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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.

  • Michiel Steeman

NEW: SCF Barometer reveals success factors and outlook

By |January 5th, 2017|

The launch of the SCF Barometer at the SCF Forum in Amsterdam last month gives the clearest picture yet as to current rate of use of supply chain finance and its success.

  • ICC

SMEs hardest hit by slowdown in trade finance, says ICC

By |October 20th, 2016|

Latest ICC global trade and finance survey shows that SMEs are worst affected by lack of availability of trade finance - but supply chain finance continues to grow.

The major trends affecting Swiss working capital management

By |October 21st, 2016|

With low-interest rates, Swiss companies have good liquidity says new research from University of St Gallen. But emerging trends will affect working capital management.