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  • Asset Finance
  • Business Loan
  • Lending Hive

Making money work for your business

Asset Finance

Whatever your industry, asset or equipment finance helps businesses to obtain the equipment they need to operate efficiently and effectively in order to grow

Update obsolete equipment quickly and easily

Choose your experience, dedicated account manager or fully automated web application

You choose the equipment, price and supplier. We'll make it happen

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Business Loans

Our unique tailored approach to business finance allows us to help SMEs by supporting specific long or short-term business opportunities, helping ease the burden of recurring business expenses.

Short-term business loans over a 3 to 12 month period to free up cash for investment in other areas

Business Development Loans to cover a wide range of costs over an extended loan period of 1 to 5 years

90% acceptance rates with funds received in as little as 24 hours

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Partner with us

We have created a number of partner programmes designed to help your clients gain access to the finance they need and further enrich your client relationships.

Join our Partner Programme for Equipment or IT suppliers and offer asset finance to your customers

Become a LDF Broker for a fresh line of credit for your clients or to develop your existing panel of lenders

For Accountants and Business Advisers, introduce, enriches client relationships with finance that supports your clients

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We also provide Operating Lease facilities for education and Vehicle Leasing for businesses

"We could not have been happier. Banks as usual were a nightmare - they took over six weeks to eventually refuse for vague reasons unexplained. LDF were professional, helpful, friendly, and best of all, fast."

- Ms. Reyburn, The Profitable Firm

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Why choose LDF?

We're the largest independent provider of finance to SME businesses.

We are a well-established funder and credit broker to UK businesses. As a leading provider of unsecured finance, we aim to provide your business with the right finance option to suit your needs.

Whatever your industry, profession or requirement, your dedicated Account Manager will work with you every step of the way.

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Account Manager

A dedicated Account Manager

Free up cash flow

Free up cash flow for other areas of your business


Monthly & quarterly repayments available

Tailored Agreements

Tailored finance agreements to suit needs

Finance for Loan and Asset

Receive finance in as little as 24 hours for business loan & 48 hours for asset finance

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