17th May 2022

What are the advantages of Export Finance?  

Export Finance is a great tool that can help your business to release working capital from its overseas transactions. Export finance is a key competitive factor […]
13th January 2022

The impacts of 2020/2021 on SMEs and 2022 predictions.

We asked SMEs their opinions on several topics that have impacted their business over the last 24 months. The results of the survey are below and […]
7th October 2021

Talking Trends September 2021 – Broker Edition

This blog forms part of a series where we identify common views and trends within the broker market over the previous 3 months.   Funding enquiries    […]
7th October 2021

Export Terms of Trade

One of the most important aspects of your export business is your terms of trade. You must have a clear understanding of the various methods of […]
22nd July 2021

Are you ready to export?

Though the potential rewards are great, exporting is not without risks. Businesses that jump in too early run the risk of jeopardizing their current business activities. […]
19th May 2021

Talking Trends April 2021

This blog forms part of a series where we identify common themes and trends over the previous month.   Positive   Steady increase in business enquiries following removal of government support […]
23rd March 2021

Talking Trends February 2021

This blog forms part of a series where we identify common themes and trends over the previous month.   Positive   Business confidence in the UK appears to be improved as uncertainties around […]
22nd March 2021

Supporting SMEs during Lockdown – how Fintechs will provide a lifeline in 2021 and beyond

While the UK is still ranked in the top ten most competitive economies by the World Economic Forum, this is far from assured after Brexit. If […]
22nd March 2021

Time out with… Peter Thomas

What attracted you to join AP?   My background initially was as an assistant portfolio manager, and I battled to get the more traditional risk averse investors […]