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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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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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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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White Oak UK breaks £1bn mark in just 4 years
11 June 2018

White Oak UK breaks £1bn mark in just 4 years

White Oak UK (“formerly LDF”), one of the UK’s largest alternative providers of SME finance, today announced it has broken through £1 billion in lending on its own book.

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White Oak UK's Flipside Campaign scoops major industry award
18 May 2018

White Oak UK's Flipside Campaign scoops major industry award

White Oak UK's “Welcome to the flipside” campaign has been award Marketing Campaign of the Year at the Credit Awards 2018.

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Refused a bank business loan? Here's what to do next
17 May 2018

Refused a bank business loan? Here's what to do next

Getting a traditional bank business loan can be a long and frustrating process. For many businesses, the gain just doesn’t outweigh the pain.

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Small business credit approvals hit 30-month low (but not on the flipside)
15 May 2018

Small business credit approvals hit 30-month low (but not on the flipside)

New research from the Federation of Small Businesses1 has found that small firms are finding it increasingly difficult to access new finance.

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What options do small businesses have for getting a business loan?
4 May 2018

What options do small businesses have for getting a business loan?

Gone are the days when your bank was the only place to go to access business finance. In recent years, the number of alternative finance solutions available to businesses have soared, giving business owners more...

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How incubator programmes can help new businesses achieve rapid growth
9 April 2018

How incubator programmes can help new businesses achieve rapid growth

The great thing about starting a business is that by going it alone, you can make decisions about your company and forge your own path.

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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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VIDEO: 5 essential tips for starting a business in 2018
7 March 2018

VIDEO: 5 essential tips for starting a business in 2018

We know that taking the plunge and starting a business from scratch can be daunting, so we compiled five essential tips for starting a business that we hope will help you kick-start your new venture.

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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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Thousands submit tax returns over the Christmas period
5 January 2018

Thousands submit tax returns over the Christmas period

Whilst many of us were relaxing over the Christmas break, thousands of self-employed and small business owners were busy completing their tax returns, perhaps determined to get this off the agenda before the New Year.

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Craft brew yourself to a hoppy success...
28 November 2017

Craft brew yourself to a hoppy success...

Research shows that the number of UK breweries is up almost two-thirds in the past five years - back to levels last seen in the 1930s and the rise of craft breweries specifically is impressive.

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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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