Henry Howard Finance plc is proud to sign up to the SME Finance Charter, a voluntary agreement which sets out how UK lenders plan to support their SME customers. Our 5 pledges are below:
- We’re open for business and ready to lend.
Henry Howard Finance is one of the UK’s largest independent funders, with a distinctive entrepreneurial outlook and a strong commercial appetite to provide finance to UK SMEs. We currently support approximately 40,000 businesses with their financing needs. We partner with hundreds of UK suppliers to help SMEs lease equipment and finance their capital expenditure requirements. We’re investing heavily in our business to help us reach and support entrepreneurs, family owned businesses and UK SMEs wishing to invest in theirs.
- We’ll help you prepare for Brexit and beyond.
We support suppliers and businesses across all sectors of the UK economy, financing all equipment types, from telecoms and technology solutions to transport and agriculture assets. We create bespoke finance programmes to help our SME customers invest and grow. We’re investing in our technology platform to make access to finance easier. Our finance products allow SMEs to release cash to invest in their businesses. Our priority is to support our partners and customers.
3. We’ll support your application and signpost other options if needed.
We work closely with our customers to find the right ways to support their finance needs. If we are unable to finance a customer ourselves, we have a number of funding relationships offering different products and services to help SMEs access credit.
- We’ll treat you fairly at all times.
We are passionate about supporting the SME market, delivering outstanding service and building our own business for the long term. We will only be successful if our customers are successful. We try to do the right things, in the right way. We will always strive to treat our customers with the highest level of transparency and integrity.
- We’ll work with the government-owned British Business Bank to support SMEs.
We are a proud partner of the British Business Bank and support it’s endeavour in making finance markets work better for SMEs. We share a passion to enable UK businesses to prosper.