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  • In The Press

    Our article published in Teach Early Years discusses raising finance for a nursery business

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  • Finance, Loans

    We’ve got long-term and short term already – now we have long-term-short-term?

    In the “traditional” world of looking for a loan, you’ve got two sets of timeframes when you’re looking at payment schedules. The option known to most is long-term mortgages or unsecured loans. These are normally aimed to take around 15-20 years to pay off, and most businesses looking at major projects will be pursuing them....

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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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  • In The Press

    There are a few main categories that banks look at - here's our article in Electrical Times talking about how that impacts electricians!

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  • Business, Loans

    There are hurdles in any finance process. Here are some common ones to watch out for, so you can be prepared!

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  • Banks, Business, Finance, Loans

    We all know the bank managers have disappeared. But where did they go?

    In the “old days”, getting a loan was perhaps a simpler task. You went to the bank, you asked for an appointment with the manager, and got yourself booked in. Then you came back at your allotted timeslot, presented your business plan, and if the manager liked the idea, then they gave you the money...

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  • Financial World

    You might be surprised, but finance is a local business

    When most people think “finance”, they think on a national perspective. The default image of finance is the big, high-street banks making transactions on a large scale across the country without regard to individuality or the areas they’re in. Now, we’ve talked before about how high-street banks aren’t the only option available – and it’s...

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  • Banks, Financial World, Loans

    Inviting a Comparison

    “How do you choose between lenders?” is a question we get asked often. It can be a tricky question to answer – no two brokers will have the same method, for one. But it involves broker and client looking at an offer and seeing if it really fits a business. However, there’s been a development...

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  • Financial World

    Blockchain & AI – Finance’s Future?

    Technology is amazing. We can do things today that would seem like magic at the turn of the century. There are few places where this is truer than Financial Services. The rise of “fintech” has changed the nature of brokers and traders, with communications taking hours, not days and complex calculations done in minutes. With...

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