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LDF Shortlisted at the Credit Strategy Awards 2018
10 April 2018

LDF Shortlisted at the Credit Strategy Awards 2018

We are thrilled to reveal that LDF have been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories at this year’s Credit Strategy Awards, one of the largest and most prestigious events in the annual credit industry calendar.

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LDF support Business Excellence at the Cheshire High Sheriff Awards 2018
6 April 2018

LDF support Business Excellence at the Cheshire High Sheriff Awards 2018

The High Sheriff's Awards for Enterprise are Cheshire's most prestigious Awards for business performance, providing a golden opportunity for businesses throughout the region to demonstrate their excellence and be...

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LDF Group positioned for growth as part of US based, White Oak Global Advisors
5 April 2018

LDF Group positioned for growth as part of US based, White Oak Global Advisors

We are delighted to announce LDF Group’s acquisition by US based White Oak Global Advisors, LLC in what will be the first step in expanding their asset-based lending platform to serve clients in the UK and Europe.

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There’s good service. Then there’s Gold Trusted Service.
28 February 2018

There’s good service. Then there’s Gold Trusted Service.

We’re feeling quite star struck at LDF this week, after the quality of our service was recognised for the second year running at the Trusted Service Awards, thanks to global feedback engine, Feefo.

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We supported small businesses with half a billion in 2017
18 January 2018

We supported small businesses with half a billion in 2017

We started 2017 with a firm objective, to provide UK small businesses with half a billion in finance that could both drive growth and support entrepreneurism across the board.

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LDF shortlisted in two categories at the 2018 Business Moneyfacts Awards
12 December 2017

LDF shortlisted in two categories at the 2018 Business Moneyfacts Awards

The Business Moneyfacts Awards are the largest business finance awards ceremony in the UK and without doubt, one of the major highlights our industry calendar.

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A bumper night for industry awards success
1 December 2017

A bumper night for industry awards success

LDF had another successful night at two award ceremonies last night. The 13th annual Leasing Life Awards took place last night (29th November) in Amsterdam, celebrating the array of businesses involved in the asset...

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Ten years after the global financial crisis: What has changed?
17 November 2017

Ten years after the global financial crisis: What has changed?

10 years on from the financial crisis our MD Peter Alderson discusses how the financial industry has evolved... for the better.

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Developing the next generation of finance professionals
13 November 2017

Developing the next generation of finance professionals

The financial services landscape is changing, and rapidly...Ahead of this week’s Think/Forward event, Peter Thomas of the Leasing Foundation discusses their ambitious plans for the next generation of business finance...

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Our industries must not fall behind again
6 November 2017

Our industries must not fall behind again

From robotics to artificial intelligence (AI), advances in technology have been gathering pace over recent years. Built on the digital advances of the past four decades, the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution is...

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Don’t let your firm be a hacker’s paradise
30 October 2017

Don’t let your firm be a hacker’s paradise

Headlines have been dominated by news of cyber attacks over recent months. But to date, no hack rivals the WannaCry virus, which temporarily crippled the NHS and other organisations around the world.

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LDF win ‘Best Business to Work For’ at the 2017 Flintshire Business Awards
24 October 2017

LDF win ‘Best Business to Work For’ at the 2017 Flintshire Business Awards

We were fortunate to add another important award to a growing list of LDF successes on Friday night, collecting ‘Best Business to Work For’ at the 2017 Flintshire Business Awards, held at Soughton Hall in Northop. 

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The hurdles SMEs face when it comes to hiring
23 October 2017

The hurdles SMEs face when it comes to hiring

When it comes to growing your business, investing in your staff is a core ingredient to making it successful. And yet many small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are struggling to find the right staff to fit the...

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How a new craft distillery funded their ambitious development plans
20 October 2017

How a new craft distillery funded their ambitious development plans

This week we talk to Chris Toller, Director of the Henstone Distillery Limited, an exciting new craft distillery based in the beautiful rolling Shropshire countryside. Their vision is a grand one, and their three...

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New report shows why small businesses are too important to ignore
20 October 2017

New report shows why small businesses are too important to ignore

It’s always reassuring to read media stories that provide positive reinforcement on the importance of small business, and so this week it was refreshing to read a new and insightful piece of research by global print...

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