17 August 2014

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We share up to date funding, industry news and relevant articles on our blog all the time. Our Latest News covers what is happening in the Lime Consultancy world.

This page is our chance to shout about what we are doing and keep you up to date with the happenings in our world.

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The Most Different Networking of 2016 Has Arrived

Our annual networking and get together has been booked for 1st December at The Beehive Gatwick. Places are limited so come along and enjoy a very different evening of informal networking. It will be something you don’t expect.

Details and book on…

Lender Offers 100% Development Finance

An established development lender has launched a new product which allows developers to borrow 100% of build and development costs on a joint venture basis. For developers looking at multiple builds or with opportunities to acquire sites this could be well timed.

For more info on the 100% development finance product…

London Office Opens

We are delighted that our new London location has formally opened. We now have premises in Great Suffolk Street, London. This means that clients now have a London office and more local presence, improving our service and delivery of commercial finance yet again.

See where we are…

Warning, New Payment Fraud Scam

A local bank has recently made us aware of a new scam doing the rounds. It is targeting businesses, some of who have lost money as a result. Please be aware of what happens and don’t get caught out.

See what happens and how it works…

The Best Business Event Ever!

On 9th December at Harwood Jaguar, we bring you the most original, entertaining and productive business event anywhere before 2015 runs out. A free event that will surprise you, amaze you and will be one not to miss! Booking on early is essential.

New Business Finance Award – 3rd of 2015

This month we have won our 3rd award of 2015. This represents the value and service we provide to our clients, it also demonstrates our wealth of commercial lending options and how these continually meet the needs of our business clients.

See the full story and what the award means for our clients

FCA Changes To Credit Instalment Definitions

This relates to the changes from March 2015. The FCA have changed what defines a credit agreement when a customer is paying for goods or services over a period of time.

The new guidelines will make it easier for businesses who offer payment over a period up to one year and who do not charge interest or admin fees.

Understand the full changes here.

Announcement – Similarly Named Company

Please be aware that Lime Consultancy is in no way connected to a similarly named company called ‘Lime Loans’. We have been receiving an increasing number of calls for this company, all from unhappy customers. Lime Consultancy is in no way connected to this company, we are not a consumer lender.

To read our FCA declaration please read our full bulletin. If you are looking for Lime Loans please check your details and contact the correct company. We are aware that Google will bring up Lime Consultancy on searches, please check before you contact the wrong company.

Read the full bulletin…

Major Success For Lime Consultancy

This November has seen a couple of exciting developments for Lime Consultancy.

We have won a tender to work with Brighton University’s Green Growth Platform. The Green Growth Platform is a scheme to encourage up to 1,000 businesses to based themselves in Sussex and work with funded programmes of support via the University. We cannot wait to get involved with helping these companies achieve the finance and funding they need throughout 2015 and beyond. Read the full story…

Our other good news this month has been an approach by a journalist working for RBS who are undertaking research for an article about small business finance, they wanted an independent expert to speak to and chose us! Great to see someone is listening to the messages we send out and resources we publish! Read the full story about our RBS work here…

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The New Advert on Uckfield FM!

We are pleased to be supporting Uckfield FM community radio and now have an advert running throughout September. Have a listen to the 30 second ‘scary’ advert here! –

For more details on why we have decided to advertise then read more about our new approach to commercial finance here.