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A look ahead at the alternative finance sector in 2019
27 February 2019

A look ahead at the alternative finance sector in 2019

With 2019 now in full-swing, Peter Alderson, managing director at White Oak UK, looks forward to the year ahead and what it may hold for White Oak UK and the alternative finance industry.

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White Oak UK Shortlisted for the UK Biddable Media Awards 19
13 February 2019

White Oak UK Shortlisted for the UK Biddable Media Awards 19

We are proud to announce that White Oak UK and our digital agency, twentysix, have been shortlisted as a finalist in the UK Biddable Media Awards 19 for our Welcome to the Flipside PPC and Display campaign.

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Make school budgets go further with an Operating Lease
30 January 2019

Make school budgets go further with an Operating Lease

At this time of the year, many school business managers will be actively planning investment requirements for the year ahead, in advance of April budgets.

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White Oak UK officially opens new Glasgow office
21 January 2019

White Oak UK officially opens new Glasgow office

White Oak UK, one of the UK’s largest alternative providers of SME finance, today announces the official opening of its new Glasgow office. The firm has successfully relocated from Stewarton in Ayrshire and all...

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White Oak UK Shortlisted for the CIM Marketing Excellence Awards 2019
18 January 2019

White Oak UK Shortlisted for the CIM Marketing Excellence Awards 2019

We are proud to announce that White Oak UK and our marketing agency, MSQ Partners, have been shortlisted as a finalist in this year’s Chartered Institute of Marketing’s (CIM) Marketing Excellence Awards 2019.

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Celebrating over one thousand 5-star customer reviews on Feefo
16 January 2019

Celebrating over one thousand 5-star customer reviews on Feefo

This week, we reached an important customer milestone here at White Oak UK, our one-thousandth five-star customer review through independent review site, Feefo.

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A look back at the finance sector in 2018
19 December 2018

A look back at the finance sector in 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, White Oak UK’s managing director, Peter Alderson, looks back at how the finance sector has performed this year.

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White Oak UK shortlisted for three Business Moneyfacts Awards
18 December 2018

White Oak UK shortlisted for three Business Moneyfacts Awards

Business Moneyfacts has announced the finalists for its 2019 awards and we are thrilled to reveal that White Oak UK have been shortlisted as a finalist in three categories.

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Finance the equipment you need and offset the tax with the AIA increase
27 November 2018

Finance the equipment you need and offset the tax with the AIA increase

The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) is increasing from £200k to £1m, giving small-medium businesses the chance to invest in equipment and technology with up to 100% offset against tax on business income.

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White Oak UK’s Mike Green Wins Leasing Life’s Young Professional of the Year
20 November 2018

White Oak UK’s Mike Green Wins Leasing Life’s Young Professional of the Year

White Oak UK, one of the UK’s largest alternative providers of SME finance, is delighted to announce that Mike Green, Payouts and Treasury Manager at White Oak UK has received top honours at the Leasing Life Awards,...

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Dallmeier partners with White Oak UK for vendor finance programme
13 November 2018

Dallmeier partners with White Oak UK for vendor finance programme

White Oak UK, one of the UK’s largest alternative providers of SME finance, and Dallmeier, one of the world’s leading suppliers of network-based video surveillance systems, have today announced a new partnership...

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Forget the 'little extras', an Operating Lease helps fund schools' vital investments
8 November 2018

Forget the 'little extras', an Operating Lease helps fund schools' vital investments

While last week’s Autumn Budget delivered some encouraging and seemingly welcome commitments to stimulate UK business investment and growth, however there is a growing feeling that it was quite a different story for...

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Big banks’ service disappoints business customers, but challengers and alternatives deliver
5 November 2018

Big banks’ service disappoints business customers, but challengers and alternatives deliver

In September, the BDRC published the results of an independent survey on service quality in business banking. The survey, which was carried out between September 2017 and June 2018 measured a number of high street...

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New budget to stimulate business investment thanks to AIA increase
2 November 2018

New budget to stimulate business investment thanks to AIA increase

On Monday, Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his last pre-Brexit Autumn 2018 Budget, announcing a number of reliefs and spending pledges, largely welcomed by many of the UK’s business leaders.

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The 4 types of asset finance and when you should offer them to your customers
1 November 2018

The 4 types of asset finance and when you should offer them to your customers

Asset finance is a form of finance used by businesses to obtain a wide range of items necessary to operate efficiently and effectively within their sector.

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