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UK Retailer defends use of TradeWind supplier finance

By |February 4th, 2019|

Clothing store Peacocks refutes claims that it is trying to squeeze suppliers with its TradeWind-powered supplier finance solution.

Why the UK’s late payment problem is back in the spotlight

By |January 18th, 2019|

Britain's Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) tells SCF Briefing that persistent late payers must be ‘named and shamed’ to force action in the wake of Carillion.

What can our highlights of 2018 tell us about supplier finance?

By |December 30th, 2018|

In 2018, just over 25,000 people visited SCF Briefing to read an article or a piece of news. What can we learn from the choices they made?

Why sustainability is the new driver for supply chain finance

By |December 9th, 2018|

Sustainability in supply chains is becoming a priority for global business, according to new HSBC research. SCF Briefing spoke to the bank’s Stuart Nivison to find out more.

Top case studies and discussions from 2018 SCF Forum Europe

By |November 29th, 2018|

Case studies from Crown Commercial Service, DSM, Airbus, Kuehne + Nagel, and many more examples from the biggest-ever SCF Forum Europe.

Siemens wins 2018 SCF Awards Gold, beating biggest ever field

By |November 29th, 2018|

Top honours went to Siemens against a record number of entrants for the 2018 SCF Awards. China's Professor Hua Song was named Leader of the Year.

Leader of the year 2018: Prof Hua Song of Renmin University

By |November 29th, 2018|

The 2018 SCF Leader of the Year award goes to Professor Hua Song, adviser to the Chinese government on SCF and widely regarded as China's top expert.

New fintechs and giant “hooligan companies” mark China’s SCF

By |December 3rd, 2018|

The market for SCF in China has been forecast to be around RMB15bn in 2020, while the value of receivables and inventory has been put at RMB350-500 trillion.

Some SCF users ‘push the rules’, says Fitch Ratings’ Griffiths

By |December 3rd, 2018|

In a popular SCF Forum session, Andrew Sawers interviewed Alex Griffiths, head of EMEA corporate ratings at Fitch and author of 'that' report.

‘Technology alone doesn’t make a successful SCF programme’

By |December 3rd, 2018|

Supply chain finance leaders warned that technology alone won’t make your supply chain finance programme a success - closer collaboration between all key parties is key.