Navigating Global Markets: A Guide for UK Businesses to Thrive when Exporting Internationally

Tips for exporting internationally

As businesses in the UK increasingly look to international markets for growth, the potential for success is clear. New data published by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) highlights the UK’s impressive leap to become the fourth largest exporter in the world, surpassing France, the Netherlands, and Japan. This underscores the resilience […]

Accelerated Payments Appoints Michael Harrison as Sales Director for the UK 

Mike Harrison

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. 

funding friends

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 […]

Accelerated Payments hits €1.5 Billion funding milestone

Accelerated Payments achieves €1.5 Billion Milestone

Accelerated Payments rapidly accelerated growth by expanding our cross-border funding capabilities, developing core partnerships and strengthening the diversity of our leadership team. At a glance: A surge in demand for innovative Invoice Finance solutions Accelerated Payments has advanced an additional €500 million to businesses globally in the past nine months of 2023, bringing the total […]

Brexit: New Rules When Exporting: What Your Business Needs to Know 

Brexit New Rules When Exporting What Your Business Needs to Know

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 […]

Now more than ever, companies will need alternative finance methods to grow 

Alternative Finance

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 appoints Laurie Ford as Vice President of Business Development in Canada 

Laurie Ford

  The local hire aims to support Accelerated Payments to further accelerate its expansion in North America Accelerated Payments is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurie Ford as Vice President of Business Development in Canada. Business development and finance industry expert, Laurie will be responsible for acquiring customers and implementing effective growth strategies in […]

Accelerated Payments hits $1 Billion funding milestone 

€1 Billion funding milestone

  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 […]

How to survive long payment terms as your business grows 

How to survive long payment terms as your business grows

Many Small and Mid-Corporates across the globe continue to struggle with late payments for invoices that are due in 30 days. Unfortunately, the problem is even bigger for many companies where the terms of payments stretch for up to three months.  The ‘knock-on’ effect of long payment terms can be catastrophic for businesses even when […]

SMBs exporting: how Brokers and Receivables Financing providers can help

SMEs Exporting

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 […]

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