Head of Retail, Brian Flesk, explains how to reduce the growing risk of fraud and why it's so important as we head into the festive season.
Mon 22nd NOV 2021
Mon 08th NOV 2021
GRIDSERVE today launches The GRIDSERVE Partner Network to open up the company’s ‘Sun-To-Wheel Ecosystem’ – comprising hybrid solar & battery farms, electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, and electric vehicle solutions – to like-minded partners across the world interested in accelerating net zero transport initiatives.
Mon 01st NOV 2021
Hitachi Capital UK (HCUK) has successfully issued a 3-year EUR325 Green Bond with Natwest and HSBC. The transaction marks HCUK’s debut syndicated Green Bond, following a private placement earlier in 2021.
Mon 20th SEP 2021
Hitachi Capital European Vendor Solutions, a division of Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC, today announced that it will rebrand under the new trading style of Mitsubishi HC Capital UK within the UK and its Netherlands subsidiary, Mitsubishi HC Capital Europe B.V. will be known as Mitsubishi HC Capital Europe in the wider market.
Wed 01st SEP 2021
As employers grapple with return to office scenarios, research reveals over a quarter (27%) of UK workers would accept a pay cut to switch to permanent home working. The survey by Hitachi Capital UK shows office workers are prepared to take an 8% pay cut on average for permanent, full-time home working, with a small few (2%) even prepared to take up to a 20% pay cut.
Thu 12nd AUG 2021
A new study* into the best places to start a new business has revealed that Belfast is the number one city in the UK. The research, which was carried out by Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance, analysed 25 major UK cities, looking at factors including average salary, cost of office space, number of grants available and even the price of a coffee, to determine which cities are the best for new businesses.
Mon 12nd JUL 2021
With the end of social restrictions and Government advice to work from home, new research from Hitachi Capital Business Finance reveals that the percentage of small businesses predicting they will contract or scale down has hit its lowest level since the pandemic struck the UK – and there are now signs of bullish recovery from troubled sectors such as hospitality, leisure and retail for the summer months
Wed 23rd JUN 2021
Small businesses may be returning to the workplace but many want to re-create the home comforts that got them through a year of home-working during lockdown. From fresh coffee to cooking from scratch in a full-kitted kitchen, to putting on a wash between meetings - as well as the daily ritual of a lunch-time dog walk – so many habits from lockdown will change the face of office working in the months ahead.
Wed 09th JUN 2021
While there may be a glimmer of light at the end of the COVID tunnel for businesses in the UK, with vaccinations on the increase and signs of an economic bounce back, the financial cost of the pandemic for small businesses continues to linger, according to new research by Hitachi Capital Business Finance.
Wed 09th JUN 2021
Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC today announces strong full year financial results, in a year marked by the heightened uncertainty and unprecedented impact of COVID-19 leading to supressed consumer lending. With a well-diversified business across commercial and consumer sectors, Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC reports profit before tax (PBT) of £104m for the 2020/21 financial year.
Wed 26th MAY 2021
Electric vehicle owners looking for a sustainable staycation this bank holiday weekend will be fully charged in Brighton, according to new data analysis from Hitachi Capital Vehicle Solutions and Zap-Map.
Tue 25th MAY 2021
Less than half of small business owners (46%) anticipate their staff will be working from an office or official workplace by the end of the year – with two in four small businesses (40%) set to continue with home and hybrid working arrangements, according to new research by Hitachi Capital Business Finance.
Mon 17th MAY 2021
Brits have been using extra spare time during lockdown to improve their personal finance knowledge, but still lack basic understanding of financial products and services to make informed decisions, according to a survey by Hitachi Capital UK PLC*.
Mon 10th MAY 2021
Geoff Maleham has been appointed as Managing Director of Hitachi Capital Business Finance (subject to FCA approval). Geoff has jointly led the business since the sad passing of Gavin Wraith-Carter in September 2020.
Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Financial Services Register no. 704348.
The register can be accessed through http://www.fca.org.uk
Registered Office: Hitachi Capital House, Thorpe Road, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, TW18 3HP. Registered in Cardiff under company no. 1630491. ICO registration reference Z5360808.