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Success recognised at the 2017 ABFA Achievers Awards Dinner

22 March 2017
We were honoured to be joined by Members and Affiliates to celebrate the achievements of the industry's greatest students at the ABFA Achievers Awards Dinner on Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at the Royal Garden Hotel Kensington in London.
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EU Factoring and Commercial Finance Federation in collaboration with FCI hosts 3rd Factoring Summit

31 January 2017
The EU Federation for the Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry (EUF) and FCI have hosted a highly successful third Summit in Madrid.
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Michael Walsh Appointed as Chairperson and Mark O' Rourke as Vice-Chairperson for Ireland

20 December 2016
The Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA), has appointed Michael Walsh as Chairperson of the organisation in Ireland and Mark O’ Rourke as Vice Chairperson.
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Finance available through 'asset based lending' jumps to GBP4.3 billion - helping UK businesses combat shortage of funding

13 December 2016
The amount of finance available through ‘asset based lending’ to UK businesses reached a record high of £4.3 billion, up 22% in the last year*. The ABFA explains that asset based lending allows businesses to borrow against a range of assets they already own, including inventory, property, machinery and intellectual property.
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SME food manufactures forced to wait nearly 8 weeks for payment

25 November 2016
SME food manufacturers now face waits of 55 days (or nearly 8 weeks) for their invoices to be paid, two-thirds longer than the 33 days (or nearly 5 weeks) their larger competitors wait.
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The Business Show - Olympia London

3 November 2016
Were Exhibiting at The Business Show at Olympia 17-18 November along with Member's RBS Invoice Finance, Working Capital Partners and Skipton Business Finance. Last few tickets still available.
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He wrote the book on factoring - Sad news about Freddy Salinger

2 November 2016
It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of one of our Industry’s foremost pioneers and statesmen of whom it could literally be said "wrote the book on factoring”.
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UK leads Europe in use of asset based finance

1 November 2016
The UK represents 26% of the European market as total value of funding reaches an all-time high. Asset based finance on the rise as banks withdraw from lending to SMEs
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