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

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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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.

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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.

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