Accelerated Payments today announced the appointment of Michael Harrison as Sales Director for the United Kingdom. He will focus on supporting existing clients in the UK and attracting new ones, particularly those looking to expand globally. Michael has enjoyed a 20-year career at major global banks, including HSBC and Bank of Ireland, where he ran […]
Accelerated Payments and Funding Friends partner to support businesses through accessible alternative finance.
Accelerated Payments are delighted to announce a strategic partnership with UK funding expert Funding Friends to facilitate the accessibility of bespoke working capital solutions for UK SMEs and Mid to Large Corporate businesses. Having previously worked alongside Accelerated Payments Head of UK, Lee Baty and Sales Director Siobhan Jones in previous banking roles, Funding Friends […]
If you are looking to scale your business in North America, this article may help you. With its vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem, access to capital, and a culture that celebrates innovation, North America has fostered an environment conducive to scaling up businesses of all sizes and industries – from startups that have rapidly grown into global […]
Accelerated Payments launches new trade finance product APTF to help businesses grow through cross-border trade.
Accelerated Payments, the international leader in end-to-end working capital solutions, announced the launch of its revolutionary trade finance product, AP Trade Finance (APTF). APTF offers unparalleled flexibility and control, making it the ideal solution for businesses operating on a global scale, especially in industries such as manufacturing. The APTF Difference Unlike traditional trade finance models, […]
While the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union (EU) has been unfolding for years, businesses are still adapting to the practical implications of this seismic shift. One of the areas most impacted is exports, in particular, businesses that export. For businesses aiming to maintain a competitive edge, understanding these changes is important – but […]
Access to finance has always been a critical issue for businesses, in particular small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The lingering aftermath of Covid-19 has only exacerbated this problem. Traditional sources of finance, such as bank loans and overdrafts, have become increasingly difficult to access. This is due to banks tightening their lending criteria in response […]
Accelerated Payments can today announce that we have advanced an astounding €1 billion worth of invoice financing, shortly after celebrating our fifth anniversary. The €1 billion milestone comes as we triple our workforce and extend global reach, with offices in Europe, the UK, Canada and the USA. The total also highlights the massive liquidity […]
For Accelerated Payments collaboration is key when it comes to doing business. With the right partners, a business can go further and help more. This is why we work so closely with our brokers. Brokers are key to helping us to provide liquidity to SMEs exporting and looking to scale up their business. By collaborating […]
What the post-covid, post-Brexit era has made clear is that traditional financial institutions are not the best equipped institutions to support growing companies during a crisis – let alone global expansion. Banks – whether they like to or not – simply don’t have the risk appetite to offer adequate levels of financing and often the […]
In Accelerated Payments latest Time Out With… we caught up with Neil McMillan, who started his finance career in Glasgow, Scotland. Neil took his career to England, then eventually to New Zealand and Australia before moving to Canada. Neil’s career has taken him pretty much around the globe. What attracted you to join Accelerated Payments […]