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    Here you'll find all the latest news and opinions from LDF covering finance, business, brand and much more.

LDF highly commended at Business Moneyfacts Awards 2016
18 March 2016

LDF highly commended at Business Moneyfacts Awards 2016

Last night, the winners of the 2016 Business Moneyfacts Awards were announced at the prestigious Lancaster London Hotel.

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You can now review our service on Feefo
26 February 2016

You can now review our service on Feefo

We’re excited to announce our relationship with global independent feedback engine Feefo, helping us to showcase our customer reviews and ratings. Since launching this facility in November, we have received some...

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LDF raise over £12,600 for Wales Air Ambulance
16 February 2016

LDF raise over £12,600 for Wales Air Ambulance

In 2015, we announced the Wales Air Ambulance (WAA) as our chosen charity of the year detailing our support for the charity and the lifesaving work they accomplish.

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LDF & the British Business Bank agree £51m facility to increase asset finance for SME
12 February 2016

LDF & the British Business Bank agree £51m facility to increase asset finance for SME

Working with the British Business Bank we are proud to provide a £51m facility to fund a portfolio of small businesses with asset finance facilities.

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Education Technology: making the right investment...
14 January 2016

Education Technology: making the right investment...

 At Bett 2016, SBMs (School Business Manager) will have their eyes firmly on the prize: brand spanking new education technology with a price tag that won’t break the bank. We explored how an operating lease could...

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Will the Government rethink SME quarterly tax return?
8 January 2016

Will the Government rethink SME quarterly tax return?

The New Year has already brought good news for UK small businesses, with the prospect of a rethink on the somewhat controversial plan for SMEs to file tax returns on a quarterly basis.

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Merry Christmas from LDF
23 December 2015

Merry Christmas from LDF

Looking back on 2015 it has been a fantastic year for our business, with highlights including:

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Fintech: are banks facing an ‘Uber moment’?
17 December 2015

Fintech: are banks facing an ‘Uber moment’?

Antony Jenkins, former CEO of Barclays, has predicted that banks are facing their own 'Uber moment' due to the rapid growth of financial technologies (Fintech).

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Law firms’ payment waiting times hits 15 weeks
15 December 2015

Law firms’ payment waiting times hits 15 weeks

Latest research reveals that law firms are now waiting 11 days longer for invoices to be paid, with the average time for payments hitting 15 weeks.

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LDF Christmas Foodbank appeal
11 December 2015

LDF Christmas Foodbank appeal

LDF were pleased to be involved with local charity Flintshire Foodbank again this Christmas supporting a scheme that provides emergency food parcels to local people in need.

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Overdue Corporation Tax payments reach £1.59bn
8 December 2015

Overdue Corporation Tax payments reach £1.59bn

Overdue Corporation tax payments have hit a high of £1.59 billion this year, rising from £1.52 billion in 2014.

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Number of UK accountancy firms falls as mergers increase
1 December 2015

Number of UK accountancy firms falls as mergers increase

Recent figures released by the Financial Reporting Council, show that the number of accountancy firms has fallen from 6,962 to 6,622, a result of the increase in firm mergers.

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What HMRC’s reorganisation means for small businesses
27 November 2015

What HMRC’s reorganisation means for small businesses

Having recently announced changes to its services, HMRC plans to create 13 new Regional centres over the next five years, whilst also putting a greater emphasis on the improvements to their digital services.

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LDF launch new Business Development Loan for SMEs
24 November 2015

LDF launch new Business Development Loan for SMEs

We understand that many SME businesses often struggle to access finance, especially when considering certain options for business growth. Such opportunities, whether big or small, can drive a business in the right...

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LDF acquire First Independent Finance
18 November 2015

LDF acquire First Independent Finance

We are pleased to announce our acquisition of Scottish based broker, First Independent Finance in a deal that will create the largest independent SME finance provider.

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