Henry Howard Finance, one of the largest providers of finance to SME’s in the UK, has been shortlisted for a National Federation of Retail Newsagents’ award for its work financing convenience store improvements across the UK.
HH Retail Finance, the branch of Henry Howard Finance specialising in lending for convenience store owners, was named as a finalist for the Product of the Year category.
HH Retail Finance provide funding from equipment upgrades to complete store refits, providing financial solutions for a range of businesses, whether they are already established or in the start-up stage.
This is the latest in a string of award nominations for Henry Howard Finance, with the Newport-based company winning Best Channel Business Service at the Comms National Awards 2016 earlier this month, for its innovative new technology and excellent sales support.
Now in their 13th year, the National Federation of Retail Newsagents awards recognise innovation, professionalism and creativity in news and convenience retailing, rewarding those who have made an outstanding contribution to the sector.
The NFRN represents 15,000 independent convenience stores in the UK and Ireland.
Sarah Freeman, Head of HH Retail Finance, said: “We’re really proud to be shortlisted for this national award. It’s testament to the hard work and dedication of the retail team, who provide fast and flexible finance solutions to retailers and equipment suppliers across the country.”
Mark Crook, Chief Operating Officer at Henry Howard Finance added; “Our experienced team clearly understand the challenges faced by businesses in the convenience store sector. HH Retail work closely with retailers through the business life cycle, supporting development and growth from the first conversation.”
The winner will be announced on Wednesday 23rd November at a gala dinner in London.