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    LDF Festive Foodbank Appeal
    22 December 2014

    LDF Festive Foodbank Appeal

    Throughout December, LDF employees have been collecting items for the local Flintshire Foodbank.

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    Commercial vehicle finance: saving Christmas!
    19 December 2014

    Commercial vehicle finance: saving Christmas!

    At LDF we're helping retailers make sure they get there Christmas deliveries done in time! In the last year, there has been a 22% surge in investment in fleets of trucks, vans and other commercial vehicles as the...

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    Exploring SME funding options is more important than ever
    12 December 2014

    Exploring SME funding options is more important than ever

    Our Managing Director, Peter Alderson, commented on George Osborne’s Autumn Statement, which contained some significant changes for SMEs' access to funding.

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    Trainer Vacancy
    11 December 2014

    Trainer Vacancy

    Location: Ewloe Office Role: Trainer

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    LDF nominated for ‘Best Service’ at Business Moneyfacts Awards
    8 December 2014

    LDF nominated for ‘Best Service’ at Business Moneyfacts Awards

    We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been nominated for ‘Best Service from an Asset Based Provider’ at the Business Moneyfacts Awards, one of the most prestigious events in the commercial finance calendar.

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    LDF Raise a 'Stache for Movember
    2 December 2014

    LDF Raise a 'Stache for Movember

    THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU…

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    LDF’s Christmas Foodbank Appeal 2014
    1 December 2014

    LDF’s Christmas Foodbank Appeal 2014

    LDF are pleased to be getting involved with the Flintshire Foodbank this festive season.

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    LDF expands in Chester
    28 November 2014

    LDF expands in Chester

    In the last 12 months we have increased the size of our 130 strong workforce here in Chester by almost a tenth, following a major new investment in the business. We are happy to say that we will be taking on more new...

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    LDF’s Design a Christmas Card Competition – Deadline Extended
    28 November 2014

    LDF’s Design a Christmas Card Competition – Deadline Extended

    We are inviting all local children in Flintshire, Chester and Wirral and to help us design our 2014 corporate Christmas card. This can be a picture or collage; all we ask is that you send us your best festive ideas!

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    Office Support Vacancy
    27 November 2014

    Office Support Vacancy

    Location: Ewloe Office Role: Office Support - Part Time (9am to 3pm) Day to day reporting line: Administration Manager Ultimate reporting line: Operations Director Team: Administration

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    LDF are open for business to Brokers
    21 November 2014

    LDF are open for business to Brokers

    Here at LDF, we are aiming to increase the amount of funding we provide to SMEs through asset finance, and commercial finance brokers are to play a lead role in that expansion.

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    Introducing the LDF newsletter
    18 November 2014

    Introducing the LDF newsletter

    Stay up to date with the latest asset finance industry developments and LDF news by signing up to our quarterly newsletter.

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    Leasing hits five year high
    7 November 2014

    Leasing hits five year high

    Use of leasing by businesses has hit a five-year high, with a 10% jump in the last year. More businesses are now choosing to secure crucial funding through asset finance as the confidence needed to kickstart capital...

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    More dentists forced to lend to their own practices
    4 November 2014

    More dentists forced to lend to their own practices

    At LDF we are helping dentists meet the rising demand for specialist equipment to make sure their practices remain competitive. Our research has found that there has been a 76% increase in the amount of money loaned...

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    LDF increase facilities to SMEs as loan disputes rise
    7 October 2014

    LDF increase facilities to SMEs as loan disputes rise

    At LDF, we understand that SMEs are chomping at the bit to access funding to fuel their growth. That is why we are expanding our small business lending to meet the demand from British SMEs for funding to invest.

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