Celebrating 20 Years of Country Finance Group

This Sunday at County Finance Group we will be celebrating our 20th anniversary as a family owned independent finance house. Our business launched in 1995 and we now provide access to the very best tailor-made financial solutions for businesses purchasing new plant and machinery. Our customers consist of a whole range of industries from construction,…

How the UK General Election Will Affect SMEs

Image Source With the 2015 general election fast approaching, the two major parties have released their manifestos outlining their vision for the next five years. The Conservative party is still 100 per cent focused on economic growth and innovation, and this shone through in the recent budget. This put forward several commitments for the future,…

Why SMEs Are Turning Their Back on Banks

Is it true that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been turning their back on banks? Have alternative lending options become more attractive to business owners? Even though it’s only 46% of businesses who utilize external finance[1], it’s extremely important that businesses are properly financed because it is mainly used for growth and investment. Throughout…