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    Here you'll find all the latest news and opinions from White Oak covering finance, business, brand and much more.

Laurent Perrier take victory at the LDF International Polo, 2018
13 June 2018

Laurent Perrier take victory at the LDF International Polo, 2018

Last weekend saw the fifth annual LDF International Polo take place at Chester’s historic Roodee. Bathed in glorious June sunshine, the conditions were fantastic for polo, treating visitors to a great weekend of...

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LDF’s Billionth Pound is supporting 3 million Scottish eggs
12 June 2018

LDF’s Billionth Pound is supporting 3 million Scottish eggs

We recently announced that we had passed the £1 billion mark in lending on our own book. But where did that billionth pound go?

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LDF breaks £1bn mark in just 4 years
11 June 2018

LDF breaks £1bn mark in just 4 years

LDF Group (“LDF”), one of the UK’s largest alternative providers of SME finance, today announced it has broken through £1 billion in lending on its own book.

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LDF’s Flipside Campaign scoops major industry award
18 May 2018

LDF’s Flipside Campaign scoops major industry award

LDF’s “Welcome to the flipside” campaign has been award Marketing Campaign of the Year at the Credit Awards 2018.

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Refused a bank business loan? Here's what to do next
17 May 2018

Refused a bank business loan? Here's what to do next

Getting a traditional bank business loan can be a long and frustrating process. For many businesses, the gain just doesn’t outweigh the pain.

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Small business credit approvals hit 30-month low (but not on the flipside)
15 May 2018

Small business credit approvals hit 30-month low (but not on the flipside)

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses1 has found that small firms are finding it increasingly difficult to access new finance.

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LDF Awarded Aldermore Platinum Partner Status
8 May 2018

LDF Awarded Aldermore Platinum Partner Status

LDF have been awarded Platinum Partner Status by Aldermore Bank for the second year running.

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What options do small businesses have for getting a business loan?
4 May 2018

What options do small businesses have for getting a business loan?

Gone are the days when your bank was the only place to go to access business finance. In recent years, the number of alternative finance solutions available to businesses have soared, giving business owners more...

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Review the sales aid leasing market to ensure success
25 April 2018

Review the sales aid leasing market to ensure success

In the last of our series on Sales Aid Leasing we sum up why you should review your current leasing providers and explain how LDF can help your business truly unlock the power of sales aid leasing and keep it...

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Sales Aid Leasing: Mind the gap
18 April 2018

Sales Aid Leasing: Mind the gap

In our previous blog, we looked at how changes in areas as diverse as new sector opportunities, average order value or even the legal structure of your customers can require changes to your leasing offering. So how...

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Is Research & Development tax relief on your company’s radar?
16 April 2018

Is Research & Development tax relief on your company’s radar?

Research and development (R&D) is big business – it’s what drives innovation, altering the world as we know it.

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Good payment practice is a must for government contracts
12 April 2018

Good payment practice is a must for government contracts

Earlier this week, the Cabinet Office announced that outsourcing firms who fail to pay suppliers on time will be excluded from major government contracts moving forward.

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Keeping pace with your success
11 April 2018

Keeping pace with your success

When offering sales aid leasing can have such an impact on your business, you should give serious thought to how your needs will transform over time – ideally before the transformations happen. Changes in areas as...

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LDF Shortlisted at the Credit Strategy Awards 2018
10 April 2018

LDF Shortlisted at the Credit Strategy Awards 2018

We are thrilled to reveal that LDF have been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories at this year’s Credit Strategy Awards, one of the largest and most prestigious events in the annual credit industry calendar.

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How incubator programmes can help new businesses achieve rapid growth
9 April 2018

How incubator programmes can help new businesses achieve rapid growth

The great thing about starting a business is that by going it alone, you can make decisions about your company and forge your own path.

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