Tue 12nd MAR 2019
Fri 21st DEC 2018
Hitachi Capital Business Finance celebrates a successful first year as an approved lender for the Government’s Enterprise Finance Guarantee scheme (EFG), providing over £6m in asset finance to UK businesses
Thu 13rd DEC 2018
Thu 04th OCT 2018
The late payment crisis is getting so bad for UK small businesses that 17% of business owners say they are forgoing paying themselves a wage so they can pay their staff on time. This rises to 27% of small businesses that say they are already struggling to survive.
Tue 18th SEP 2018
More than two thirds of small business owners (67%) are working on plans to deliver growth in the next three months. This represents a rise from this time last year (61%) and in every English region, there is an increase in the proportion of small businesses now working on an action plan for growth.
Wed 22nd AUG 2018
The number of small businesses predicting they will struggle to survive or close has doubled from 5% to 10% in just three months according to new research from Hitachi Capital Business Finance.
Tue 21st AUG 2018
This month, thousands of employees across Europe will not be working, as retailers, factories and city offices temporarily close or reduce business hours as part of what is called the ‘European August Shutdown’.
Tue 14th AUG 2018
More than three in five small businesses (63%) are dealing with late payment issues - and the smallest businesses are those most at risk of dealing with non-payment - according to new research from Hitachi Capital Business Finance.
Fri 25th MAY 2018
Almost a quarter of small business owners in the UK (24%) took fewer than five days’ holiday over the last year with 15% taking no leave at all, according to new research from Hitachi Capital Business Finance.
Tue 11st JUL 2017
A recent poll commissioned by Hitachi Capital Business Finance has revealed that four in every five (83%) SMEs in the farming sector say there are ways in which banks could better support them with their growth aspirations.
Thu 13rd APR 2017
Controlling fixed costs is the number one objective for small business looking to secure growth in the year ahead – and there is an upturn in the proportion of SMEs planning to expand their workforce in 2017 – according to new research by Hitachi Capital Business Finance.
Wed 05th APR 2017
Wed 05th APR 2017
New research from Hitachi Capital Business Finance has found that a quarter (26%) of SMEs in the media, marketing, advertising and PR sector will rely on the EU market (not including the UK) for potential growth in the next 12 months.
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