• Small business finance blog
  • Welcome to Views from the flipside

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

    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.

    Read more

    LDF wins plaudits at Leasing World Awards
    2 October 2014

    LDF wins plaudits at Leasing World Awards

    At LDF, we are in a celebratory mood, after winning acclaim for our excellent performance at the 2014 Leasing World Awards on Wednesday night.

    Read more

    Professional Indemnity, Practising Certificates and Subscription Funding
    30 September 2014

    Professional Indemnity, Practising Certificates and Subscription Funding

    Maintaining access to the funding you need to grow your practice is a crucial requirement for all legal firms, with ever-present demands for capital often resulting in a significant drain on cash flow.

    Read more

    Law firms face three month-plus average wait for payment
    18 September 2014

    Law firms face three month-plus average wait for payment

    Recent research indicates that Law firms may be waiting more than three months on average to be paid for their services – far longer than most other businesses. The average period between a bill being issued and...

    Read more

    LDF nominated for top credit industry award
    28 August 2014

    LDF nominated for top credit industry award

    LDF shortlisted for ‘Newcomer to the Credit Industry’ award at CCR Credit Excellence Awards

    Read more

    Fall in the number of UK Accountancy Firms
    22 August 2014

    Fall in the number of UK Accountancy Firms

    The consolidation of the accountancy sector in the UK appears to have accelerated, with figures detailing a 4% drop in the number of accountancy firms in 2013.

    Read more

    UK businesses owe HMRC £2.6 billion in overdue VAT
    10 July 2014

    UK businesses owe HMRC £2.6 billion in overdue VAT

    UK businesses currently now owe £2.6 billion to HMRC in overdue VAT as many continue to struggle to find the cash to meet their VAT bills.

    Read more

    LDF launch new tax funding solution to help road hauliers
    20 June 2014

    LDF launch new tax funding solution to help road hauliers

    Even for smaller haulage businesses, finding the tens of thousands of pounds needed to pay up-front for road taxes can be a significant burden on cashflow. In response to recent demand, we are pleased to launch a...

    Read more

    Barristers’ profits continue to drop – now down 12% in two years
    20 June 2014

    Barristers’ profits continue to drop – now down 12% in two years

    Barristers’ incomes have fallen by 12% in the last two years, putting their ability to meet the critical July 31st tax deadline under increased pressure.

    Read more

    LDF sponsors glamorous Polo weekend at Chester Racecourse
    23 May 2014

    LDF sponsors glamorous Polo weekend at Chester Racecourse

    For the world of asset finance the polo season kicked off in style last weekend, with the LDF International polo tournament seeing the industry’s finest descend on Chester racecourse for a few glasses of Pimms and a...

    Read more

    Sustainable and compliant – two key words in education ICT procurement
    14 May 2014

    Sustainable and compliant – two key words in education ICT procurement

    In these times of austerity, schools face two key challenges when purchasing ICT equipment – they need to ensure that their ICT procurement is financially sustainable, while remaining compliant with the stringent...

    Read more

    Banks cutting small business overdrafts far faster than loans
    14 May 2014

    Banks cutting small business overdrafts far faster than loans

    Banks are cutting small business overdrafts much more sharply than traditional bank loans, creating a ‘hidden credit crunch’ for small businesses.

    Read more

    Funding the change
    28 April 2014

    Funding the change

    With the 6 April deadline for salaried partners to find funding to join their partnerships now passed, the permanent changes HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has made to the landscape of the legal profession are becoming...

    Read more

    Why choose White Oak UK?

    • No red tape, so you can receive funds in as little as 24 hours
    • We accept 4 out of every 5 applications
    • Apply quickly and easily with E-sign loan documents
    • You’ll always speak to the same person
    • Free up cash flow for other areas of your business
    • Tailored finance agreements to suit your specific needs
    Find out more
    CEO Awards 2016 Winner - Flintshire Business Awards leasing-life-2017 Leasing World Award 2017 SME Awards - Alternative Funder of the YearInnovator of the Year 2016Business Comparison Asset Finance Lender Award Growing Business Award - Amazon