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Guide to Invoice Discounting

Guide Contents

Invoice Discounting
How Invoice Discounting works
Finding an Invoice Discounter
Frequently asked questions about Invoice Discounting
Where to get more help and advice about Invoice Discounting

Invoice Discounting

Recent economic times have been tough to say the least. Gone are the days when it was just small businesses who were feeling the squeeze, many medium and large sized companies are also battling day to day to stay afloat.

One of the biggest concerns is achieving a regular cash flow. This is confirmed by Experian who recently reported that late payments by companies have increased to the highest level in three years. This can have a huge impact on the day to day running of any business.

Having thousands of pounds tied up in invoices can be understandably frustrating. In an ideal world, invoices would be paid immediately and businesses would operate much better because of it. However, in the real world of business it doesn’t work quite like that, so businesses sometimes find themselves searching for other ways of raising funds to continue the day to day running. Fortunately there are a variety of ways in which a business can raise funds to improve its cash flow. Some of these options are;

Throughout this booklet we will be concentrating on Invoice Discounting and looking at how it works and the advantages and drawbacks of using such a system.

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