Business Finance Glossary - F

Factoring

Contracting out your sales ledger management and debt collection, usually in exchange for an advance payment. A means of raising working capital against trade debtors.

Farm Funding

Our specialist Commercial Finance Brokers, have extensive experience in arranging loans, mortgages, bridging loans, property development finance and working capital for farmers.  We can arrange finance for new purchases or refinances or the release of equity to fund diversification schemes or expansion.
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FCA

Financial Conduct Authority.

Flotation

Raising funds by arranging for your company's shares to be quoted on a stock exchange.

Franchising

commercial agreements that allow one business to deal in a product or service controlled by another. For example, most car manufacturers give franchises to sell their cars to local garages, who then operate using the manufacturer's brand.

Freehold

Outright ownership of a property. This type of tenure contrasts with leasehold where the leaseholder has the rights to occupy a property for a specified period of time.

Funding without Banks

With Banks now more cautious who they lend to or applying unattainable criteria, then UK Businesses are finding it exceedingly difficult to get funding. Our main funding without banks product is Crowd Funding or peer to peer loans which is an alternative commercial funding based on many funders providing small amounts to reach a total required fund
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