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How does a store’s visual appeal affect consumer purchasing?

27 February 2019
5 minute read

2018 was the year shops, both big and small, made a conscious effort to overhaul the way heir establishments were presented. In the same year, Liberis provided UK businesses with a whopping £19 million to give their premises a new look and feel - making up 20% of all Liberis' funding last year for refurbishment.

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Liberis recognise Time to Talk Day 2019

05 February 2019
2 minute read

Time to Change is not only a charity, but a growing social movement working to change the way people think and act about mental health. Working to achieve their goal and share their vision, one of the initiatives that the organisation has introduced is the Time to Change Employer’s Pledge which they are encouraging employers to sign as a signal to their employees, customers and the public that they are also committed to challenging thinking around mental wellbeing. Liberis is one of 900 employers across England that have signed this pledge!

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Hello 2019! How To Plan For The Year Ahead

14 January 2019
4 minute read

With the mad rush of the festive season over, there’s not a minute to waste as business owners are straight back to it. The new year is a great time for business owners to really hit the ground running and implement some resolutions – whether that involves being more organised or learning from last year’s mistakes!

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Liberis’ 2018 in Review

12 December 2018
2 minute read

2018, what a year it’s been. And we couldn’t be prouder to have spent it doing what we do best: funding more small businesses than ever before! Check out our infographic below for a full lookback on the growth of our customers, products and impact on the economy this year!

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The UK’s Most Independent City

04 December 2018
3 minute read

From record stores to restaurants, cinemas to gyms, there’s an array of independent retailers in cities and towns across the UK. For those seeking one-of-a-kind cuisine and obscure music, these local businesses offer something different to the typical high street names. 

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The Value of Liberis: Our Impact on the UK Economy

19 November 2018
8 minute read

Did you know that every £1 of Liberis funding increases spending in the economy by over £1.50? And that we’ve grown the funding we provide by over 50% each year since 2014?

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Liberis Win Alternative Finance Provider of the Year at the 2018 British Small Business Awards

12 November 2018
1 minute read

Another trophy for the cabinet! Liberis are delighted to announce that we have won Alternative Finance Provider of the Year at the 2018 British Small Business Awards; taking the lead against 9 other contenders in our category.

Open banking 101

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Open Banking 101

13 August 2018
4 minute read

Open Banking. It’s a buzzword in the press and a milestone for the world of financial tech - but what does it actually mean? How does it work? And what impact might it have on the way you finance your business?

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The UK Interest Rate Increase: What does this mean for Liberis?

07 August 2018
2 minute read

Liberis’ prices will not be changing with interest rate increase. We are always trying to add value for our customers and that goes for the small businesses we fund - both existing and new - as well as any brokers or affiliates that we work with.

Sage Pay Business Finance

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Liberis provides £1million funding to UK SMEs through Sage Pay Business Finance

06 August 2018
2 minute read

Sage Pay Business Finance allows businesses to receive finance as an advance of their future credit and debit card sales, with advances ranging between £2,500 and £300,000. A result of the partnership between Liberis and Sage Pay, it has a 77% approval rating since its creation 14 months ago. It now provides vital finance to growing businesses, helping to support the wider UK economy.

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Beating The Bookies: World Cup Score Predictions by Liberis

13 July 2018
5 minute read

The FIFA World Cup final is almost upon us. And although England may be out, it looks like machine learning and statistical scores are in . . Liberis Data Scientist Ed Gent tells us how!

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Liberis Ranks 3rd Best UK Workplace For Women (Medium) 2018

04 July 2018
1 minute read

Liberis are very proud to announce that - on top of achieving 21st place in Great Place to Work's Best Medium Workplaces 2018 list - Liberis have also been recognised as one of the Best Medium Workplaces For Women! Making a shortlist of 34 companies in the UK, and ranking 3rd in the 15 organisations of our size.