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    All the latest news and opinions from White Oak UK covering finance, business, brand and much more.

    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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    White Oak UK appoints new Head of Broker & Strategic Partnerships
    31 October 2018

    White Oak UK appoints new Head of Broker & Strategic Partnerships

    White Oak UK, one of the UK’s largest alternative providers of SME finance, has announced Matt Phillips as its new Head of Broker & Strategic Partnerships. This appointment is another example of White Oak UK’s...

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    ASSA ABLOY appoints White Oak UK as vendor finance partner
    16 October 2018

    ASSA ABLOY appoints White Oak UK as vendor finance partner

    White Oak UK, one of the UK’s largest alternative providers of SME finance, and ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, have today announced a new partnership aimed at offering finance solutions to...

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    Glasgow sales people, we need you!
    9 October 2018

    Glasgow sales people, we need you!

    It didn’t take us long to settle on Glasgow for our new office – great infrastructure, major regeneration, at the forefront of developing technology and home to a burgeoning talent pool, the city is certainly on the...

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    A third of all UK business owners want to grow but don’t know how
    20 September 2018

    A third of all UK business owners want to grow but don’t know how

    Following the news last week that small businesses could be facing a postcode lottery when looking for finance, new research commissioned by the British Business Bank1 has revealed one in three (33%) smaller business...

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    White Oak UK Shortlisted at the DADI Awards 2018
    18 September 2018

    White Oak UK Shortlisted at the DADI Awards 2018

    We are thrilled to reveal that White Oak UK have been shortlisted as a finalist in this year’s DADI Awards.

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    Are small businesses facing a postcode lottery when it comes to funding?
    13 September 2018

    Are small businesses facing a postcode lottery when it comes to funding?

    There have been several new reports in the press recently highlighting some of the problems faced by smaller businesses in finding finance and surprisingly, it seems that some regions are faring worse than others.

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    5 key stats for why your small business should be exporting
    6 September 2018

    5 key stats for why your small business should be exporting

    If you’re not already exporting your goods and services, it can be a daunting prospect. But there are plenty of reasons why it's worth investing the time and resources.

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    4 key challenges new exporters face when starting out
    30 August 2018

    4 key challenges new exporters face when starting out

    While small businesses account for 99% of all UK businesses and 60% of private sector employment, they make up only 33% of total goods exports1. Before this number can be increased, there are some barriers to entry...

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    How to get investment and start exporting
    23 August 2018

    How to get investment and start exporting

    Uncertainty may continue to linger around the subject of Brexit, but it doesn’t seem to be having a negative effect on UK exports, which reached a record high of £620.2 billion in the year to March 2018 according to ...

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    Could exporting be the future for UK businesses?
    22 August 2018

    Could exporting be the future for UK businesses?

    In the UK, the dreaded “B” word continues to take centre stage, as thousands of businesses hold their breath for the outcome of the negotiations with the European Union.

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