When UK manufacturer Star Tissue saw an opportunity to invest for growth to meet market demand, an integrated trade and asset finance solution provided the perfect funding combination.
Whatever the size of your business, the world you operate in is rapidly changing. COVID-19 showed how quickly businesses can adapt and implement new technology as they sought new ways to engage with staff, customers, suppliers and business partners. Maintaining that momentum to adapt to new opportunity is essential. Our panel of experts, including Barry Searle, Director at Intqual-pro, Roland Emmans, Head of Tech Sector at HSBC UK and Jordan Appleson, CEO of Hark Systems, looked at key tech trends, what they mean for your business, and how you can maximise these trends whilst keeping your business safe.
As businesses start the shift from survival to recovery, effective cash management is essential for growth to be sustainable. Our panel of experts, including Mark Berrisford-Smith, Head of Economics, Commercial Banking at HSBC UK, Laura Bounds MBE, Owner of Kent Crisps and Curd & Cure, Nadya Hijazi, Global head of Digital, Global Liquidity & Cash Management at HSBC and Nathan McCarthy, Director of Cash and Working Capital at Interpath Advisory, share their experiences and insights in to how businesses can optimise cash management and secure growth. Here are their key takeaways.
The way that people live, shop and work was already being disrupted by new technologies and digitalisation. But that seismic shift has been enormously accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses large and small need to respond to customers who are rapidly embracing ecommerce and digital payments, and demanding ever greater convenience in how they buy goods and services.
Considering expanding your business into China, but unsure of the opportunities and challenges it presents? Alice Du, Head of China Desk, HSBC UK addresses some key questions that may help.
An innovative solution from HSBC’s payment partner, Global Payments, has provided a number of benefits for global trader, ICE Trikes and its customers.
UK manufacturer Brandon Medical is achieving enviable growth in some of the world’s most challenging markets.
Optimising your working capital isn’t just about better business management. It can unlock a number of opportunities and could deliver real benefits, as HSBC Relationship Director, Michael Wilding, explains.
As the COVID-19 pandemic progressed and businesses saw their calendar of events cancelled or postponed, virtual events and digital networking were kicked into overdrive to replace them. As the business owners of 2021 now look optimistically towards the future, how much is the digital realm likely to surrender to live events as restrictions are once again relaxed?
Many growing firms are reluctant to engage a lawyer – yet failure to cover legal issues costs SMEs more than £13bn every year. Taking action to anticipate legal problems is likely to be well worthwhile.