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

Peter Alderson, Finance Monthly CEO Awards 2016 Winner
6 July 2016

Peter Alderson, Finance Monthly CEO Awards 2016 Winner

We are delighted to announce that LDF’s Managing Director, Peter Alderson has been recognised in this year’s Finance Monthly CEO Awards as a leading light in the industry.  

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First asset finance provider to join the Commonwealth Trade Initiative
3 June 2016

First asset finance provider to join the Commonwealth Trade Initiative

We are excited to announce that LDF have become the first financial service provider to join the Commonwealth Trade Initiative. Established by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, in partnership with...

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LDF approved by the Direct Marketing Association (DMA)
26 May 2016

LDF approved by the Direct Marketing Association (DMA)

We are delighted to announce our membership with the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), the UK’s dedicated direct marketing body. The accreditation gives LDF access to industry best-practice guidelines throughout...

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Supporting ‘Finance for Growth’ at Accountex 2016
6 May 2016

Supporting ‘Finance for Growth’ at Accountex 2016

Accountex, the UK’s only national exhibition and conference for Accountants & Finance Directors, is returning to the ExCel London on the 11th and 12th May.

We’re taking a number of our highly-skilled team to this...

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Discover the LDF Partner Programme at Foodex 2016
18 April 2016

Discover the LDF Partner Programme at Foodex 2016

FoodEx, the UK's premier trade event for processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics is returning to the NEC this week.

Starting today, this 3-day event, will assist businesses to engage with suppliers and...

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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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