Business Money - issue 268 - August / September 2018


A good time to be a broker
FIBA executive chairman Adam Tyler outlines the various benefits on offer to those who become trade association members

Seeking to create a level playing field
John Brehcist on the EUF’s latest lobbying efforts

The Nigeria experience

Edward Wilde, of Squire Patton Boggs, explains the process of exporting English factoring law concepts

A hole lot of problems
Vehicle finance broker and consultant Graham Hill highlights the need for action to fix the UK’s roads

UK and Europe buy-outs, Q2 2018
The latest data from the Centre for Management Buy-Out Research

A new model for invoice financing, part two 
The second of three articles by Crowdz CEO Payson Johnston on the evolution and progress of blockchain

Finding reality in an unreal world
Chris Lee reflects

The productivity puzzle
Norman Chambers, managing director of the NACFB, on how brokers can help to solve a problem potentially costing UK SMEs £57bn a year

Everything is up in the air 
Patrick Godwin reports on the latest issues affecting the British farming industry, from an unusually sunny summer to Brexit

Receivables CEOs
The Business Money half-yearly report for 2018

Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC Invoice Finance

Gearing up for growth 

A better understanding of contractual debt
By Chris Duffill, managing director of The Vinden Partnership

Business Moneyfx Bulletin: What impacts FX?
An overview of the foreign exchange market by Makella Benjamin, corporate consultant at Currencies Direct

SMEs: Are they the new “financially excluded”?
Damon Walford, of ThinCats, on how the UK’s banking network is shrinking, and why this is bad for small firms

The prologue
Erik Timmermans presents the first in a new series of columns exploring the subject of open account trade

Resilience in the face of uncertainty
Market insight from Rob Lankey, managing director of commercial mortgages at Amicus Finance

Late payment Q&A
Managing director Ian Cass presents the results of a panel held at the Forum of Private Business’ offices

Counsel’s Opinion: Where’s your head at?
Business Money talks to City barrister Professor Mark Watson-Gandy about mental health in the workplace