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8 ways finance can help in the Construction Sector

In June this year Britain’s construction industry recorded its worst month in a decade, as construction firms blamed Brexit for a lack of new commissions. Construction firms of all types warned that a “wait-and-see” approach to commissioning projects across both the public and private sectors had hit the industry. As […]

24/10/2019

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How to prepare your business in Ireland for a No-Deal Brexit 02/10/2019

Boris Johnson’s elevation as Prime Minister and appointment of several Brexiteers to the cabinet has significantly increased the potential for a no-deal Brexit on the 31st October.  A recent report by Investec Economics has put the potential of a no-deal Brexit at 40%, a rise of 39% since the end of July. […]

02/10/2019

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Record-breaking year in exports for all of the UK 12/09/2019

Figures released by HMRC show that each UK nation experienced growth in goods exports in the 12 months to Q2 2019 meaning goods exports have now grown for 4 consecutive years in every UK nation.  In the 12 months to Q2 2019, goods exports in:  England grew by 2.7% to £252.0bn Scotland […]

12/09/2019

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How to prepare your business for a No-Deal Brexit 05/09/2019

Boris Johnson’s elevation as Prime Minister and appointment of several Brexiteers to the cabinet has significantly increased the potential for a no-deal Brexit on the 31st October. A recent report by Investec Economics has put the potential of a no-deal Brexit at 39%, a rise of 19% since the end of July.  […]

05/09/2019

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Growcap Finance acquired by White Oak UK 19/06/2019

We are delighted to announce our acquisition by White Oak UK, one of the UK’s leading providers of non-bank finance to SME businesses. The acquisition of Growcap Finance will see the current management team remain with the business, with the business being rebranded as White Oak IE.  The purchase comes in response to a growing demand […]

19/06/2019

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Can Asset Based Lending Help Finance Your Business? 16/10/2018

In Ireland, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) account for 99% of all businesses employing in excess of 65% of total persons engaged in employment. In the United Kingdom, there are in excess of 5.7 million SMEs, which is over 99% of all businesses with total employment of 16.1m, 60% of […]

16/10/2018

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What is a Letter Of Credit and Why Use It? 25/06/2018

A Letter of Credit (LC) is an irrevocable undertaking from the Bank issuing it to pay the Beneficiary (normally a seller/exporter) against a presentation by them of specified documents. An LC is issued on behalf of the buyer/importer – called the Applicant. In simple terms it is a performance guarantee. […]

25/06/2018

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