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Working with you and growing together

It is our ambition to grow the level of new business that comes from your quality introductions.

In a recent survey, many of you told us you would like to hear more from us, specifically about our products, sector and market insights, as well as the types of transactions we support. On this page, we bring you information and sources of support you may find useful to be able to better work with us and service your clients.

Some of our recent client highlights

Product: Confidential Invoice Discounting and Cashflow Advance
Funding line: £1million CID and £250,000 Cashflow Advance
Sector: Wholesale

We funded the acquisition of a Midlands-based cash and carry business, using a combination of a £1m CID facility alongside a £250k advance through our Cashflow Advance solution. The two year loan with a six month repayment holiday, alongside the CID facility, enabled our client to purchase 100% of the business shares.

Product: Construction Finance
Funding line: £700,000
Sector: Construction

We supported a commercial washroom refurbishment company with a £700,000 Construction Finance facility. Our package supports the client’s cashflow, ensuring the business can continue to take on new and larger contracts to drive future growth.

Product: Factoring
Funding line: £650,000
Sector: Manufacturing

We funded a leading packaging solution manufacturer with a £650,000 Factoring facility after the client’s existing lender stopped their facility.

Product: Construction Finance
Funding line: £500,000
Sector: Construction

We funded a specialist electrical and mechanical engineering business with a £500,000 Confidential Construction Finance facility to support working capital and growth aspirations. Our client chose to work with us because of our specialist knowledge and experience within the sector, and our ability to fund various types of contracts for a variety of end customers.

Product: Forward Finance
Funding line: £50,000
Sector: Security services

We supported a business providing manned security services to London’s finest restaurant with a £50,000 Forward Finance funding line. This provided the client with a cost effective solution to help them comfortably manage cashflow whilst continuing to grow the business.

Product: Confidential Invoice Discounting
Funding line: £8 million
Sector: Recruitment

We supported an established recruitment business through a restructure with an £8m CID facility. The business was hard hit by the pandemic and our supported enabled the management team to take the business forward, as well as secure the employment of circa 2,000 workers. We delivered a swift turnaround, beating our competition by a significant margin to win the deal!

Product resources

Finacial Solutions

Guide: Find out more about our range of finance solutions and how they can help your clients to thrive and grow.


Video: Kully Bargota, Business Development Manager – Construction, takes a deep dive into our specialist Construction Finance solution and how it can benefit your clients.

Case Studies

Guide: Read through our case studies to find out more about the types of clients we support, the relationships we build and the finance solutions we offer.


News and Market Insights

SME Confidence Tracker October 2023

Article: Growing our support for businesses

In our latest article featured in Business Money, Derek Ryan, UK Managing Director, and Stephen Hand, UK Sales Director, talk about our commitment to doing more to enable our clients, boost regional economies and bolster our support for introducers. Plus, you can also hear from Bibby Asset Finance and Bibby FX.

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Cause and effect – SMEs and the era of rising costs

Research: SME Confidence Tracker Q1 2024

The findings of our latest SME Confidence Tracker show an optimistic but challenged SME community. Despite increasing optimism and some signs that the economy is improving, sustained growth is hanging in the balance. Amid a testing credit environment and the corporate insolvency rate hitting a 30 year high in 2023, SME supply chains remain under pressure.

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 Global Business Monitor

Research: Trading Places Report

We spoke to 500 UK-headquartered businesses that import and/or export goods and services overseas. Even with difficult trading conditions globally, SMEs remain cautiously optimistic, focusing on opportunities ahead. Half of those who export and a similar proportion of importers (45%) believe sales volumes will increase over the next six months.

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Some of our events and activities

Bristol Construction Seminar

Construction Breakfast, Bristol

Our South West team were delighted to hold their second Construction Breakfast this year. The team were joined by specialists and advisory experts within the sector to explore the current and future state of the industry. They looked at how your construction clients may be best served given the squeeze on margins and inflationary pressures they are facing.

Finance Hub

Partnering with introducers to support local SMEs

It was great to partner with The Finance Hub and FinCred to speak at their recent event helping to educate construction SMEs about unexpected challenges businesses like theirs may face, and explore proactive solutions and steps they can take. It was a fantastic opportunity to network with some local business owners and talk about how our solutions can help.

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If you are new to BFS or don’t currently have an up-to-date point of contact, give us a call on 0808 501 6619 or fill out your details below and we’ll be in touch.