New factors coming to the fore

New factors coming to the fore

‘I’ll have my bond; speak not against my bond.’ Shylock, The Merchant of Venice For any organisation trying to provide a small business lending facility, receivables finance makes perfect sense. In the current climate, turning an unpaid invoice into a collateralised asset in return for a fee is a far lower risk to the lender ...

Performance under pressure

Since the financial crisis, performance teams are under more pressure than ever. Ad hoc report requests with very short deadlines from fund managers – to appease fragile investors – have become the norm. The performance systems of the future will be able to deal with these requests through a different, ‘self-service’ business model whereby once ...