6 Money Saving Tips For School Business Managers

How Leasing Can Help School Business Managers Save Money Budget setting and allocation of funds are high priority at the moment, alongside numerous requests for more staff and better equipment. One area where a school could benefit is leasing.  Used correctly (and cautiously) a school can achieve so much more whilst reducing annual spend.  In assessing leasing options, school business managers should review our key points for successful leasing: 1Ensure that your lease is compliant and [...]

Will asset finance boost the Funding for Lending Scheme?

Will asset finance boost the Funding for Lending Scheme? The Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) was launched by the Bank of England and HM Treasury in July 2012, as an 18 month-long scheme to boost the economy.  The scheme was intended to increase lending to UK households and businesses by incentivising banks and building societies, providing access to lower cost funding. The FLS links availability of this funding to the banks’ existing and incremental [...]

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Persuading SMEs to make asset finance their first source of funding

Persuading SMEs to make asset finance their first source of funding Recent data released by the Office for National Statistics shows that despite the UK economy showing little sign of recovery, in 2012 total business investment grew by a healthy 4.8%. Encouraging signs indeed with business growing virtually across the board: plant and machinery, automotive, commercial vehicles, business and IT equipment and there is no reason to suggest that 2013 shouldn’t be equally good. [...]

Green Investment Bank

Financing environmentally sustainable projects 2012 was the second most successful year in history when it came to worldwide green investment projects and the policies of UK governments and those worldwide are likely to see future years improving at a similar rate. According to figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, a total of $268bn was invested during the year on projects ranging from off-shore wind turbines to biofuels and anaerobic digesters. Getting in on this [...]