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    50 Not Out!

    Bringing in the New Year was especially sweet for ASC Finance for Business. Having begun raising finance for small businesses in 1969, the end of 2019 marked the end of our 50th year in providing a valuable service to the UK SME community. So, the beginning of 2020 marks the start of the next 50...

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  • ASC Newsletters

    What will 2020 bring for you? The ASC Winter Newsletter

    We’re on the home stretch. We can all nearly let out that breath we’ve been holding. That’s right, the impossible has finally arrived – 2019 is nearly over. It’s been an undoubtedly tense year for businesses across the UK – we’ve gone from one dramatic twist to the next with nary a clue of what’s...

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  • Business, Financial World

    ASC are both a local network and a national organisation. Just how do we manage that?

    Here at ASC, we don’t make a secret of the fact that we’re not structured in the same way that many brokers are. In fact, we’re proud of it. But sometimes we get asked about exactly what our structure means for our clients – how do they benefit from it? Well, it’s all down to...

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  • Financial World, SME

    What’s made ASC so successful over the years?

    Here at ASC, we don’t exactly make our age a secret. In fact, we’re proud of it – if you’ve been following us, you’ll have seen many messages about our 50th anniversary. But it does lead to one particular question every now and then – how have we been so successful for so long? When...

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  • Finance, Financial World, SME

    Becoming a broker – your path to happiness?

    There are a lot of benefits to working with ASC. Our personal approach, our wide network of contacts, our dedicated SME focus – these are just some of the reasons small businesses nationwide use ASC to help achieve their dreams. But there is another side to ASC – our Regional Directors themselves! We’re always on...

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  • Financial World

    The world has changed, but our commitment to SMEs hasn’t

    50 years is a long time to be in business. It’s been half a century since Josef Sucharewicz founded ASC in 1969, and in that time, we’ve grown as a business in ways we’d never dreamed. From a one-man band in London to 20 offices nationwide, we’ve helped SMEs find over £1bn of finance in...

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  • Finance, Loans, Property

    What does success mean?

    We talk a lot about our “successful track record” at ASC. We’re proud of it – we don’t know any other brokers who have been successfully helping SMEs find finance for more than five decades. But what does that success actually mean? How have we actually helped businesses start, grow and thrive through finding them...

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  • Business, Finance, Financial World

    Business is tough – let us make it easy!

    One client source that’s often overlooked in finance is referrals. Business finance is built on trust – the client needs to trust that the broker knows what he is doing. The broker also needs to trust that the client has given them the right information. This makes word of mouth a powerful tool for driving...

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  • ASC Newsletters

    Modern Look, Traditional Relationships – ASC in 2019

    2019 so far has been a brand-new year for ASC in more ways than one. Our new website and new branding have breathed a breath of fresh air into the entire ASC network, cementing us as a modern business. With the assistance of modern conveniences, we’ve seen a 10% increase in year-on-year business in January...

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  • Financial World, Loans

    What is a “Personal Service”?

    At ASC, it’s very obvious that we’re proud of our “refreshingly personal service”. You’ll see it mentioned across our website and marketing messages. Keeping things personal is one of the key ASC values, and we make sure it’s practised in every ASC office. This means that sometimes we get asked what we mean by a...

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