White Oak UK Press Releases

    White Oak UK Shortlisted at the Credit Strategy Awards 2018
    10 April 2018

    White Oak UK Shortlisted at the Credit Strategy Awards 2018

    We are thrilled to reveal that White Oak UK (formerly 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...

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    LDF Group positioned for growth as part of US based, White Oak Global Advisors
    5 April 2018

    LDF Group positioned for growth as part of US based, White Oak Global Advisors

    We are delighted to announce LDF Group’s acquisition by US based White Oak Global Advisors, LLC in what will be the first step in expanding their asset-based lending platform to serve clients in the UK and Europe.

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    Now's the time to talk about chatbots
    3 April 2018

    Now's the time to talk about chatbots

    Slowly but surely, chatbots are becoming ingrained into our everyday lives – both in our homes in the form of Amazon’s Alexa or Google Home, and increasingly in business as an effective form of customer services.

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    Forget the crystal ball gazing and prepare for change
    26 March 2018

    Forget the crystal ball gazing and prepare for change

    Let’s face it, anyone starting a business is essentially making a prediction about the future: they have a viable product, they will gain market share and their company will grow.

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    There’s good service. Then there’s Gold Trusted Service.
    28 February 2018

    There’s good service. Then there’s Gold Trusted Service.

    We’re feeling quite star struck at LDF this week, after the quality of our service was recognised for the second year running at the Trusted Service Awards, thanks to global feedback engine, Feefo.

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    We supported small businesses with half a billion in 2017
    18 January 2018

    We supported small businesses with half a billion in 2017

    We started 2017 with a firm objective, to provide UK small businesses with half a billion in finance that could both drive growth and support entrepreneurism across the board.

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    LDF shortlisted in two categories at the 2018 Business Moneyfacts Awards
    12 December 2017

    LDF shortlisted in two categories at the 2018 Business Moneyfacts Awards

    The Business Moneyfacts Awards are the largest business finance awards ceremony in the UK and without doubt, one of the major highlights our industry calendar.

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    A bumper night for industry awards success
    1 December 2017

    A bumper night for industry awards success

    LDF had another successful night at two award ceremonies last night. The 13th annual Leasing Life Awards took place last night (29th November) in Amsterdam, celebrating the array of businesses involved in the asset...

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    LDF win ‘Best Business to Work For’ at the 2017 Flintshire Business Awards
    24 October 2017

    LDF win ‘Best Business to Work For’ at the 2017 Flintshire Business Awards

    We were fortunate to add another important award to a growing list of LDF successes on Friday night, collecting ‘Best Business to Work For’ at the 2017 Flintshire Business Awards, held at Soughton Hall in Northop. 

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    The hurdles SMEs face when it comes to hiring
    23 October 2017

    The hurdles SMEs face when it comes to hiring

    When it comes to growing your business, investing in your staff is a core ingredient to making it successful. And yet many small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to find the right staff to fit the...

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    New report shows why small businesses are too important to ignore
    20 October 2017

    New report shows why small businesses are too important to ignore

    It’s always reassuring to read media stories that provide positive reinforcement on the importance of small business, and so this week it was refreshing to read a new and insightful piece of research by global print...

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    This £4bn problem is stunting SME growth
    16 October 2017

    This £4bn problem is stunting SME growth

    Every year, tens of thousands of small businesses see their loan applications refused by the big banks. In fact, figures from the British Business Bank (BBB) indicate this amounts to around £4bn in loans annually – a...

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    The clock is ticking for GDPR...
    9 October 2017

    The clock is ticking for GDPR...

    It’s now less than nine months until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) storms into our lives. The fresh set of rules, which come into force on 25 May 2018, will completely disrupt the way businesses...

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    LDF Group named ‘Professions Champion’ at 2017 Leasing World Awards.
    5 October 2017

    LDF Group named ‘Professions Champion’ at 2017 Leasing World Awards.

    On Tuesday night (3rd October), the 9th annual Leasing World Awards took place at London's Hilton Bankside.

    The awards, one of the most respected in the leasing industry, recognise good management, innovation and...

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    £400M Investment is a welcome boost for Northern business
    5 October 2017

    £400M Investment is a welcome boost for Northern business

    The Northern Powerhouse is nothing new. When in 2014, the then-Chancellor, George Osbourne first talked about a promised level of investment that would ‘bring about an economic force rivalling London and the South...

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    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
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