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Covid-19 and Business – Survive, Revive and Thrive

As we head into the next phase of economic turbulence with the furlough scheme coming to an end, businesses are looking to take steps to ensure survival and long-term financial health. In our latest webinar, Optimum’s interim CEO, Scott Braybrook joined Fidelius’ corporate client director, Mark Bradbury, and senior chartered financial planner, Ian Croxall to …read more

How our services supported 14 Day UK Ltd through Covid-19

Alex Hayward Managing Director at 14 Day UK Ltd, discusses how using Optimum Finance’s invoice finance services helped his business through Covid-19. Providing freight brokerage for third party transport and haulage companies, 14 Day UK Ltd launched in March 2019. The company, which is headed up by Alex Hayward, has since its inception been supporting …read more

Webinar: Finance and risk mitigation – everything you need to know to support financial health

Who:     Optimum Finance When: 17th September 2020, 10am – 11am Where:   Event detail: Leading UK invoice finance firm Optimum Finance is hosting a free online webinar for SME owners and managers whose businesses have been adversely affected, financially or otherwise, by the coronavirus pandemic and would like to know how to best …read more

Optimum Finance appoints three new industry heavyweights

Bristol and London-based invoice finance provider and fintech firm Optimum Finance has appointed three industry experts to bolster its offering. The company welcomes James John as its new Head of Risk, Rebecca Salt as Regional Sales Director for the Midlands and Dany Boyle as its new Partnerships Manager. The new hires follow on from a …read more

Five benefits for intermediaries using our web app

Our latest innovation in the invoice finance market is designed with intermediaries in mind. Here are the top five benefits for using our web app to grow your business: Speed With a few simple questions answered visitors to your website can self-generate an instant offer showing how invoice finance can benefit their business. This is …read more

Introducing our web app for intermediaries

We are extremely excited to introduce our brand new web app for intermediaries. Whether you are a broker, accountant or business adviser, our instant offer functionality can be integrated into your existing website. This means you can offer your prospects the chance to get an instant funding offer for their business with just a few …read more

Easing Lockdown: Managing the Economic Impact on Your Business

In the latest webinar, regional sales director at Optimum Finance, Andy Christiansen joined Sheryl Davis, partner at Saffery Champness and Charlotte Braham, solicitor at Allan Janes to discuss how to manage the impact of Covid-19 on business. The UK government has taken further steps to ease the coronavirus lockdown restrictions. Business will now need to …read more

SMEs need to be clear about their 12-month plan advises Scott Braybrook

Optimum Finance interim CEO Scott Braybrook offers advice to SMEs as lockdown eases and we enter the next phase of the new normal You’ve heard the old adage ‘failing to plan is planning to fail’. We’re now entering a new phase and while the initial shock waves of the impact of the pandemic on SMEs …read more

A tribute to our founder

Richard Pepler, CEO Optimum Finance 1960 – 2020 Anyone who worked with, or for, Richard during his 30-year plus career will know what a talented and inspirational man he was. Born in Newent, Gloucestershire and brought up in Portishead, North Somerset, Richard began his career working as a cashier at Barclays Bank. Well-known in the …read more

Healthcare business support package

We have launched a support service designed for firms in the healthcare sector called Optimum Medic. Optimum Medic is a specialist invoice finance service designed for businesses supplying the healthcare, medical and pharmacy sectors in the UK. The new initiative comes on the back of a Covid-19 support package for SMEs launched last month by …read more