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Trade Finance

First Business FinanceMaintaining cash flow effectively is imperative to the success of any business. Whether you are dealing in the UK or overseas, you want your cash to work hard for you.

Cash to help bring your business plans to life and to grab new opportunities. We understand how frustrating it is when your working capital is locked in your business and you have to watch crucial deals disappear. It's easy to find yourself in a catch-22 situation where you've secured an order, but the funds you need to fulfil it are tied up and you can't access those funds until your customers pay.

We can offer:

  • Immediate and ongoing supply of working capital advanced against outstanding invoices
  • Flexible funding against confirmed orders
  • Access to specialist credit control facilities supported by multilingual teams

Accessing funds to fulfil orders
We can help you fulfil your confirmed orders by providing up to 100 per cent of the upfront funds against these orders, open up letters of credit facilities on your behalf and provide direct supplier payments.

Access the money you're owed quickly
We can also improve your business' ongoing cash flow by providing an immediate and ongoing supply of cash against the value of outstanding UK and overseas customer invoices, releasing a percentage of the value within 24 hours.

Spend less time chasing payments and more time chasing new business
An International Trade Finance facility can also save you valuable management time. Our dedicated and highly skilled multilingual team will chase and collect outstanding invoice payments on your behalf, balancing the sensitivity of dealing with your customers with the need to collect invoice payments quickly, as well as maintaining up-to-date sales ledger information, administration and control. "We talked about our plans for the business, discussed our international trade growth We can also smooth out the problem of fluctuating exchange rates by offering multi-currency facilities as well as foreign exchange and forward currency dealings for protection against exchange losses. Protection against customer bad debt is also available.

Expert support and advice
As a global services provider we truly understand international trade and can also provide a range of support across key areas such as logistics, import licenses, customs compliance, VAT, Duty and freight costs.

To find out more please contact First Business Finance:
t. 01634 386 869    e.

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