Opportunities to use your capital assets
Almost half of UK businesses have no plans to invest in capital expenditure, despite the sustained economic upturn, new research has found.
SME growth opportunities being missed
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.
2014 trends for the recruitment industry
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.
A guide to growing your recruitment business
With vacancy numbers increasing at the fastest rate since 1998, recruitment firms may consider expanding into different niches or geographical markets. Our quick reference guide discusses considerations for growing your recruitment business.
Drax supported with £80m facility
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.
Bridgnorth Aluminium funds expansion with £62m deal
The Shropshire-based manufacturer has secured funding to invest in increased capacity and support its international growth ambitions. The deal encompasses a £45m Asset Based Lending facility.
*Market leader based upon the value of advances at the end of 2012 calculated from competitor information reported in the March/April issue of Business Money.