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Almost half of UK businesses have no plans to invest in capital expenditure, despite the sustained economic upturn, new research has found.

UK SMEs are sitting on £770 billion in untapped assets that could be used to fund growth, according to new research published today by Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

Opinion Pieces

Our specialist teams have in-depth experience of providing Asset Based Lending (ABL) and provide through-the-cycle support. Here, we answer some topical questions about this flexible form of funding.

Technological innovation and an appetite for immediate response have already started to shape the recruitment climate. Here are a few trends that might influence the industry this year.

Case Studies

Tenbury Wells-based food ingredients business Orchard Valley Foods has significantly expanded its operations and completed the acquisition of Food Ingredients International, with the support of a funding package from Lloyds Bank.

Lloyds Bank has supported energy company Drax Group with an £80 million facility to provide working capital to the Group’s growing sustainable biomass business.

*Marketing leading in the UK by client numbers - source Business Money March/April 2014.