Category: Discounting

Invoice Discounting

Two Types of Invoice Finance

Posted on 12 Nov, 2012

Businesses which are not used to invoice finance can often become confused as to the differences between the deals available to them. The similarities between the two main types of invoice finance are significantly greater than the differences, however, and are not difficult to understand.[...]

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Alternatives to an Overdraft

Posted on 14 Jun, 2012

Many businesses continue to find that an overdraft from their bank acts a reliable first line of working credit. In these tough economic times, however, not every business can obtain the type of overdraft which they would like. Those lucky enough to obtain traditional bank credit often find that it is now surrounded by significant […]

5 Questions to Decide Between Invoice Factoring and Discounting

Posted on 3 Apr, 2012

Invoice factoring and invoice discounting are the choices you have when you elect to utilise the services of an invoice financing provider. They are often considered to be vastly different but in actual fact, the similarities are more striking. Invoice factoring involves releasing complete control of your invoices to the provider. The company receives a […]

Costs of Invoice Factoring and Discounting

Posted on 2 Apr, 2012

Invoice financing can be divided into factoring and discounting. Both factoring and discounting involves a provider paying you 80+% of the invoice’s worth up front and the rest when the client pays the entire balance. The main difference is that providers use their own methods of extracting cash from a company’s clients without that company’s […]

What is Invoice Discounting

Posted on 30 Mar, 2012

Invoice discounting is one of the two aspects of invoice financing. Unlike the other aspect, invoice factoring, discounting enables you to remain in control of invoice collection. This is usually the form of invoice financing chosen by companies who don’t want their customers to know that the company is using the services of another organization […]