News

4th November 2015

Introducing two types of funding in one agreement

The success of Alternative Finance can be attributed in large part to the readiness of providers to devise products and services that meet the demands of the modern market. Thanks to the power of competition, the historic “we’ll tell you what ...

7th October 2015

The Credit4 Financial Kitbag Part 2: Management Accounts

Management Accounts. In the second in our series of articles highlighting the essential information SMEs should have ready in their financial ‘kitbag’ when raising finance, we look at the Management Accounts, regarded by many as a key element of a company’s ...

30th September 2015

Why the UK deserves to be a market leader in Fintech

One of the main challenges for innovative start-ups can be regulation. Whenever there is a genuinely new idea, it is often the case that it comes up against a legal obstacle or uncertainty concerning the legal feasibility of the business ...

24th September 2015

The Credit4 Financial Kit Bag Part 1: Cashflow Forecasts

Cashflow forecasts. The alternatives for UK SMEs seeking finance seem to grow almost daily as more and more non-bank lenders enter the arena to secure market share. Some are offering genuinely innovative products, others not so, but what’s for sure is ...

12th August 2015

The A-Z of SME Lending

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have a variety of finance available to them – and increasingly, from non-traditional sources – the challenge lies in understanding the type of finance that fits your business requirements. To assist, we’ve put together ...

21st July 2015

Apprenticeship scheme to attract the next generation of commercial finance brokers is welcomed.

The commercial finance market is changing dramatically, with new products, new lenders, and new technology to name just a few areas. This alone should be sufficient to attract the next generation of commercial broker to a market undergoing a revolution. ...

8th June 2015

NACFB Commercial Finance Expo 2015

We’re looking forward to attending the NACFB Commercial Finance Expo at the NEC in Birmingham next week. The event opens at 9.30am on Wednesday 17th June and will have both lenders and brokers in attendance, providing a unique opportunity for anyone ...

18th May 2015

Credit4 talks to Alternative Business Funding about supporting British businesses

Gary Trott, Credit4 Chief Executive, talks to Alternative Business Funding on the development of the Alternative Finance sector in terms of participants and the growing range of products and services. To read the full article, visit Alternative Business Funding.

18th May 2015

Credit4 has made over £1m available to support growing UK SMEs

We’re delighted to have reached the milestone of £1m of credit facilities extended to UK SMEs, a significant achievement in just eighteen months. Our flexible credit facility is ideal for SMEs that need access to short-term funds in order to grow ...

15th May 2015

Can there be such a thing as a one-stop shop for Alternative Finance?

With the election now behind us, we have every reason to expect the spirit of competition and enterprise to prevail and hopefully flourish further.  In particular, the revolution that has been taking place under the banner of Alternative Finance looks ...