Entries by WestWon

Cash Flow Is A Growing Issue For SMEs

According to new research by the Asset Based Finance Association (ABFA), over the past year small businesses must wait 23 days longer on average for payment compared to larger companies. The figures show that companies with a turnover of less than £1 million have waited an average of 71 days to receive payment, while those […]

Tailored Local Leasing Agreements Help Cumbrian Companies Thrive

England’s second largest county, Cumbria, boasts a thriving local economy and a rich variety of businesses, from international corporations to SMEs. Indeed, Carlisle boasts a vibrant mix of industry sectors, from logistics to retail and tourism, while Barrow-in-Furness is home to specialist manufacturers, energy industries and software engineers. As the economy starts to pick up, […]

Why Leasing Is A Viable Option For The Public Sector

Public sector organisations across the UK are striving to improve efficiency, yet are continuously being expected to deliver more with less. With ever increasing pressure on budgets and the ongoing need to reduce levels of expenditure, leasing can provide a vital and flexible solution. Whether operating within education, healthcare, housing or local government, leasing allows […]

Equipment Leasing Helps Local Cornish Companies Overcome Financial Challenges

Despite the challenging economic climate, the county of Cornwall has one of the highest increases in SMEs in the UK and an increase in GDP of more than three percentage points. What is more, businesses across the county, particularly in the tourism and farming sectors, are increasingly able to finance their growth plans and invest […]

Leasing For a New Start Business Explained

Opening your first restaurant? Launching a gardening business, a hairdressing salon or an interior design store? No doubt about it, setting up a new start company is for many a dream come true. But as any SME entrepreneur will verify, it takes a huge amount of time planning and thought – not forgetting the all-important […]