UK Manufacturers Remain Positive Despite Latest Data

In spite of a recent dip in output, the future still looks bright for UK manufacturers. A study just published by the EEF shows that investment intentions amongst companies remain positive, with many pressing ahead with plans to invest in machinery and recruit skilled employees. In fact, investment intentions have now been positive for seventeen…

More SME’s Seeking Alternative Financing Options

The bank is the traditional place to take out a start-up loan, but today an increasing number of small and medium businesses are looking elsewhere for financing. Following the credit crisis of 2008 and the loss of confidence in banking that followed, alternative methods of obtaining capital are gaining popularity. The Office of Fair Trading…

Economy Growing – Banks not Lending

Economy Growing – Banks not lending – County Finance provide the alternative The Bank of England declared yesterday that the British Economy is ‘building momentum’ and growing at the fastest rate for seven years but they also stated that banks are starving SME’s of cash with net lending figures plunging.  County Finance Group remain wholeheartedly…

County Finance Goup Joins Respected Finance Broker’s Group

County Finance Group Joins Respected Finance Brokers’ Group County Finance Group is delighted to have become a Patron of highly respected industry organisation the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB). Founded in 1992, the NACFB is the UK’s trade body for business finance brokers. All Members, including us as Patrons, sign up to and…

Merchant Cash Advance

County Finance Group is delighted to launch a special service that will provide a vital alternative means of funding to small and medium sized enterprises. With bank lending to SMEs at its lowest level since 2006, our Merchant Cash Advance Service will offer a lifeline to businesses by enabling them to sell a percentage of…

Businesses Urged To Make Sense Of Succession Plans

Businesses Urged To Make Sense Of Succession Plans Having a robust succession plan in place is absolutely vital to ensure the security of your business’s long-term future. Here at County Finance Group, we’ve increasingly seen how succession plans can fail when either partners that are obligated to fund a buy-out cannot afford to do so,…

Dental Practices

With 10,000 dental practices operating in the UK, patients are no longer falling through the doors because of lack of choice, and as result more and more practices are choosing to focus on adding value to ward-off the competition. Inevitably, dental professionals are turning to refurbishment to secure and retain patients, both as a draw…

Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme

Acceptance On To Enterprise Finance Guarantee Scheme County Finance Group has been officially accepted on to a major Government-backed funding programme aimed at supporting small to medium-sized enterprises. As part of our ongoing commitment to offering firms a viable alternative to bank funding, we have been accepted as an accredited provider of the Enterprise Finance…