Advantedge Commercial Finance (Advantedge), a leading invoice finance provider, has appointed Andrew Hardman as Regional Sales Manager in Manchester.
Andrew will be responsible for continuing to develop Advantedges’ growing presence in the region as the firm pursues an ambitious growth strategy.
His appointment is one part of a continuing investment programme by the firm designed to focus on being closer to local businesses in order to provide the funding support they need to grow.
Expanding the team in the North West is an essential part of the programme with their regional sales presence also continuing to grow in the South West, South East, Thames Valley, Essex, London, Liverpo...
Advantedge Commercial Finance Ltd (Advantedge) have announced today that they have completed the acquisition of the Newport based, Henry Howard Cashflow Finance business.
The acquisition marks the completion of another exciting initiative for Advantedge. The addition of the Henry Howard Cashflow Finance business into Advantedge is an important milestone in their ambitious plans. A series of strategic initiatives last year, saw a successful MBO supported by Mobeus Equity Partners, a rebrand and an investment in people and client service network with centres being opened in Glasgow and The Midlands.
David Tilling, CEO of Advantedge says: “We are delighted to have acquired Henry Howa...
So what role is Advantedge playing in supporting the Northern Powerhouse?
We believe in putting our clients at the heart of everything we do. Advantedge are investing in increasing our local network to bring a full range of fast and flexible cashflow solutions closer to those businesses looking for funds. Our clients deal with real people and have access to dedicated client managers and local decision makers as well as having access to directors who remain involved in the business to ensure we deliver responsive decisions. We believe in quality and strive to do things well. Our credit control solution focuses on the full ledger not just the greatest exposure ensuring we really d...
The Northern Powerhouse continues to be held up as a driver of economic growth but how strong is the pedestal that they media headlines put us on?
In my opinion we need to understand where our growth is coming from and what could hinder that growth.
If we look at growth firstly, latest economic growth figures show that since the Northern Powerhouse was launched in 2014, it has outstripped many of its rivals including that of Greater London. With Greater Manchester grabbing the top spot with a 6.8% growth, followed by West Yorkshire at 6.1% and Sheffield at 5% compared to Greater London at 4.6%.
However, what we see is the level of growth varies dependent on the industry...
We’re delighted to have been awarded Business Introducers Champion of the Year at Business Money’s Receivables Finance Awards in London last night. The award is extra special because it is voted for by Commercial Finance professionals who work tirelessly on behalf of their clients to find a funder who provides finance facilities to support the growth of their clients. The award is a testimony to the team here at Advantedge who are committed to providing a market leading service to both our clients and their financial advisors. A huge well done to the whole team.