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Beat the deadline - be quick to benefit from the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

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Beat the deadline - be quick to benefit from the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has been a welcome financial lifeline to many businesses during this time of uncertainty. If you have yet to benefit from the scheme to help fund a new business direction, improve your business or simply help keep the doors open you have to act quickly. CBILS ends on 30th September 2020 Aimed at supporting UK based businesses with a turnover of less than £45m to navigate the issues of lockdown, accredited lenders (like Asset Finance Arena) have had government backing to offer loans of up to £5m. The government will cover the first...

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Asset finance with the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

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Asset finance with the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

The current situation has left many businesses with financial uncertainty and the need to examine what is might bring the company back to past success. With furloughed staff and, often, a huge loss of custom, clients and income it is easy to dwell on the negatives. But, if you are looking for a new direction for your business or to improve on your current standing, there are many positives to find in the aftermath of the lockdown. Now is a great time to embrace the need for change and put plans in action for the future, especially when it comes...

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How to save money on the latest commercial van models

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How to save money on the latest commercial van models

Buying a commercial van is a large investment for any business and, if you can’t find a commercial vehicle you need that fits your budget, you might find yourself cutting corners and opting for a less than satisfactory option. It is important to purchase vans that provide you with all the features and functions that your business needs and the best price. With so many sellers, all vying for your cash, a huge amount of new commercial vans being released regularly and a changing marketplace, it can sometimes be hard to find the right solution for your business. Follow these...

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How will we buy cars after COVID?

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How will we buy cars after COVID?

The summer of 2020 has changed so much about how we live, work and purchase goods. This is no different in the world of car sales. With showrooms out of commission, distanced selling became the norm moving everything online and changing the way transactions are completed. After the crisis, what is likely to form part of our new normal in the world of car purchases. We take a look at what has changed and what might remain: Online sales will become more normal Online sales didn’t suddenly happen overnight, the industry had been moving towards this for some time but...

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How equipment and machinery refinance works

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How equipment and machinery refinance works

The equipment you have in your business is literally part of the furniture, assets that you take for granted in your everyday operations, and if you have an on-going loan agreement for your machinery it is something you make ignore letting it run in the background. Why think about it? Well, through equipment and machinery refinance you might be able to unlock dormant capital tied up in your existing equipment assets! Depending on the assets you have this capital could run from a few hundred pounds to millions. Should the value of the equipment exceed the value of any associated...

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