In an ever-changing and overcrowded market, SME funding UK believe that is it important to be on hand to guide its clients through the process of business funding. Established in 2016, by Henry Audley-Charles, Commercial Director, SME funding UK is a business finance brokerage.
With a background of working within the banking industry, with well-known banks such as Lloyds, HSBC and RBS, Henry also has experience in commercial and senior business development roles, as well as being the Regional Sales Director for an invoice finance company.
SME funding UK is based in Willingham, North Cambridge inside Henry’s family home. “SME funding UK Ltd was established to source almost any form of business finance for any UK and channel island business. Encompassing traditional lenders, alternative financiers, fintech solutions and challenger banks along with high levels of customer service, we work ethically and transparently to find the right funding solution for the client.” states Henry.
SME funding UK are general brokers, specialising in working capital solutions, asset finance and property finance, and provides consultancy services to SMEs to help improve business systems and processes.
“We help SMEs borrow money from the right lender, for the right products, at the right price, for the right reasons.” mentions Henry.
SME funding UK is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, is a member of the National Association of Finance Brokers, Financial Intermediary & Broker Association, and the company is also registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Being FCA authorised allows SME funding UK access to better quality lenders resulting in serving its clients with a better deal. ‘Helping you find the right funding, right now,’ SME funding UK pride itself on its ethically sound approach.
SME funding UK works with start-up loans that are government supported for businesses that are less than two years old. This is perfect for any business taking its first steps or has been trading for a while, who is looking to grow. SME funding UK help its clients through this process. Once the client has passed the credit check, they are allocated a mentor to assist with the rest of the application and ongoing coaching for 12 months by the Start Up Loans company.
Looking ahead, SME funding UK is looking to delve deeper within the construction industry. Henry mentions, “We want companies to know the vast amount of experience and knowledge SME funding UK can bring. We offer asset finance, working capital solutions, loans, and vat/self-assessment/corporation tax funding. We also help with finance towards property development and can cover up to 50% of the land purchase and up to 100% of the build costs. From bridging, buy-to-let, commercial mortgages and property development anything a business might need, we can do. We are also building an aviation and marine offering too – both as business assets and executive toys.”
SME funding UK is always looking for new lenders who also act in a sustainable and ethical manner. SME funding UK brings incredible experience and pure modesty that is rare to find in this specific industry. With the customers best interest entirely at the heart of everything it does, when it comes to money sourcing and finding funding for your business, SME funding UK is a company you can bank on.