Advantedge. Commercial Finance (Advantedge), a leading invoice finance provider, has appointed John Speed as Regional Sales Manager within their Thames Valley division. John will be responsible for developing Advantedge’s’ presence in the southern region as the firm continues to pursue a geographical expansion strategy designed to increase the access to financial solutions for businesses in the region.
The appointment comes at an exciting time for the region, which accounts for 35% of the UK’s business population with 2 million private sector businesses in London and the South East. The south east is forecast to deliver the highest economic growth amongst the 12 UK regions in 2019 with economic growth in the South East forecast to edge up to around 1.7% in 2019, while London and overall UK growth will remain at around 1.6%.