned? We know that when clients need a bit of a helping hand, ASC can really add its value. Dan Gateshill, ASC regional...

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  • Government, Loans

    The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) has been extended for two more years

    The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) was introduced in April 2021 by the government to assist businesses with finance which were hit by the pandemic. The RLS was due to end in June 2022, but on 20 July 2022 it was announced that it will be extended for two more years. The scheme will be re-opening for applications in August 2022. The...

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  • Business, Finance, Loans, SME

    Lending to small firms hits all time low, but finance is available!

    According to the Federation of Small Business, two in five small firms looking to secure finance for their businesses are having a hard time getting the required funds, even if they are highly profitable. What does that mean for small businesses? Firstly, don’t panic, you can still get finance, you just need to know who...

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  • In The Press

    ASC Finance for Business expands with two new Scottish locations

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  • In The Press

    ASC Finance for Business opens two new offices in Edinburgh and Perth

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  • Loans

    How we provide value to our clients - When all doors close, you still have ASC

    Behind every loan there is a story, and people who have things going on in their lives. For us, it’s one of the most rewarding parts of what we do – we help real people with real problems. Richard Scotney, from ASC in Derbyshire, shares one of the deals he is most proud of where...

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  • Loans, SME

    How ASC helps our clients – A Success Story in Brockenhurst

    At ASC, we are writing fresh stories to illustrate our work about the different ways we have assisted our clients across the country with their finance needs. On this occasion, Dan and his team at ASC Hampshire, Dorset & Isle of Wight successfully assisted their client, The Home of Interiors. Our clients were purchasing a...

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  • Banks, Finance

    ASC’s Most Unusual Deals – Marine Finance

    We are certainly proud of all the deals we’ve completed for our clients, but recently Steve Bealing from ASC in Surrey, completed a rather unusual loan. The client was referred to Steve by a local accountant, and what our client needed was to purchase a motorboat which was in the south of France. It was...

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  • Business, Finance, Loans

    Looking for finance but have no property – What are the options?

    We often hear clients mention they do not have a property to use as security when looking to finance their projects, and while it is true that a property can ease the process of securing finance, there are other options. Other alternatives to non-property commercial lending solutions include: Invoice Finance – when the business effectively...

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