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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.

  • Business, SME

    Have you ever had a bad Google review?

    If you have, then you will know it doesn’t feel right. Most small business owners do our best to provide the best service we can to our clients. For so many of us, we take this responsibility seriously and we always try as hard as we can. That we let anyone down feels like a...

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  • Banks, Business, Finance, Loans

    Looking to raise finance? A commercial re-mortgage might help in different ways.

    There are always different ways to find the right solution for a client wanting to raise finance. We will try to look at the varied financial options to achieve our clients’ goal and figure out which would be the right deal for them and their business.  Re-mortgaging is one of these terms that we hear...

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  • Business, Finance, Loans, SME

    ASC Client Success Story - Grundy Case Study

    ASC Hampshire, Dorset & Isle of Wight have helped another client purchase new commercial premises. After being referred to ASC by their accountant, we assisted Mark & Kelly of Pro Drainage Group Limited to purchase a larger property for their rapidly expanding business. Dan and the team got straight to work on the lending proposal...

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  • Business, Finance, Loans

    BoE interest rate raise – What can I expect?

    As you may have read before, the Bank of England has increased the base rate from 0.1% to 0.25%, after months of delaying the increase; it is now official. The increase was made to hold the rising inflation rate that could peak at 6% in April The increase was influenced by the uncertainty about the...

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  • Finance, Loans, SME

    How can a Broker help increase your total loan size?

    At ASC, we have had a varied number of ways and solutions that we have implemented to complete the deal and secure finance for our clients. We have recently had a deal where the bank manager came back to ASC to say they couldn’t accept it and had capped the loan for our client at £200,000. So, we had to provide a quick solution, and...

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  • Business, In The Press, SME

    ASC Finance Expands with New Welsh Office

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  • Business, Miscellaneous

    Do you like call centres?

    If you are one of the few who answered “Yes”, then you can stop reading. And if not, then you might like what we have to say. “Your call has been placed in a queue and will be answered shortly…” “Thank you for calling. If you would like to book tickets, press 1. For opening...

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  • In The Press

    London Business Hub – Looking for finance for your business?

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  • Business, Loans, SME

    Why bother using a finance broker? 

    As commercial finance brokers, we occasionally hear people say that they don’t really want to use a broker for their business finance, rather that they would prefer to approach the lender directly.  So why should people use a commercial finance broker at all?  The marketplace for commercial finance is becoming more and more challenging. Lenders’ criteria are...

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  • Finance, Housing, Investment, Loans

    Holiday let market growing in the UK – Can ASC help?

    We all know it’s been the summer of the UK staycation and if you tried to book any sort of accommodation in the UK over the summer you will know how hard it was. It can come as no surprise that there has been a huge boom in property investment for holiday homes and guest...

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