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SCF is strategic area of high growth, say trade finance banks

By |October 13th, 2017|

Supply chain finance is seen as a promising area of growth by trade finance banks, but most are not in position to offer it as a product, says ICC.

Payables up as cash conversion slows and dividends increase

By |September 13th, 2017|

The latest REL European working capital survey hints at SCF opportunities for payables as companies increase debt and raise their dividend payouts.

Research: The seven-sided benefits of supply chain finance

By |July 4th, 2017|

A review of recent research at Cranfield School of Management reveals that the benefits of SCF can be put into seven classifications, says Dr Simon Templar.

Why a supplier finance strategy can be a multipurpose solution

By |June 27th, 2017|

For the treasurers and procurement directors at the latest meeting of the Working Capital Forum, a supplier finance strategy was an idea whose time has come.

Growth and Brexit putting pressure on UK working capital

By |May 9th, 2017|

British businesses are having to increase working capital because of the favourable economic environment and uncertainty after Brexit, says research from Lloyds Bank.

Reality behind the research: “SCF market needs more education”

By |May 8th, 2017|

Recent research suggests that mid-market corporates in North America aren't making much use of SCF. Andrew Jesse of Basware says that the market needs more education.

SCF in Italy: Insights from the SCF Observatory conference

By |April 1st, 2017|

The SCF Observatory conference heard about the potential for SCF in Italy, the prospects for new paradigms and the environmental and technological challenges.

Banks, fintechs and corporates: The reality and the dream

By |March 6th, 2017|

Banks need a more integrated approach to technology. For trade and supply chain finance, the ultimate dream could be "a platform of platforms", says new research.

  • Michiel Steeman

New research: The key factors that drive SCF accounting

By |February 2nd, 2017|

More guidance from the accounting profession would help clarify when trade debtors must be reclassified as debt. New SCF Community research sheds some light.

Measuring success: Key findings of the first SCF Barometer

By |January 19th, 2017|

The SCF Barometer shows a rapidly growing level of take-up of SCF and a very high level of success. Most companies that have an SCF programme plan on extending it.